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Wondering About Plastic Case on an Echo Saw

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Hearing Good things about these newly-designed Echoes. But, one thing worries me, and that is that they are constructed with a plastic case. All I keep thinking about is what would happen if you dropped a good size log on your saw on a 20 degree day when that plastic is good and brittle. Any thoughts or considerations? Thanks.
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I concur. I have two Stihl saws, both with plenty of plastic. While I do care for my tools and make sure to use them properly (not abuse them), they look like new after a few years of cutting firewood.

If the plastic case pieces are a new thing for Echo, I would avoid them for a year or two to be sure they don't have issues from a new design. Otherwise, you'll be fine.
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