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Aftermarket vs OEM parts for lawn & garden equipment

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Aftermarket vs OEM parts for lawn & garden equipment

There are lots of aftermarket parts available for lawn and garden equipment - especially for major brands such as Craftsman, Husqvarna, Toro, MTD, Honda, Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, and Kohler. Aftermarket parts can be considerably less expensive than the Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM) part. Search a part number and major online shopping sites can give you tons of options at different price points. But should you buy them? The short answer is...it depends. Stens, Oregon and Rotary There are three major brands of aftermarket parts in our industry.  Stens, Oregon Power Products, and Rotary Corporation's parts meet or exceed OEM standards....

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