I noticed that the price on eBay is back down to $164 + $20 shipping. So, for $184 you get a Briggs 252cc (11.50 Ft-lb., 8 HP) with electric start and 60 watts charging system. That is about 1/2 the regular price. Such a deal.
Current & Past Fleet:
2017 Husqvarna ST224 (SOLD)
2014 Troy-Bilt 2410 w/ Briggs & Stratton 305cc Engine
2003 Ariens ST824LE (SOLD)
1999 Toro PowerShift 824 w/ 318cc OHV Tecumseh Engine
1988 Toro 521 w/ 212cc Predator Engine
1985 Toro 3521 w/ 179cc Powermore Engine (SOLD)