hey man im also from MA almost 16. if i were u id get the want ad and look for a 32" or 36" mower. i think we live pretty close like 30 min away or somthin. but i found my bunton 52" wb in the want ad $300 and it paid for it self many many times. also go onto www.craigslist.com
or maybe its www.craigslist.org
well any ways if u need help just pm me or w/e. good luck.