Only things I don't like about the new ones are the smaller fuel tanks and the boxed in rear discharge corner of the deck.
It is by far the best, strongest built ZTR on the market. They were very close with the XR-7 era. They fixed what was wrong, but then went backwards with the fuel tanks.
2004 GMC 2500HD Reg Cab BOSS 9.2 V-Plow
2013 eXmark LazerZ X-Series 60" 34hp EFI (RED) Kohler
2006 Hustler SuperZ 28EFI 60" Power Chute Design OCDC SOLD!
1996 48" SCAG Belt WB 14hp Kawasaki Classic Deck
Echo 2 strokes PB-755
Commercial Lawnboy trim mower
Solo since 1980