I currently in the process of buying out a company with a 2006 walker mtlghs 31hp 48" and I loved the demo when he let me use it for a day.
As far as Grasshoppers, I have been told by several company owners and suppliers that they are great mowers but fall apart very quickly and don't last.
There is an Old Blue Chair for each and every one of us, we just have to find it.
2015 Ram 3500 6.4l hemi 4x4
BOSS 8'2" VXT
Hustler X-one 60" 3 bin bagger
Toro Proline 36" wb w/t-bar controls
Walker S14 36"
Shindaiwa T242, Echo trimmers, chainsaws, pole hedge trimmer, pole saw, hedge trimmer
Shindaiwa 633 and Echo 755