I have used JD residential mower before I started to cut commercial and they cut like crap for me.
Especially since you are money tight, it's a no brainer to get the Exmark. Wait, I stopped myself in the middle of that sentence.
HOW MANY HOURS DOES THE EXMARK HAVE??
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