Originally Posted by Nate'sLawnCare
For under 8k, you can get a Snapper Pro S200XT with a 61 or 72 inch deck and the 32HP Vanguard Big Block. It should last you many years. The warranty is also pretty good, 4 years or 500 hours right now. They also have 0% financing for 48 months.
Agreed, this is exactly what I found here in Shreveport.
2 X 2 frame rails, heavy iron spindles, ICD deck, ZT5400 beefy transmissions.
If I had purchased new, that was what I was going to buy.