The super slow system deck is a fabricated deck that has a square look to it, otherwise it has the cheap round stamped deck. It all comes down to quality, if your "buddies" Exmark is fairly new he wouldn't let it go for less then $2,500.
There is an Old Blue Chair for each and every one of us, we just have to find it.
2006 GMC Sierra 2500hd crew cab
BOSS 8'2" Power V
Hustler X-one 60"
Toro Proline 36" wb w/t-bar controls
JS46 22" walk-behind (wouldn't recommend)
Shindaiwa T254, Echo trimmers, chainsaws, pole hedge trimmer, pole saw, hedge trimmer
Shindaiwa 633 and Husqvarna 130BT blower