Let me begin by asking your forgiveness in my posting a thread that's been discussed before. But doing a search, I did find one long thread but it was primarily about the Gravely homeowner line. For those of you who've been using Gravely commercial mowers, give me all the pros and cons, what I should be looking out for, etc.. If you've seen a few of my postings lately, it appears I might be dropping out of the Hustler line. I sold my 60" SuperZ and for the prices of a new 54" SuperZ, I figured I had to at least look around at other options. My fellow North Carolinian, Albery, mentioned Gravely's and I did a little researching. Looking at specs. on thier website, I'm impressed. They are not at all popular around the Raleigh area and honestly, I only recall one company running Gravelys that I've seen on a regular basis. But the main dealer that sells Gravely here is a well respected outfit and I'd love to check them out. I'm looking at the 252XDZ, 260XDZ, and the 266XDZ. I love the engine line they offer and it sounds like that deck they run now is right on the money; a large complaint I had with my SuperZs. I mainly cut tall-fescue but I do have a few bermuda customers and bermudagrass and zoysia in Raleigh are getting more and more popular everyday. So again, please pardon another "what do you think about these mowers?" thread. I'm supposed to demo a Deere 820A tomorrow or Tuesday but the more I read about their troubles here, I must admit I've never heard of such problems about Gravelys. Thanks everyone.