Ok I have had the 997 for a month now. It has more than enough power and the cut is amazing BUT and I mean BUT. This thing rides like a covered wagon on the roughest road in town!! Does anyone else have this problem with thier 997 ? I have spoke with my sales guy and he is trying to get them to give me my money back so we will see. Either way it has to go, none of my guys will ride this thing. If this mower was easier on my back I would have 10 of them so let me know your thoughts. Thaks !!