i meant to say 7ft cutter, not 8ft. i didnt read my own post. this mahindra is perfect for my contracts with the homebuilders and few real estate developers. plus its great manueverability etc... will be awesome for storm clean ups. its funny you made that comment. working on a bid for Dec for a very large, multi year contract for the LADOTD. #s in the bid will be for purchase of a two larger 85hp+ tractors w/ cabs and two 15ft batwings.