Hello Everyone, In 2001, I purchased a used Ransomes 36" mower. Model M3601 (belt drive) Serial number 000165. At the time I neglected to ask about number of hours on the machine. Just needed a mower ASAP. For the past 6 years, I've used the machine to maintain my own 1 acre yard (mostly grass, very few beds, etc). From the moment I brought it home it has been a headache to start. Takes about 40-50 pulls plus lighter fluid to start. Almost unable to start it if the outside temp is < 70F. Items replaced: Carburetor Spark plug Electrical square piece (29 1C2J stamped on the side of the part) - sorry for the lack of part ID. I mis-placed my manuals. Fuel filter Any other recommendations to look into for repair? A couple of alternatives - $2200 for a new/used 48" Yazoo-Kees OR brand new Bobcat "Classic" with a Kohler. Just moved and now have 2 acres of land. Thinking an upgrade from 36" to 48" is in need.