Dear exmark It Has Been Very wet here in Connecticut, the lazer EPS's from 99 To 02 Are Handling It Very Well with No compliants. they are going through tall Grass With a Finess Like No other, I Hear the other Mower Company's Mowers are going Fast "In August" I'm Glad you Make Mower's for when The Going Get's tough The Exmark's Keep Mowing. I Just wanted to Take the Time and say THANK YOU For Making a Reiable Well cutting Mower. John Gamba Lawnone Ct. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER NOBODY!!!