Bought new a 44" & 52" walkbehind almost 3 years ago. last year my 44 was in with blade not able to get off. Dealer said that it was a different style than he had ever seen and it didn't have something on bottom to keep this from happening. Had to replace entire spindle assembly ($500.00 +). Earlier this summer again same thing on the 44 different spindle. Now 2 weeks ago my 52 middle spindle broke and dealer had to order new complete spindle assembly. again he said that my 2 mowers are the only ones he has had in with this type of spindle. as of yesterday parts are still on backorder from toro. My dealer has spindles of what he called more common ones. Has any one else ran into this? Also how do I get in touch with Toro? Can't find a email or phone #. With my dealer saying that these are not the common type he has repair on other walk behinds make me think that Toro did not use these very long. Very disapointed with these compared to what I had heard about Toro before I bought. Won't buy or recommend them to anyone. Already bought new z this year and went to hustler and love it and the dealership is also much better.