I am looking at a new 2002 Lazer Z with 52" deck and 20HP Kohler. It has about 2 demo hours on it and I think I am the only one who has actually mowed with it. It has a little rust in a few spots like the muffler since it has been stored outside. The dealer won't budge from his $6400 asking price. This still seems like a decent price. Has anyone seen any better deals on this type machine? The other question I have is about quality of cut. I mowed some relatively tall and wet grass today to a 3" height and noticed some uncut grass. The dealer said it is from the front wheels pushing down the grass and that at a 3" cut, there is not enough lift to pick the grass back up in time to cut it. By lowering to a 2.5" cut, the deck is able to hold a vaccum better and there did not appear to be any uncut grass. He said cut height should not make a difference with dry grass. Does the dealer's explanation make sense or is there some other issue?