After alot of Looking, figuring and research I bought a 2011 Gravely Pro Ride 260 (60" deck and 27 HP Kawasaki) last Friday Afternoon. We got some rain Friday afternoon and then some more Saturday morning around 9:00 Am. It rained for thirty minutes or so. So I had some time to double check the deck pitch, tire pressure and deck level side to side. I had to adjust the tire pressure and adjust the deck level some but the deck pitch was fine. I was eager to see how well the Gravely Pro Ride (EverRide Warrior Painted Red) would handle 4 mostly Bahia Biweekly accounts that I do. I also had my Lastec 3261 AGC ZT mower (for my helper) and Ingersoll 4118 (48" hyd. driven deck)Garden tractor;used on a couple of ditch areas and heavy foot traffic, thin grass areas, on these jobs. I was pretty Impressed with the cut quality of the Pro Ride on the tall, stemmy bahia. I was able to cut it clean in one pass at a higher speed than with the Lastec, although the Lastec does a good job of cutting it with few stringers left. There was also some areas of St Augustine, Zoysia and common Bermuda and some dallis grass that I cut with the Pro Ride and it did a great job on them also, as does the Lastec on turf grasses. The grass had dried out quite a bit by mid afternoon but still had some moisture on it (spotty) but After using it all afternoon I checked under the deck and there was no buildup, so I was impressed with that also. It did leave some of the stems longer than The Lastec, which chops them up pretty small, but the Pro Ride, with it's very Large Discharge opening dispersed the clippings very well, with no clumping. I'm excited about this deck's performance on Bahia. I will update this thread after I use it on my other acccounts. Even though the engine is not broke in yet, I will refill my gas tanks and report back with the fuel usage of the Kawasaki (FX series) 27 HP so far.