Well..after all of the debate here on LS I decided to give a 36" Redhawk mower a shot. It has a 15 HP Kohler engine. I needed something for small yards and some gated areas and didn't want to spend a lot of money. $1850 plus tax. The mower looks a lot like an old ExMark that I had a few years ago. The dealer that I bought it from is sold on these mowers so I figured that I would give it a try based on his recommendation. He claims that parts availability will not be a problem. Let's cut some grass! Have a great season everyone!