I've been following TSG's 2 posts about the Lazer Z. The question of pitch came up in the Exmark forum and TSG says the deck itself is pitched 1/4" - not the blades which are 1/2" pitch. I always thought the blades themselves were pitched... The point of the Rt or Lt tip (all the way to the rear pointing, straight ahead) should be 3.25", while the center front tip should be 3" - set at 3" cut height. Here is post on this.....Deck Pitch I've seen it both ways.