Well I might have waited until the end of season or so, but I finally bought my new mower. After months of debates w/ the wife over why a Walker is the best or how I can make do with a John Deere Quick Track. She finally told me to go and buy the mower that will work for the next 4 years and then buy another when we added a second crew. Finally - For the grand price of $7800.00 I recieved on Sat. my very on Turf Tiger 52" cut w/ a 23 horse Liquid cooled motor. This was a 2003 close out w/ only .5 hours on it. This thing cuts like a dream. It will take a while for me too get used to the size, but I cant wait until Im 100% on it. Bring on the big lots and open estates.