Currently mow 3 acres with Massey Ferguson compact tractor GC2310, mid mount mower 60". Relatively flat, some "bumpy" areas, really wet in spring (Western NY). Takes 3+ hours to mow inlc. double mowing most due to clumps. Plus 1+ hr of walk behind in tight areas. 100 new trees so lots of obstacles to mow around. Possibility of picking up several addt'l acres from neighbor, currently field. Might be several years. Been reading about and looking at ZTRs. On one hand I don't want to waist money but I also don't want to "under buy" like I did with the tractor. Available from local dealers: Gravely - all gas engines: ZT HD 60" 26 HP Kawasaki w/full suspension seat...$5,800 Pro-Turn 260 60" deck, 29 Kohler EFI...................$8,500 Pro-Turn 460 60" deck, 29 Kohler EFI...TBD likely at least $500 over 260? Kubota: ZD326P/S 60", diesel....................$12,850 On the surface this ZTR was a bit more impressive incl. hydraulic deck lift. Gravely dealer did not feel diesel was worth the cost for residential use. Justs said they were several thousand higher in price. Comments would be very appreciated! FYI, I would also like to purchase a new tractor that can handle a 72" snow blower as my driveway is 520 ft. long. Current tractor is a 2006 Massey Ferguson GC2310 with FEL, backhoe, mid mount mower, post hole digger, 525 hours use. Is it best to try to sell yourself or use as a trade-in.