This is my second season with the 36" V-ride. I got it to eliminate push mowing where I cant get the big mower through a gate. I know 36" is super small but it will go virtually anywhere! To boot, it will give an excellent cut at much greater speed than I could walk behind any other mower and will turn around in the smallest space, even on the trailer. I've cut so many dog pins never having to put a foot on the ground.