My father and I have been cutting residential lawns(20) for a couple of years now. He owns a Lazer Z 17/48 Kaw that has been a great asset. I have a 17/42 MTD bagger Briggs. Nether of us have done much research on lawn maintence. We also have 2 Echo Comm. trimmers 2 " " Edgers 2 " " Blowers The thing is we are splitting to go solo, both part-time, do to conflicting schedules. Anyway, I have many questions! The equip. I have now is: -Mtd 17/42 Briggs (with a bad whine in rear?) -Echo Blowers(2) Trimmer (1) Edger (1) -8 X 10 open trailer W/ drop gate (no racks) -Chev P/U 1500 I am ready to start building Equip Inventory but dont know jack about the pros and cons of the different tools.