"My La145 has 400 hours and still runs like the day I bought it. It climbs hills like a boss. No major problems other than replaced the governor at 375..."
"This is my 5th year with this mower and so far I've had no major problems. Gives a reasonably even cut and I can mow 1.6 acres in 1 hour.
"Good mower. Steering problems. I've had to replace the steering bushings 3 times. The last set only lasted 5 months. Cutting the grass once a week or..."
"Bought this after 7 years of using a Murray of same size thinking John Deere can't go wrong. Wrong at 188 hours in 4 years the steering gear and it's..."
"Tractor does a great job cutting the 3 acres that we have...."
"Great tractor/mower. However, the stupid safety stuff to protect the dummies is a real pita. Also rather hard starting on the new 10% ethanol gas. I..."
"Good all around machine. I have cut lots of grass.
I use a bagger and feed the fresh cut grass to my cows worth buying easy to maintain nothing runs..."
"We bought this unit thinking that it had a little more power than the LA 125, etc. Well, it wasn't enough. Later, when trying to get various..."
"In the $2000 price range I looked at Ariens, Cub Cadet, Husqvarna and JD. The JD seemed the best for the money. I really like the 2 cylinder motor and..."