On Friday I picked up my 1026 R . It now has 5.2 hrs on the clock. Purchased with a H120 Loader, 54D mm deck. I was skeptical of how it would mow my lawn. It mows as well as it's predecesor the X748. I like having the ability to use a rear implement while having the loader attatched. For now I am well pleased with my decision to sell the 748 and upgrade, it will handle more of what I am asking of the machine. I know you guys like pics, I will get you some soon. One last note, I am going to replace the turf tires for the HDAP's. I know I can only get the rear in 2 ply, but they worked well for me on the 748. I will sell the turfs on craigs list and hopefully be close to breaking even.
Will keep you guys posted as the hours progress.