Sold my x595 and decided on 1026r. I debated along time and read many of the forums on here and elswhere. Thank you all for the great information you shared. I got prices on x748, 1023e, and 1026r and seriously considered all of them with wach having pros and cons. Ended up with 1026r with h120 loader and 54" quick attach deck, front quick tach, front pto, and lift stop for snowblower. I had 54" on 595 and really liked the size of that deck when mowing my lawn at home (so tight mowing spots) so decided to stay with that. The biggest surprise for me was how spendy it got for quick tach and lift stop for snowblower, I guess they pretty much gotcha and that stuff. Look forward to the day it arrives, dealer hasn't notified me yet with lead time till I get it. Hope I made the right decesion for the $ spent!!