Purchased this tractor mainly for the attached #49 blower (all at price listed). The #49 has a window motor mod. Someone rebuilt the engine at some point and failed to use loctite on the throttle butterfly and last fall I heard a rattatatta for a few minutes while the bolt was eroding the piston head and within 2 weeks, the motor that never burned a drop in a year was smoking a bit and then it wound out fully after the other bolt turned itself out. I shut down, but the piston erosion was too much. Currently the engine is on the bench waiting for a Kirk crank mod to be completed. This is a backup mower for me. I mainly use it for non-mowing activities like pulling a sprayer or wagon, etc. This year, we will have another acre to mow, so I will put the deck on it.