Jeez, I just put a great big long detailed post and my system farted. So, a little less detailed ...
First oil change after 25hr break in
Use 'Formula' synthetic (Canadian Tire brand) 10w30 in summer 5w30 in winter.
Change oil every fall and every spring.
Use penzoil PZi-21 oil filters.
Change air filter every spring.
A very humble 130hrs since spring of 2004 when I bought it. (Sam, your wife must be jealous; or really enjoying her peace and quiet
Cut work property every 2 weeks - approx 5 acres.
Grade parking lot at work - approx 250' x 100' (4 times first year, 3 times second year)
Use JBJr to move around tandem truck load of gravel dropped at company property each spring for parking lot (really want power dump upgrade)
Cut home property weekly this summer - 3/4 acre (lent my LTX1000 to a friend in need)
Blow snow on 4 driveways approx 15' x 80' - 1.5 seasons so far.
Check belts every mow/blow
Don't check tires as they are loaded with WWF
Cleaned and waxed it like a trophy first year. Neglected her year 2 (and likely from now on).
Takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'.
(good to know I've got at least another 300 hours to look forward to)