I just retired my 1999 455, it was a great mower, just couldn't keep up with what I want to do. Anyway I ordered a new 2013 10223e with a d series loader, I match hitch and a 54 inch Auto connect deck. The dealer grave me a great price with all the incentives deere has now, plus they have the 1023 marked down anyway. The dealer had 15 in stock and all of them were spoken for, do any of you guys know how long the wait is on ordering a new tractor? My dealer said it would be "a couple weeks" but I'm getting lots of side jobs comming in and my new tractor is definitely needed. Thank you!