Long story short, my brother in law passed away last April and my wife got his land, house, etc. After his death, I drew the task of keeping the yard up and such and he had a craftsman 46" mower. Well, it has come to the day to look for a replacement due to a steering problem and the fact that replacement parts are no longer available, at least the one I need. It also needs an new ignition switch, new starter. Already put a new coil on it. So, given that the yard is approximately 2 acres plus, and the fact we don't have thousands of dollars to spend on a new one, what is our best bet? Don't want to buy someone else's problems but can't afford a 3k mower either. Any help would be appreciated.