I have the best walking mower ever made, the Gold Series Lawn Boy, a powerful, fast, aluminum deck 2-stroke that is 15 years old. It worked so well, I had not taken it in for service for three years! I took it in out of guilt more than anything, just to get a routine service. They called and said I needed to come into the shop. There, the mechanic had the thing all torn down and showed me what he called "severe scoring" in the cylinder that could not be repaired and parts are longer available. I told him it was running fine when I brought it in, just service it and we will see how it does. Obviously, I am aware that the Feds have outlawed 2-strokes but I'm not ready to give up. Is it true that these mowers are no longer repairable? No parts? Surely, there's got to be a few 2-stroke fanatics out there keeping the faith. Any ideas? I'm picking up the mower next week and obviously, I'll be anxious to start it up.