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Originally posted by Alexarz Alexarz wrote:

My 4 vac M5 provides similar water recovery and dry times to a truckmount. When I use 6 vacs, it roasts a truckmount with much more lift and well over 300 cfm's.
 
I doubt that. sure is LOL... haha!
Usually set my rpms around 2700 but if throttled to 3350 @
200ft your tiny 6 vacs will cry mercy againt my Kohler Aegis 26HP and Roots 47.
 
6 of these---
 
 
 
 
 
VS THIS: Which would actually look bigger compared to what u see!
 
 
 
 
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Well I see this debate still lives on. The gas powered machines still hold an edge, but the gap against the 4 vac machines is getting closed. Especially on short hose runs.
 
On runs over 200 ft the positive bloer gas powered machines will always have the edge IMO. Use each for its best application and you will do fine with either.
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Ken where'ya been? Dont see ya on TMF anymore. You take a vacation?
Whats the name of that new CCing forum? Do you know?
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I have always been right here John. Just taking care of business is all. Needed a break from all the posting I was doing last year.
 
Which board you talking about?
 
There has been a few starting up lately.
 
Do you mean this one?
 
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Why anyone would want to spend 2699.00 on a porty unit and then an additional $750.00 so that they can enjoy the convenience of Auto-Fill and Auto-Dump out is puzzling....(dont get me wrong, AF and ADO are a must!)
Also, this is 2011; if it is not at least made from Roto-molded high strength plastic (which is the standard among over 95% of the manufacturers this day and age), some corners are being cut! I have done tons of research over the past 2.5 months, let me tell you, for a comparable amount of money; the TITAN line-up is going to give you a lot more "bang for your buck"! 
The TITAN already comes standard with the Auto-Fill, Auto-Dump out, and would probably make a unit that is not made from durable Roto-molded plastic cave in on itself, if you hooked the 2 hoses together. 
The price of the TITAN is actually less, but with a much more modern design, pneumatic rear wheels (not inexpensive plastic wagon wheels.) Auto de-foamer, detachable 12 gauge power cords, circuit indicator light and labeled switches that are TRULY located waist high, locking 5" casters in the front and (4), that's right,(4) powerful vacuum motors! To me it's just a "NO BRAINER" to go with the TITAN, not saying the one for 2699.00 is a peice of junk in no way shape or form! To me it was constucted in the most inexpensive manner possible yet did not come with the inexpensive price tag! (IMHO.)
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ninja is the best  portable machine for sure 
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The autofill can cause a flood so I don't use it. All it takes is for the float to stick.
 
Also I use the machine in a rug cleaning shop. If we bring it in a location we rech in the recovery tank and disable the auto dump by pulling out the hose. That way if someone hits that switch its disabled.
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portable are much cheaper than a truck mounted  
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Originally posted by nathan112 nathan112 wrote:

portable are much cheaper than a truck mounted  
 
You got that right "much cheaper" plastic chassis, Polyethylene! Confused
Truckmount: PowderCoated Steel Frames! Cool
Pricewise? yea! much much cheaper. Stern Smile
 
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I have a Mytee M5,,,,,autofill,,,autodump more vacuum then i ever expected out of a portyWink
 
only complaint i could possibly have is it's quite heavy,,,,,,,but it's rare I bring it in the house,,,,,usually sits in front of the front door of the customers house or in their garage so its not really an issue
 
honestly i use it as much as possible over the TM simply to save money and some day I'll figure out why a TM is so much quicker,,,,,,I guess hooking up a couple garden hoses takes a few hours,,,,,and if your porty is leaving carpets soaked either your porty is crap or someone needs wanding lessons IMO
 
the Titans of today weren't really availible when I was shopping otherwise I woulda got one of those
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Sorry about your loss. I guess its back to the bucket brigade.
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Don't ever go back to the Bucket Brigade. Just purchase the right machine that will not bog you down!
 
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[QUOTE=Ed Valentine] Don't ever go back to the Bucket Brigade. Just purchase the right machine that will not bog you down!
 
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I agree with Ed.
 
There are many portables that come with the auto fill and auto dump now. It is not necessary to go back to the Bucket brigade ever again. Unless you enjoy operating that way.
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Originally posted by absoluteclean absoluteclean wrote:

Why anyone would want to spend 2699.00 on a porty unit and then an additional $750.00 so that they can enjoy the convenience of Auto-Fill and Auto-Dump out is puzzling....(dont get me wrong, AF and ADO are a must!)
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The TITAN already comes standard with the Auto-Fill, Auto-Dump out, and would probably make a unit that is not made from durable Roto-molded plastic cave in on itself, if you hooked the 2 hoses together. 
The price of the TITAN is actually less, but with a much more modern design, pneumatic rear wheels (not inexpensive plastic wagon wheels.) Auto de-foamer, detachable 12 gauge power cords, circuit indicator light and labeled switches that are TRULY located waist high, locking 5" casters in the front and (4), that's right,(4) powerful vacuum motors! To me it's just a "NO BRAINER" to go with the TITAN, not saying the one for 2699.00 is a peice of junk in no way shape or form! To me it was constucted in the most inexpensive manner possible yet did not come with the inexpensive price tag! (IMHO.) 
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