Recent content by viking350

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    Thinking of Building a Custom Portable

    That's some pretty wild stuff... I made a quick design using 2 low voltage actuators to immediately switch from parallel to series ...plus some other tweaks to air flow chamber and pump configuration that I think would be useful. However, as others have mentioned, it might be better just to buy...
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    Thinking of Building a Custom Portable

    Normally, I would agree... BUT I have an old unit and some parts laying around and some 'ideas' floating around my head. Granted, I'm sure it's all been thought of already, but there's still a certain satisfaction to building something yourself. That said, I'm realizing the project will...
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    Thinking of Building a Custom Portable

    I have an old carpet extractor that I use a lot - in the house, on our service trucks (different industry), family uses it too. I recently had to change out the vacuum motor and upgraded the pump... I guess during that process, I had some ideas to improve it further. Of course, that is if time...
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    Thinking of Building a Custom Portable

    Thanks for the responses... I'm sure they have similar products. I have some parts and an old unit laying around so figure I could put something cool together for much less than buying new. Just saw a unit that has a heat exchanger that uses the exhaust from the vacuums - pretty ingenious...
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    Thinking of Building a Custom Portable

    Hello, I'm new to the forum. I'm not in the carpet cleaning industry, however, I have a desire to build a portable unit. I have some idea for quickly switching between parallel and series vacuum via push button... thought it would be neat to try. I have engineering background but don't really...