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  1. sabrpilot

    My 4th 1200.00+ in 1 week!

    Celebrating my 4th 1200.00+ earnings in a week since starting about 4-months ago on my own. Had 2 of those weeks this month! Looking forward to more...as of now I'm booked for the next 2.5 weeks straight, some sporadic gigs after that. The more money I make, the more my back hurts and the...
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    "The BIG Players in Electric Machines...."

    The order has no meaning....the performance "numbers" are from the vacuum port/coupling on the machine itself, from the motor's spec sheet ratings and from the manufacturer. 1. The Custom Built Cross American Jaguar 6.6- 298 CFMs and 131" WL (#'s are based on the 6.6 manufacturer's numbers, in...
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    Little Giant has some new models!!!!

    "Little Giant is proud to introduce two new heaters into the lineup. We are now offering a new #3HTXP in Extreme High Pressure with a pressure rating up to 2200psi. We will also offer it in the #4HTXP Extreme High Pressure. Both heaters will have the capacity to handle extreme high pressures...
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    Portable Generators....

    I have heard that it is more efficient to convert a gas powered portable generator into a propane gas powered generator. Supposed to burn less fuel, burn cleaner and increase engine life. It is my understanding that the conversion to propane is "easy" and "affordable". Any FACTS about the...
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    Max "cordage?"

    For you "Electric" CC Fellas: What is the maximum cordage you would have in a Portable machine such as the Titan, Jaguar 6.6 or any other Portable for that matter? Also, what would your max cordage be on a ETM, such as the Mytee Escape or the Technoviking or any other ETM for that matter as...
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    How much heat is enough heat, how much heat is too much?

    Question: How much heat is enough and how much heat is "too much?" IS TOO MUCH NEVER ENOUGH? At what point does all of the emphasis on having massive amounts of heat and the added cost of heat ex-changers, both short and long term start to border-line RIDICULOUS? I can understand hx in the...
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    Jupiter Jack....as seen on T.V.

    Has anyone ever tried the Jupiter Jack sold in the "As seen on T.V." isle of your local Wal-Mart? Thinking about getting one for my Mother....WHO COULD REALLY USE ONE! They don't cost that much, I think like 4.99? Anyway, be nice to hear if they are worth a darn or not before purchasing...
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    Web-sites not related to Carpet Cleaning, i.e. Wedding Planner?

    Jeff, Do you do non-Carpet Cleaning related web-sites?....if "yes"; my Mother want's to start another business (Wedding Planner)....would you be willing to pass on that killer deal you offer to create web-site for her? Would be awesome if you could/would!:) Thanks!;) ac
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    Hardwood Floor Cleaning/Polishing....

    Hardwood polish.avi - YouTube I recently came across this video and it caught my attention because of the many homes in our area that do have hardwood flooring. Any improvements on what they do in this video anyone can recommend? Thankyou!;) ac
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    "Electric Carpet Cleaning"....

    I would like to start off by making it clear that....THIS IS NOT A GAS POWERED TM BASH SESSION! Hello, It is my understanding that many Carpet Cleaners assume that Folks who choose to use Portable Electric type Carpet Cleaning machines; do so mostly because they cannot afford a Gas Powered...
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    Bissell and/or Hoover type Carpet Cleaning machines....

    What types of "ill effects" should a customer expect when deciding that they themselves can "save money and clean their own carpets" by using store bought devices such as the Bissell and Hoover line of carpet cleaning machines? Thanks!;) ac
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    Jaguar 6.6 WL" rating????

    I would like to start off by making it clear that this post is in no way an attack on the CA Jaguar 6.6, nor Ed Valentine, as I have a sincere respect for Ed V. and what he has brought to the CC industry through the years. I have a question in reference to the advertised WL" rating....i'm a bit...
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    Steamway ultramatic 900....

    It is my understanding that the second owner of the company has discontinued this machine and/or out-of-business all together. Last week while in Orlando, I had the opportunity to see my Buddy's infamous "Hyper-Hippo"....actually a STEAMWAY ULTRAMATIC 900. Anyway, that was his nick-name for...
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    Teflon Glides/Green-glides....Which style do you like best?

    I had mentioned in another post that i finally had the opportunity to use a couple different styles of Teflon Glides. The ones I used in particular are manufactured by Green-Glides. When trying them out, they were both attached to Prochem 12" "push-n-pull" wands....they were both hooked up to a...
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    Rotovac CFX/Ranger Modular Portable Carpet Extractor....

    While in Florida, I had the opportunity to look at a Rotovac CFX/Ranger up-close; inside and out/up and down as well as ask a few fellas who have used it what they thought about it....99% of the comments that they and their clients had about were/are GREAT. Anyway, when I first started...
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    My Training in Sunny Orlando, Florida!:)

    So, I made it to "Sunny Orlando, F.L.!:) Took an extra 2.5 hours because I totally missed Interstate-4 from Interstate-95....7.5 hours total. Lol!:) (no, I do not have a garmin.) Anyway, woke up at 3:00a.m. early Tuesday morning, drove the 7.5 hours to get here, took a 30 minute rest and...
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    "Wife wants to move to Atlanta or Orlando....WOW!"

    My wife has a Masters Degree in Metal Engineering....her area of study involves mostly 3-D, hard edge, auto cad computer designs. She wants to try and get on with a major amusement park or ride designs firm; designing or assisting in the design of rides and/or the design of the stamps/forms...
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    What is best "In-line" 2000+ Watt Electric Heater?

    I have heard that the Volcano is one of the best because it is capable of holding/containing more water, therefore it has more readily available hot water....just what i have heard. I have heard that mytee's 2000 watt in-line heater is the best because of it's various wattage settings...
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    "my rotovac powerwand"....

    When I found that there was a CC Distributor in Savannah G.A., which is about an hours drive away from HHI, S.C.....i couldn't wait to get over there and have a look see at the place, since I'm a "newbie" and all, I'd be like a kid in a toy store! While I was there, I also got to look around...
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    "Heard rumor of new WOC Vacuum Booster!"

    A "big birdie" told me that I should 'keep my eyes open for an all new Vacuum Booster that will only be available through WOC's web-site." Said that "it will be of quality all metal construction, easy to transport and set-up, you can even have it custom painted a solid color for just a little...
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    Butler System Carpet Cleaning Van Hot Water Set-up....

    So, I've heard that I can possibly heat my water in the fresh tank while on the way to job.... The van that i'm using has rear heating; from what I'm told, I can tap into that as an electrical source, find a huge heater core at the local junk-yard, hook it up to the rear heat electrical supply...
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    My Namco Scooter Up-grades in Progression....

    I would like to share with yall the progression of my Namco Scooter up-grades. I chose this machine because I have found taller bodies easier to maneuver and I prefer the metal fabrication. It currently has 2-dual stage vacuum motors rated at 185" WL and 88 CFMs, in an effort to increase both...
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    The "Hoser"....

    Anyone here ever use the "Hoser" vacuum hose cleaner? Looks pretty interesting.... As we are in the "CLEANING" business, I do understand the importance of having everything looking its best on a daily basis, fortunately, I happen to be a "clean freak", that helps a lot. My nephew gets angry...
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    Need Mini-Van Set-Up Advice....PLEASE!

    I will be accepting my Mother's genorous offer this coming Wednesday and obtaining her Ext. Chevrolet Venture mini-van (silver in color.) Anyway, I have a Namco S-2000 that is going through a lot of up-grades on both a performance and asthetics level. It is my goal to leave it staionary in the...
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    uniforms....

    A week or (2) ago, I reluctantly went to the Mall with my Wife. GLAD I DID!:) While there, I discovered a store that specializes in sewing/stitching/embroidering whatever you'd like on shirts, hats, jackets, pull-overs, etc. You can either buy these items from their inventory or bring a minimum...