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What says you? Yay or nay?
watch the video here of each wand size for portables and truckmounts.
 
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Bigger than 14"?
 

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Unrelated but man SRD you ever tried a bidet in the bathroom? I dont think i could ever go back to toilet paper.
Thats actually hilarious, my son literally bought me, my wife, my mother in law, his sister, and brothers ad on bidets for Christmas. They mount under the toilet seat and you plumb it in to the supply line. He said he bought everyone one in case there's a toilet paper crisis again lol. Haven't installed mine yet
 

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Thats actually hilarious, my son literally bought me, my wife, my mother in law, his sister, and brothers ad on bidets for Christmas. They mount under the toilet seat and you plumb it in to the supply line. He said he bought everyone one in case there's a toilet paper crisis again lol. Haven't installed mine yet

It really is nice. No more toilet paper spittles in your butt that you pick out in the shower. It also feels much more clean.
 
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It really is nice. No more toilet paper spittles in your butt that you pick out in the shower. It also feels much more clean.
you air dry then? You still need tp to dry don’t you? No need for bidet, tp first then baby wipes, huggies, some other brands start to disintegrate. They are useful for so much other stuff, I always have some in my van ,
 

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not scientific in any way but my thinking on wider wands is that

1. they need more jets and the more jets the more water. water that needs to be removed.

2. the wider the wand, the less suction (vacuum being equal)

so wouldnt it create longer drying times?
 

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Nice, Rob's thread went straight to ....
I've always had and liked diferent styles of wands having on truck. . By size,
@rob allen
you mean width, height , tube diameter and number of jets? 14" wand can have 4 jets, 13.5" might sport 6 jets. I prefer 62" tall with a 2" tube and six jets. When I work in tight spaces, 1.5" tube, 58" tall and 2 jets wand is just fine. It's still quality wand, with well balanced body and head with wide mouth ready for glide if needed.
Why not to introduce " big secret " wand
for " poor " TMF members.
So yes, wand size really matters to me.
If memory serves me well, some guys were developing 18- 24" wide wand with 10-12 jets. I haven't heard about their progress lately.
 

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I'm sure like everything else it depends on the equipment you're working with, flow, PSI, carpet type.

Id say a decent 4 jet swivel for residential and a 6 jet swivel for nice open areas and empty residential.
 

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Its just my opinion but i feel like a wand over 14" would have a hard time "sealing" cause its to large of area to maintain due to inconsistencies in a floor specially like commercial glue down on a slab. My jet preference is the fewer the better cause i feel that fewer larger jets flush better and get clogged less often
 

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So what did it end up being? I dont do facebook (and never will)

Will upload to YouTube and post here soon. Went well
 
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Here ya go.

 
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