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Just had a fun day sharing all the toys.

Brent also has a lot of experience on the Rotovac 360i and I have had the new XL for a couple weeks now. Do like that unit a lot!

Some of today's fun Zipper wanding, digging out crud with the XL, trying upholstery tools (he is going to get the Sapphire Scientific now)....

Even got him setup with a Big Boy Greenhorn and one of our Hydroforce original Style Turbo's. Sold it to him cheap knowing it was going to a good home and going to be put to good use!

Lot's of fun with Brent Norman and son in law Aron Jewett!

We had some fun with the videos today too....and pretty casual day as no one around all day at the job sites.....

See the videos for better reviews of the equipment too by Brent

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Awesome Mark! I love your videos showing off all the toys. Brent is lucky to have A great guy like yourself nearby. My area is cut throat and the other cleaners just want to rip each other.
Btw because of your influence I ordered my seal a door this week!!
 

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Awesome Mark! I love your videos showing off all the toys. Brent is lucky to have A great guy like yourself nearby. My area is cut throat and the other cleaners just want to rip each other.
Btw because of your influence I ordered my seal a door this week!!


Thanks for the kind words. I really owe all I have learned to my family and especially my dad. He did the same thing (and still does) sharing and helping others in our industry. I found out he mounted something like 32 truckmounts (some pto style) for other carpet cleaners and helped them get started....and did not take one dime for his time! That's a lot for me to try to live up to....I have a long way to go to keep giving back to our industry to match what he has done :)

I sure hope you like the Seal-A-Door as much as we do. Brent Norman has one also.

Oh, and I see Ron Hunkins posted he has the brackets for holding them back in stock...

Those are great too!

Thanks again and best wishes for you and your family too :)

 

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Mark when I tested the Zipper I found it to be a great rinsing tool,but not so much a cleaning tool. I also found operator fatigue with the handle (though handle and remainder tool build extremely well). I also found it best suited for "commercial" not residential.
 

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Who the hell is Stormin' Brent Norman, anyway? When you can afford a real TMF celebrity, let me know but just know that I require a first class ticket/limo service and at least 5 extremely attractive young females in order to keep my hormones and mental health balanced. Provide a room and allot about 2 hours for me to service the females, at which time we can begin screwing around with your equipment. I also require to be very close to a pond, should any of your equipment not make the grade. After frolicking with said females, my legs could be a bit too woozy for long treks to suitable burial sites for your equipment. I envision several pieces of your equipment taking a green dive.
 
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Mark when I tested the Zipper I found it to be a great rinsing tool,but not so much a cleaning tool. I also found operator fatigue with the handle (though handle and remainder tool build extremely well). I also found it best suited for "commercial" not residential.

Did you have the old style or the newer style?

We have found it to clean better in a number of situations over some of our other tools...but again we find some tools will out clean each other in places I wouldn't expect
 

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Did you have the old style or the newer style?
We have found it to clean better in a number of situations over some of our other tools...but again we find some tools will out clean each other in places I wouldn't expect
I am guessing older. I think its a rinsing tool compared to a rotary. I feel it needs mechanical agitation and would fall short on residential unless pre-agitated thoroughly first. Now for commercial it may have a nice sweet spot. I feel the same way about the CX-15. Just think cleaners should be made aware to make sure tools are purchased for their specific needs.

I think many would be surprised with my actual cleaning steps. Ive never divulged them.
 

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I am guessing older. I think its a rinsing tool compared to a rotary. I feel it needs mechanical agitation and would fall short on residential unless pre-agitated thoroughly first. Now for commercial it may have a nice sweet spot. I feel the same way about the CX-15. Just think cleaners should be made aware to make sure tools are purchased for their specific needs.

I think many would be surprised with my actual cleaning steps. Ive never divulged them.
I got the zipper expecting to only use it on wide open commercial
 

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I am guessing older. I think its a rinsing tool compared to a rotary. I feel it needs mechanical agitation and would fall short on residential unless pre-agitated thoroughly first. Now for commercial it may have a nice sweet spot. I feel the same way about the CX-15. Just think cleaners should be made aware to make sure tools are purchased for their specific needs.

I think many would be surprised with my actual cleaning steps. Ive never divulged them.

Very true actually, agitation is the key in a lot of places....

Do love the Zipper for quicker cleaning and drying capabilities when I can use it.

We still do agitate a lot of carpets too....Just a hard habit to break!
 

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I think many would be surprised with my actual cleaning steps. Ive never divulged them.

I thought we were sharing everything here?
 
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Very true actually, agitation is the key in a lot of places....

Do love the Zipper for quicker cleaning and drying capabilities when I can use it.

We still do agitate a lot of carpets too....Just a hard habit to break!


I don't know much about you. But I do know I like your van's wrap.
 

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