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Another thing to think about is that when you upgrade to a tm later on the nautilus will be too bulky to fit in your loaded truck. You rather buy a smaller much more compact unit so later on if your tm is down for service you can easily fit your porty in your van as a back up usage.
 

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That’s a good point.. although after years in the business I swear I’ve learned to master packing a truck full to the brim.. I’m assuming you guys understand but yes absolutely I’ll look into dimensions, weight, etc. thank you
 
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Mine fits right in there with the truckmount I don’t like unloading it & loading it though
 

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I used to load a Nautilus in my old van all the time with plenty of room. Just need to make sure you set yourself up right. I like the Nautilus for a one man crew because of the wheels on the handles. Just tilt it and slide it right in and out no issues.
 
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I own a nautilus MXE auto fill and auto pump out 500 psi. Have done a lot of carpets and it may take a little longer it has worked good and no big issues. The only issue I have had is one of the vacuum motors will shut off when it gets overheated. So I have a separate fan blow on machine when cleaning.
you probably have the earlier models, the newer ones has two cooling fans attached to its sides (mxe-500m). In addition, my local distributors made sure it comes with the 12 gauge copper wires (which theoretically can handle 20 amps/2400w), so it won't ever overheat.
 

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My nautilus has two fans One vacuum motor will still overheat if I don’t put an extra fan blowing on it
 

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I got a Chem-Tex TM for less than 9k. I am very happy with it. Lot's of heat and suction at 200 feet. Keeps up with residential just fine. Might be worth it over a porty. I can't imagine trying to lug a nautilus up some stairs holy crap my back would break.
 

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I got a Chem-Tex TM for less than 9k. I am very happy with it. Lot's of heat and suction at 200 feet. Keeps up with residential just fine. Might be worth it over a porty. I can't imagine trying to lug a nautilus up some stairs holy crap my back would break.
I am happy for you