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Newbie! What equipment would you recommend for a starter??


New Member
Oct 24, 2019
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Ray Yates
Hey guys I’ve been struggling to figure out what machine to buy. I only can afford a portable. So I’ve heard Mytee are good machines. I was thinking the 2002CS heated. Any other brands or anyone selling their portable I can scoop for cheap?? Thanks

Smtwn janitorial

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Sep 21, 2016
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Matt ross
Not a portable. If you cant afford a small used truckmount I doubt you can afford the advertising and education necessary to succeed. If you do have the work, and the know how or live in a city with tons of high rises for portable use then I'd recomend the new mytee escape light or vortex or whatever they call it. There are about a million threads on here of people asking the same question so I would search.

Jim Davisson

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Aug 23, 2016
Serving the greater Charlotte area
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James Davisson
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United States
If old me now could knock sense into a younger me with today's chems and equipment... I would attack massive commercial jobs with a cimex and face to face marketing. After a couple years of grinding it out and stashing stacks of cash, I'd buy a butler or a cleanco free and clear and run 2 shifts making money 16 hours a day, stay small, keep limited liability and expand slow and steady.
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