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so I'm gonna get a crb...I think, and curious what people think of tmf crb compared to brushpro or brush encap from excellent supply. TMF's crb is like $1800 for a 15 inch and interlink has a 10 inch for like $2000, excellent supply is priced about the same as interlink. Just looking for thoughts, thanks!
 
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so I'm gonna get a crb...I think, and curious what people think of tmf crb compared to brushpro or brush encap from excellent supply. TMF's crb is like $1800 for a 15 inch and interlink has a 10 inch for like $2000, excellent supply is priced about the same as interlink. Just looking for thoughts, thanks!
The brush pro is the highest quality, longest lasting, and most moisture resistant. Yes it is also the most expensive. The question is do you want a machine that will last without the need for repairs, or do you want a machine that has the same issues you will see if you do a thorough search through this forum. (Stripped gears, rust, etc.)

When buying a machine like the brush pro, the cost divided over its lifetime is practically nothing.
 

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The brush pro is the highest quality, longest lasting, and most moisture resistant. Yes it is also the most expensive. The question is do you want a machine that will last without the need for repairs, or do you want a machine that has the same issues you will see if you do a thorough search through this forum. (Stripped gears, rust, etc.)

When buying a machine like the brush pro, the cost divided over its lifetime is practically nothing.
I believe you get what you pay for and I hear good things about brush pro...just $2000 for the 10 inch is a tough one for me haha I'm a tightwad with spending any kind of money like that
 
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I believe you get what you pay for and I hear good things about brush pro...just $2000 for the 10 inch is a tough one for me haha I'm a tightwad with spending any kind of money like that
Wait for Black Friday then if you can. I bought my 20" on sale. I personally wouldn't mess with the 10" sure you can use it on stairs but I can also use my $16 drill brush on stairs (with a makita drill I already have)
 

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Contact John from superior cleaning solutions (877) 644-0077. He will work a deal with you on a brushpro. I have a brushpro 20" and love it.
 

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The brushpro has sealed motors which allows very wet use. Most of the others don't have sealed motors
 

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I've never seen rust on our units. Rarely a stripped gear. Remember all of them strip gears when overloaded as a protection to the motor.

As far as motors sealed they all are the same and can work up to 2" of water. We use ours in our rug pit all time. Our quality has met and even passed most brands.

They are worried and only leg they have to stand on is German made. Well ours is made by the iPhone plant. And we give the best warranty hands down.


Reality is they are all good now.
 
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And regardless of what brand you go with stay away from a 10" because your production times will be very poor.
 

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We have the strong dry which I think is the same as the TMF one, we got it right when strong dry came out with them I think almost 4-5yrs ago and not one single issue.

The gears get stripped because people don't keep it clean, it's fighting wads of hair and gunk.... definitely operator error. Cleaning it after every scrub is a must and it takes seconds
 

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And regardless of what make or model you buy never use them above 2 inches of water. No such thing as a completely water sealed motor, all it means is that it's water resistant not waterproof or shock proof.
 

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I've never seen rust on our units. Rarely a stripped gear. Remember all of them strip gears when overloaded as a protection to the motor.

As far as motors sealed they all are the same and can work up to 2" of water. We use ours in our rug pit all time. Our quality has met and even passed most brands.

They are worried and only leg they have to stand on is German made. Well ours is made by the iPhone plant. And we give the best warranty hands down.


Reality is they are all good now.
They are not all the same. Call excellent supply and ask them why theirs is $1k cheaper than brush pro even though they are made from the same company.
 

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Im thinking about a 20inch soon, we have a 15 on one truck and it's great but all the times I've used it your mostly scrubbing more open areas with traffic lanes and it seems like the 20 would make things faster
 

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And regardless of what brand you go with stay away from a 10" because your production times will be very poor.
I can't speak on the larger model crbs but I have a 10 inch brush pro and love the thing. Production times might be poor on commercial but hardly poor on residential.
 

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so I'm gonna get a crb...I think, and curious what people think of tmf crb compared to brushpro or brush encap from excellent supply. TMF's crb is like $1800 for a 15 inch and interlink has a 10 inch for like $2000, excellent supply is priced about the same as interlink. Just looking for thoughts, thanks!
I bought a 10 inch brushpro crb last week for 1750 +40 shipping 2 weeks ago. That price is all over the internet if you look closely. Rotovac matched the price on mine and sold me the brown brushes for 100 more.
 

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so I'm gonna get a crb...I think, and curious what people think of tmf crb compared to brushpro or brush encap from excellent supply. TMF's crb is like $1800 for a 15 inch and interlink has a 10 inch for like $2000, excellent supply is priced about the same as interlink. Just looking for thoughts, thanks!
I think Nomad74 has a few pics of one with torn up gear shaft. Other than that, I have heard great things about them
 

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so I'm gonna get a crb...I think, and curious what people think of tmf crb compared to brushpro or brush encap from excellent supply. TMF's crb is like $1800 for a 15 inch and interlink has a 10 inch for like $2000, excellent supply is priced about the same as interlink. Just looking for thoughts, thanks!
one can't compare those things based on price.

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one will offer you luxurious rides comfort and peace of mind but it does not mean Kia's will not be reliable.

some will say cheap is cheap for a reason and some others will say the more expensive are over priced.

Do some research all over the boards call people around and then make an informed desition.

I have dissected all of them brush pro, Chinese ones, and Austrian ones.

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