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Who is interested in a Hydramaster rx20 rotary for $1700

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Absolutely no one.... I get people pay a lot for these things because they dont understand that it is a 25+ year old design and then they find out its not the greatest rotary in the world and wanna get rid of it... Its worth 700 maybe 900 tops used in any condition....
 

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$700 well used and 900-1200 near new .
John they do work great
 

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I bet Hydramaster has not sold a new one in a very long time.
 

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They are redesigning right now
I heard that 3 years ago. I'll believe it when I see it. What they should do is refine the RDM, which is far better than the RX20 on residential, with my modifications. All they would have to do is make it flow more water downward into the carpet fibers, add another cleaning head and balance it out better. The RX20 is way off the mark. It needs a variable speed motor, a shroud that covers the cleaning heads (for safety), lighter weight if possible and a better vac/jet design for deeper cleaning. The RDM is way better, They should not discard the machine.

By the way, their rotary machines are extremely reliable. No improvement needed in this regard.
 
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I get this shit every few months .these are 12 foot wide rolls .
You truly have to meter down the machine or over wetting can happen . I set my my TM at 300 psi and still meter it down at the lead hose .
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They definitely work, I just dont think they can out clean a modern wand so there really isnt any point in owning one, hate the flaky paint as well...
 

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John .. I hate a pinched back from alot of rug .
I would rather have this pull me around then push a wand with my back .
 

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Gerdy is correct about the flaking paint. Hydramaster has to update their design so it has a plastic shroud.