Legend Brands acquires Prochem

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  1. Cleanworks
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    Since nobody can answer my question, I'll do it for you. The machine with the 2-13.5 amp vacs in parallel. Even though it has less lift, it has a ton more airflow which makes the wand stick to the carpet. Most tm' are capable of the same lift. Those with larger blowers also give you more airflow, which will put the available lift where you need it. At the wand. Cranking up the lift on a small blower doesn't give you dryer carpets. It actually reduces your air flow. If you want to run longer hoses, you need more air flow (larger blower) not more lift. A #3 blower produces exactly the same lift as a #5 blower.
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    My first apartment today.

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    I'm not stopping to change it out at apartments. Someone's home yes I do keep it cleaner. I filled it up again on the last job just before I had a breakdown.
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    No one can, or everyone chose not to? :biggrin:
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    not right ron. if you use up most of the available lift for you tm then you will not have enought lift at the wand. example is 150 fet of 1.5 inch hose. if you vac relief is set at 13" and you use up 10" of lift because of hose and wand then you have exactly 3" of lift to use. yes cfm will be low also but lift is what gets the water into the vac hose.

    every machine is restricted in the vac system. most makers restrict it by using a small silencer and not running the blower fast enough. but other things can restrict it too
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  5. greencc
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    higher lift does lower cfm but not for cc machines. that limiter is the vac relief valve. if we have the same machine and the same setup but you set the relief 12" and i set mine at 16" then i will have more vac than you do. i will have more available lift at the capet than you can have just physics
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    Take your own test. Set up your hoses and test the lift both at the truck and then at the end of the hose with a vac gauge. You will find the lift is the same. It will just take longer to get there at the end of your hose.
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    This is why larger blower with appropriate power+larger hose diameter+large waste tank works so well.
  8. Larry Cobb
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    Usually about two Dynachem TM's per month.

    They last too long . . .
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    Mergers and acquisitions make sense. Economies of scale...which could lower prices and bleed out the remaining compition. Which could lead to further consolidation at greater value for the consoladtor...if the wound is deep.
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    All the mergers I see,
    require higher pricing to pay down the money used to buy the other company.

    Not to mention good employees losing their jobs.
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    Not to long with a 4.8 blower
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    If this merge causes job loss, I'm sure those news reports will come on here first.
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    Wow empathy for those employed by the companies you consistently bash. Damn if you don't have a heart in there somewhere. Its a cold one but you gots one. :winky:
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    Oh it will cause job loses. Often the pencil pushers become redundant. I think that line of argumentation could be pandering. Typical appeal to empathy tactic. For the most part we are front line workers so that argument will appeal to the us...
    Could be naked self interest making that comment. Don't know enough about Larry to comment with certainty. But if my hypothesis is true then he would stand to lose. Don't get me wrong there will always be a market for garage built TM's. But they become less attractive if the big boys can lower there prices.

    Curious to know the market share of SS and PC...
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    I don't see any jobs being lost. I just see prochem as being another division, just like sapphire is a division of Legend brands
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