Looking for recomendation on back up/ secondary unit

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  1. juniorc82
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    Hello guys, I am looking for a back up secondary truckmount to go in a ford e250 that will play second fiddle to my apex/ promaster duo. I originally wanted a legend but the new prochem thing concerns me. Ive thought about a rage but I'm not sure I can go back to a #3 blower. Also thinking about an eldiablo that has great performance but often have many service iussues. Also not a fan of the 370 due to the specs being not much better than a rage and having an exhaust diverter which I have never liked that often result in accuater failure. Those who know me know I'm a scatter brained fook and I will change my mind 15 more times before I decided. I'm trying not to exceed about 18k on this unit
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    I've always tried to have two identical. Went from Bane to txmount to 405s.
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    Stick with the Legend. You already have a Prochem unit so you can get them both serviced at the same place.
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    Don't let Legends talk you out of a Prochem.

    They haven't over-complicated them just yet.
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    I forget what you new on is other than it has a monster F'n blower in it. Everest?


    I think i'd look for a lightly used on like Lee suggests.

    Olson always seems to have a nice rebuild.

    370 and a Cobb Job were my top two contenders for my Small Truck.

    Same price but the Cobber just takes up too much room in a standard van for this tool nerd.
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    The Legend GT I saw at interlink last week was just a inch or two wider than my 370..


    the Peak GTS looks great..

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    5 more ponies than my 370, same blower
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    New or used?

    I personally wouldn't buy new for a backup unit. Typically we buy new and move the older unit as a back up.

    If it is for back up I'd buy used with low hours. You can get a bigger unit for the money than a Legend.

    I wouldn't worry about Prochem going anywhere soon. Buy what you want, don't worry about who owns Prochem.
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    (look for PC to go back to blue machines as Sapphire units get a carbon fiber/black make over this year..)
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    The Bruders are very proud of the PC heritage, all the good selling units will stay imo.
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    Waiting on a quote on that new peak . If that thing is really pulling 400 cfm that's a bad little mofo. Many guys would be flattered to have that new peak as their primary unit

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    I have been running a Peak since 06'.. Great machine! The new one looks even better!!
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    blower can do 406 open with no lift. at what they run it at the cfm will be closer to 285 if you run 2.5 inch hose
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    The blower will move NO air without lift.
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    Will the backup unit also work on its own, when the other unit is busy?
    Are you looking to expand?
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    Looks like a private label Prochem legend. Steal of a deal at $9,500
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    Aren't the Legends around 17k?
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    Normally. Be interesting to find out exactly what they are. 23 hp motor and 4mr blower. Looks and sounds like a legend to me. I could be wrong but still a good price if they work.
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    Do these slide-ins accommodate 2.5" vacuum hose?

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