Best portables these days...?

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500 psi adjustable, heat,
and 200 inches of waterlift...
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Bang for the buck!

 
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My Monsoon made me 725$ bucks yesterday morning...
We had to do a 14th floor condo, and the furniture, and area rugs were begging for the Monsoon....
I’ve got a love hate relationship with it....
As a portable upholstery machine? Awesome.
As a portable commercial machine? Hate it...
14th floor, I'd have at least scoped out running the hose up the stairwell, about 130' plus the horizontal run. 3 sections.
 
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14th floor, I'd have at least scoped out running the hose up the stairwell, about 130' plus the horizontal run. 3 sections.
They wouldn’t even let us enter the building from the main entrance. No tools, no chems, no service people in the main lobby....
They wanted me to park out back, and ‘ring’ the service entrance when ready....
Running hoses up the side of a building, when the lowest priced condo was 1.5M, was out of the question....
 
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We have an EDIC in Scruz...never a problem.


Nice and light...



I could probably get you a deal on the 500psi

:headscratch: All Those features AND Heated with only 1 or 2 cords if heated, and 89 lbs!--
How is that possible!? I'm susceptible but interested.
do you have the 500 psi model/ dual 3 stage model?
 
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Art Kelly gave me this: I have no idea
What it is but it does a great job on the hen chairs...

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@Zee what kind of soiling are you dealing with at this complex and who will be doing the cleaning?

Can you OP the light soil areas and use a portable to deal with just the heavy soil?
 

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@Zee what kind of soiling are you dealing with at this complex and who will be doing the cleaning?

Can you OP the light soil areas and use a portable to deal with just the heavy soil?



Various soiling from old folks. Some pristine carpets and some with bodily fluids all over, when Edith or Gunther can't hold it or they live in denial that Fido's mess is everywhere.

Some of it will get vacuum/crb/op treatment but some needs to be extracted.

I will do the work in the beginning to get them conditioned to the process and later I will have a guy do it for me.
 
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have you put the importance of features in order?

PSI
Vacuum
Machine weight
Portability (stairs)
Capacity
Auto in or out
Heat
Ease of service
 

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have you put the importance of features in order?

PSI
Vacuum
Machine weight
Portability (stairs)
Capacity
Auto in or out
Heat
Ease of service


Weight
Vacuum
Psi
Heat
Ease of service



Elevators in all the buildings
No need for auto fill or pump out.
 

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Psi
Heat
Ease of service



Elevators in all the buildings
No need for auto fill or pump out.
In that case, the nautilus would be a great machine. Heavy but manageable as long as you don't have to go up stairs with it. The 2 8.4 inch vacs can be configured for series or parallel. In parallel with a 50 foot 2 inch hose, the vacuum is incredible. You will get great drying times. The 500 psi pump makes cleaning a breeze. It can be prone to blowing circuit breakers on the circuit with the pump and vac motor. Usually needs a 20 amp circuit. The other cord is fine on a 15 amp circuit unless you are using the auto pump out.
 

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1 - NO INTERNAL HEAT. It will cook your components. Go for external in line. Kleenrite heatrite 2 is awesome but change out the thermostats to 220 degrees
not the 190 that come stock.
2 - Parallel vacuums will recover more water than series.
3 The cat 1xp pumps last longer than than the pumptec. Way cheaper too.
4 - Look at the back wheels. The bigger they are, the easier it is to take up stairs.

More when I think of it.
 

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Actually, just get what you need to get the job done now. You can overthink it till the cows come home.
 

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Eclipse Portable Extractor - Best Portable Carpet Extractor
Eclipse High Powered Portable Extractor
Eclipse High Powered Portable Extractor. Truck Mount Power found in a Portable Extractor. 3 & 4 Individual Vacuum Motors models. The only high powered portable in the WORLD with ReRoute By-Pass Technology. Don't settle for normal everyday portables. Your business deserves nothing but the best! See how this machine can improve your cleaning abilities and increase productivity by reducing cleaning times.


Price Starting At: $2,499.00 (Price includes 25ft Hoses & 2-Jet Wand!)

Has anyone used the Eclipse from Cleancraft? see them advertised in cleanfax.
 

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My Monsoon made me 725$ bucks yesterday morning...
We had to do a 14th floor condo, and the furniture, and area rugs were begging for the Monsoon....
I’ve got a love hate relationship with it....
As a portable upholstery machine? Awesome.
As a portable commercial machine? Hate it...
I am looking at picking up a Monsoon. WHat are your thoughts after having owned it for a little while now? ANything i should be aware of? Thanks!
 

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My Monsoon made me 725$ bucks yesterday morning...
We had to do a 14th floor condo, and the furniture, and area rugs were begging for the Monsoon....
I’ve got a love hate relationship with it....
As a portable upholstery machine? Awesome.
As a portable commercial machine? Hate it...
Put a bigger low amp pump in it. Kleenrite has a cat 1xp for $300. You will need an unloader but the boost in psi will put a smile on your face. Total with shipping and customs etc. was around $500. Add the unloader on to that. And then we can talk about getting those vacuums in parallel.with a manifold.
 

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I forgot I even had a monsoon. I'v done one high rise this year. Rotovac said they'd upgrade me to the bigger pump when i'm as cool as Mikey.
 

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Eclipse Portable Extractor - Best Portable Carpet Extractor
Eclipse High Powered Portable Extractor
Eclipse High Powered Portable Extractor. Truck Mount Power found in a Portable Extractor. 3 & 4 Individual Vacuum Motors models. The only high powered portable in the WORLD with ReRoute By-Pass Technology. Don't settle for normal everyday portables. Your business deserves nothing but the best! See how this machine can improve your cleaning abilities and increase productivity by reducing cleaning times.


Price Starting At: $2,499.00 (Price includes 25ft Hoses & 2-Jet Wand!)

Has anyone used the Eclipse from Cleancraft? see them advertised in cleanfax.
I have one. Not bad but the series vacuums give you lots of lift but not a lot of air flow. They all have the same parts just different configurations.
@Andy I had one years ago. I agree with what Willy said. great components configured in a lame way.

It was very front heavy and dangerous to drag up a stairway. I also don't like 1.5 hoses and vacs in series. The connectors are located in the rear and low which would get caught on the stairs that had a lip.
I chopped mine up after 2 years of limited service.
 

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