Fire breathing truckmounts

scotty747

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I'v run my fire breather from a garden hose into the house to a porty when it got too late too run the truck in residential neighborhoods. Not enough flush with a wand but worked just fine with a rotary. I also added two more vacs. One motor sits on top where the plastic dome goes, and a wet vac shoved into the exhaust. Looks stupid but does the job for empty's. Separate breakers of course.
 

bob vawter

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Had you truly read the writing on the wall, you'd have internalized that in the future carpets will be cleaned by Robots.

And hopefully steer your son towards a better more secure profession.
For crying out loud....by 2040 we'll all be hiding in caves and scraping rocks together for fire...
 
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You really believe all floor cleaning will be done by robots? Hell, how many people do you know that have a Roomba vacuum cleaner?
it probably will be. You should see the amazon warehouse here, robots everywhere doing much more complicated tasks than cleaning a floor
 

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You can get similar heat with propane and people are already converting their vans and machines to run off it solely. Not that I'd be keen on driving a large combustible bomb but it is an option.
 

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You can get similar heat with propane and people are already converting their vans and machines to run off it solely. Not that I'd be keen on driving a large combustible bomb but it is an option.
In the eighties and nineties, we had a lot of propane truck mounts. All pto units where the engine ran off propane and some still with propane heaters as well. The only incident I remember was a truck stolen while it was in operation. It caught fire but still the propane system stayed intact. Some underground parkades forbid propane vehicles because of the chance of explosion.
 

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You can get similar heat with propane and people are already converting their vans and machines to run off it solely. Not that I'd be keen on driving a large combustible bomb but it is an option.
we run everything on propane. its only $2.19 per gallon. It works really well, minor power loss vs petrol but not bad. 8000hrs out of a motor vs 5000hrs

also propane is only combustible as a vapor so its actually pretty safe, a belly tank of diesel like a lot of big trucks have is much more dangerous.

CNG would really be the future though, its 0.40c/ gallon here. You can get a fueling station at your home for $8k (if your home has NG service). All of our garbage trucks, and a lot of our city trucks run on CNG.
 

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