I just wanted to relate the experience I have had with my Jaguar 6.6 . I am mainly a distribuitor but as I have indicated previously we are building a service business as well. My son is really wanting this to happen. Not easy in this economy but we have done several jobs and put no less than 60 hours on the Jag.
The Jag is the single biggest upgrade ever done at
Cross-American! I and others have found that the
6.6 2 stage vacuum motors take some time in order to break in. Mine seem to be getting better all the time.
Last Saturday my son and myself did a commerical job requiring 200 feet of vacuum hose. The carpet was among the dirtiest I have ever done.
Only 1800 sq ft and took longer than expected!
First I wish to comment on the vacuum performance which sometimes I almost find unbelievable. We added our Power Booster inline
and used it for 45 minutes or so and took it off. Of course with 3 x 6.6 2 stage vac motors the performance was unreal even at 200 feet.
I measured the lift
and got for the first time between 9HG and 10HG.
I have never got that much lift ever before on a Jag 6.6. Must have been an outstanding day to measure weather wise. Usually I get 8.5HG which is plenty IMO.
When I removed the Power Booster the vacuum remained just as high. The real point I wish to make clear about this machine is that it will clean carpet up to using 200 feet with or without a Power Booster as I have done it both ways. I only have 200 feet so I can't check it out with Power booster at like 250 feet. I am confident it would do well even that far.
The pump worked quite well adjusted to a 300 psi working pressure using a West Pak 0530 with two
11002 T Jets and a TMF slot Teflon Glide. The heat using a 2HT 65000 btu provided all the 200 degree heat we could use. I used a Hydroforce with TMF Preload prespray 32:1 and rinsed with
Fiber Plus 8PH Powder@ 2oz per 5 gallons h20.
Did very well considering just how dirty this carpet was and of course it was olefin.
Later in another section where the dirtiest of the carpet was we still were successful .
Checked with customer and they are happy . Fast drying times btw.
I have had zero complaints using this machine.
I realize that I have only used it on a few jobs
compared to most of you.
For those who have doubts about the ability of
the CA Jaguar 6.6 capable of being mounted in a van or trailer I can assure you it is very capable using at as a truckmount.
Very hot cleaning solution helps tremendously and after doing it with Cross-American Extractor over the last 20 years it is almost necessary as far as I am concerned. This combination of
truckmount similar performance has to do with not
only improved components but with Cross-American's ingenius design and engineering.
One point additional concerning the Jag's APO.
I did blow a breaker when we were close to being done. We figured out that the APO was the problem. In checking it out at home I believe I have figured out the problem . If the hose comming off the APO gets kinked or in any way
occluded you will likely pop a breaker. Checked it out next day after cleaning the waste tank .
and it worked perfectly . So use a more rigid hose and with a bigger diameter as well and I don't think you will have this problem yourself.
Sorry for the long post but there is a lot that I believe needs to be clarified.
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