You need more than one tool in the box when it comes to commercial, If you really took on 70 thousand feet of carpet with the Jag your looking at a month of cleaning,
Even using a TM you can only really expect 1,000 ft per hour on a wand, You still have to figure dumping and filling the machine.
I question the post because of the amount of carpet mentioned, If priced half way decent you could buy a Cimex and still have profit left over pretty easy.
I spoke about 92,000 ft of carpet, yes its more but in the same boat. It took two saturdays to complete the job, I got paid 8,000 dollars for the job, Not too bad 4 thousand per saturday,
Why wouldn't you buy a high production machine for something like that, There's times to have a awesome Jag on the truck and there's times to leave it at home.
If not trashed I would have bid that 70,000 ft out at .08 per ft and landed the deal and put over 5 grand in my pocket, by my math Im tired now I come up with 5,600 dollars and 1.5 days of my time, With less than 200 in material .
Try earning that on a Wand.......
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