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Old 11-01-2010, 02:30 AM
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I will have two of these units in action sometime this coming week...

The guy who built it has been working on various evolutions of the design for a number of years now... ever since he got his first Wright Stander. I was intrigued when I first saw it, then I met him on a few properties to demo and was extremely impressed, then brought him to some of my properties to show my guys who are hard to impress and they loved it.

I can honestly say this unit out-performed our Walkers side by side...

Some big selling points for the vac:

- No moving parts/things to break. There is no impeller, the blower forces the side discharge up the chute.
- Can be completely removed from the machine within a minute or two. The hopper slides in and out of the black mounts, and the boot and blower is held by a pin, in the same manner as a side bagger.
- The bar/handle on the top-back pulls up then swings the entire back out to dump from the platform, dumps clean in seconds without getting off.

This thing looks cool. I'd think that, as the hopper filled up, the front wheels would leave the ground. Is this thing currently being manufactured? $$$??
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:14 AM
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How much did this cost you?
$1750 for everything but the blower

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This thing looks cool. I'd think that, as the hopper filled up, the front wheels would leave the ground. Is this thing currently being manufactured? $$$??
Limited production right now... there may be a few modifications before next season. Like I said before it looks like it would really throw the balance off and obviously you can pop the front wheels off the ground, you can do that without the unit on the machine, but a smart operator will be just fine.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:03 AM
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Thanks, please keep us posted on your developement.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:40 AM
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Thanks, please keep us posted on your developement.
Not sure how to read your development comment, but for the record this isn't my design. It's being done by a local LCO... I should have my units today or tomorrow though.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:48 AM
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Not sure how to read your development comment, but for the record this isn't my design. It's being done by a local LCO... I should have my units today or tomorrow though.
Oh Ok, I was under the impression you designed and built the unit. Thanks for the clarification.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:14 PM
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.. I should have my units today or tomorrow though.
Let us know how it works for you. Maybe a nice weight rack for the front of the Stander will help. A video on utube would also be great.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:18 PM
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The most expensive items were 2 hoses=$120, chute from cyclonerake=$80,and the expanded metal $200. For someone that buys large quantity metal might be able to knock that expense down.
Where did you get that chute from? Cyclonerake??

I got a voicemail from them today and they said that they will not sell parts individually....

Thanks.
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:13 PM
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Probably saw this thread and don't want home built stuff made with their parts.
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As long as they are selling parts....I don't see why it matters. Now they get no sale off of me, I will have to go to somebody else.
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:16 PM
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what did the bagging unit cost you?

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I will have two of these units in action sometime this coming week...

The guy who built it has been working on various evolutions of the design for a number of years now... ever since he got his first Wright Stander. I was intrigued when I first saw it, then I met him on a few properties to demo and was extremely impressed, then brought him to some of my properties to show my guys who are hard to impress and they loved it.

I can honestly say this unit out-performed our Walkers side by side...

Some big selling points for the vac:

- No moving parts/things to break. There is no impeller, the blower forces the side discharge up the chute.
- Can be completely removed from the machine within a minute or two. The hopper slides in and out of the black mounts, and the boot and blower is held by a pin, in the same manner as a side bagger.
- The bar/handle on the top-back pulls up then swings the entire back out to dump from the platform, dumps clean in seconds without getting off.
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