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Mine only does one bottle at a time. Just one is enough work, can't imagine doing like 5 or 10 or more at once? LEON.
2 at a time will do it for me. No plans to expand past that. Roy
 

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Very cool, I have 2 homemade machines. One does 7 the other does 4 and I have a real jar doctor machine that does 6. I still have yet to clean all my personal collection. I have a couple guys that bring stuff weekly and only get to sneak in one of mine here or there.
I started off with a machine I built in the 1990's with two 8' parallel shafts that would turn 6 bottles. About 6 years ago I replaced it with a small Jar Doctor machine, then I added a large, then another large, and then converted my original small frame to a large frame and connected them all. I use custom pulley sizes to run the first one at "fast" speed for round bottles and the other two racks runs progressively slower for larger tubes and the last rack is for turning square bottles at "slow" speeds.
It gets to be a real chore putting bottles in and taking them out. Most times when I load it up I am running 12 to 18 at a time, with the big white tubes loaded up with 5 to 7 bottles turning "inside only".
 

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I started off with a machine I built in the 1990's with two 8' parallel shafts that would turn 6 bottles. About 6 years ago I replaced it with a small Jar Doctor machine, then I added a large, then another large, and then converted my original small frame to a large frame and connected them all. I use custom pulley sizes to run the first one at "fast" speed for round bottles and the other two racks runs progressively slower for larger tubes and the last rack is for turning square bottles at "slow" speeds.
It gets to be a real chore putting bottles in and taking them out. Most times when I load it up I am running 12 to 18 at a time, with the big white tubes loaded up with 5 to 7 bottles turning "inside only".
Vinewood,
That is one incredible setup you have there... I could never keep up with all those canisters. I can't imagine how much time and money you have invested in your operation. I work full time and this is a fun hobby for me , no plans to do more than 2 bottles at a time .
Thanks for showing us your machine.
Roy
 

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