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Old December 13th, 2009, 02:28 PM   #41
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Pretty funny that a bunch of us guys can have such a discussion about vaccume cleaners
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Old December 13th, 2009, 02:31 PM   #42
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Pretty funny that a bunch of us guys can have such a discussion about vaccume cleaners
They're loud, get the job done and for what they do have a lot of power. Sounds like everything else on this site.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 02:53 PM   #43
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I've had the DC25 for 4 or so years now.

2 Medium sized (75 and 85#) Shedding dogs. Works great for me.
Some of the attachments are pieces of crap though, the rotating brush stops rotating when it meets any resistance.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 05:02 PM   #44
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You vacuum? Wouldn't you fall asleep from vacuuming?
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Old December 13th, 2009, 05:12 PM   #45
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We just got rid of the carpet.


No carpet = no vacuuming.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 05:32 PM   #46
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We have had a royal commercial vacuum for about 7 years and we take it in once a year for maintenance and it works good. We have a 50 lb semi-shedding dog.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 05:42 PM   #47
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We just got rid of the carpet.


No carpet = no vacuuming.
I have to clean my non-carpeted areas four times more often than my few carpeted areas.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 06:16 PM   #48
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I have to clean my non-carpeted areas four times more often than my few carpeted areas.
x2. I have hardwood flooring in my living room as well as upstairs. In the bathroom there's ceramic tile. I hate the feeling of walking around barefoot and stepping on sand or something. I use a Bona microfiber floor mop, and a shop vac for the rugs.

Speaking of Jewish Math... I just got a 5 horsepower, 12 gallon shop vac for $19.99. Normally $69.99 with all the rebates and crap.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 07:48 PM   #49
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Are you sure? Actually I have a receipt in front of me right now:
$1=1 point unless you buy gift cards.
Depends on the area. Not all the promotions and fuel programs are the same.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 08:35 PM   #50
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Man am I sure I am on the right site????
I just let the woman go get what makes her happy for the housework, she enjoy's it,(really). The best part is she don't complain about what I am doing outside!!!
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Old December 13th, 2009, 08:42 PM   #51
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ohhhh IM SO EXCITED!!!! Cant wait to use it :)
I love a woman who knows her place....would you like to marry me?
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Old December 13th, 2009, 10:07 PM   #52
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DC14 and I think its an overpriced pile of shit. Whoever designed the hose/extender deal should be shot, and it is worthless with attachments - all the air bypasses whatever you're trying to pick up through the holes it apparently needs for its "never looses suction" claim. Thought it would be better than my shop vac for detail work on the car (size/flexibility of hose mostly) - wrong! Couldn't pick up anything more than a dustbuster could. I wish my parents had not thrown their 1970's Hoover away. Pink and ugly but would pull the carpeting off the floor if it wasn't tacked down right. All steel construction.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 06:10 AM   #53
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IMHO, Dysons are overpriced for what you get. Sure, they're neat to look at if you have an Art Minor, but damn.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 06:33 AM   #54
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I've used quite a few Dysons at clients houses. Never been impressed with them. They have never worked any better than any other plastic vacuum I've used. I'm comparing them to a Kirby that I have at my house though. NOTHING compares to a Kirby, even a 30 yr old one. And, when you can get one off Craigslist for a couple hundred, you'd be dumb to get anything else. Plus, if anything ever breaks, you can take them apart and fix them easily.
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That was pre-shedding dog. Those things worked great.

Ok, not sure if I have a defective dyson or not, but after having to go over the same spots two different ways to pick up dog hair, I finally finished cleaning one room.

When I was done, I went back over the room with my old (and worn out) bissel pet hair eraser, and got an entire bucket full of hair and dirt.
My folks bought the Dyson animal and I couldn't wait to pick it up and try it at my house where we have a Newf and a Burnese dog, both have lots of long shedding hair.

The Dyson did NO better than my nine year old Hoover Wind Tunnel.

My opinion is they are over rated. I seem to remember CC saying in a thread long ago about Dysons in a Stereo thread. "They are average equipment with excellent marketing". Tru Dat
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My folks bought the Dyson animal and I couldn't wait to pick it up and try it at my house where we have a Newf and a Burnese dog, both have lots of long shedding hair.

The Dyson did NO better than my nine year old Hoover Wind Tunnel.

My opinion is they are over rated. I seem to remember CC saying in a thread long ago about Dysons in a Stereo thread. "They are average equipment with excellent marketing". Tru Dat
And people who rave about them are just trying to justify to themslives their spending 4x more than needed on a purchase.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 06:52 AM   #57
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And people who rave about them are just trying to justify to themslives their spending 4x more than needed on a purchase.
I've now owned two dysons and after today, I will own zero again.


Sorry, but my worn out (beater brush broken) bissell picks up more stuff then the dyson. I always suspected it as hype, and now I can testify as such.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 06:54 AM   #58
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and doggy.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 07:48 AM   #59
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Anyone looking for a Vacuum do not buy a chain store Vac, I worked in the vac business and still talk to many people who do. Dyson is a supposedly clog free unit, but is designed with clog removal ports, has a weak motor and overall a real piece of crap. Go to Banks Vacuum superstore, there all over; or go to United Vacuum on Dixie in waterfall plaza. Look at the Miele Vacuums they are spendy but by far the best Vac you can buy. If the Meile is too expensive get a Simplicity.
I have a Simplicity 7950, these things are so powerful it will rip a 3 wire 14 guage cord in two pieces, they have an excellent warranty and are just naughty.

Here is a middle of the road miele
http://www.mielestore.com/stores/mie...E&item_number=

Here is a nice Simplicity
http://www.simplicityvac.com/product...ial/7900-7950/
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Old December 14th, 2009, 08:21 AM   #60
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I received a reply from my regional sales rep from the largest carpet manufacturer in the world, sent him a text yesterday.

"Hahahaha.....thanks Stan, I needed that to start my monday morning. Please call customer service, I'm sure the ladies would also like to start their day with a question like that. See you thursday."

I guess Dyson is out. Bummer, it's so shinny I wanted one.
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