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Old 03-29-2018, 01:23 PM   #1
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What's everyones go to vacuum?

What does everyone use for a vacuum? I've tried handheld dirt devils, battery life consistently gets less each charge. We've used the dyson handheld and it doesn't work that great; especially for the money. 120V 12V cordless, hardwired, doesn't matter. I just want it to work well. Whatcha got?
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Old 03-29-2018, 02:40 PM   #2
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for when mains power is available

https://www.shopvac.com/product/shop...tnum%3A2030100

For 12V, Dyson wand-type, but pricey, look out for sales, sometimes on eBay.
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:03 PM   #3
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What does everyone use for a vacuum? I've tried handheld dirt devils, battery life consistently gets less each charge. We've used the dyson handheld and it doesn't work that great; especially for the money. 120V 12V cordless, hardwired, doesn't matter. I just want it to work well. Whatcha got?
For "construction" cleanup, I have a little Sears 2.5 gallon shop-vac that works well. 120VAC powered.

For the "house", I have a Proscenic P8 cordless vac. I like it - did a write up about it on my blog a month or so ago. For my purposes - mostly cat hair and dust - I think it does a good job.
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:28 PM   #4
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shark for the bus 120 volt, its small works good bag less , for the house up right fuller with a bag, I hated using a bag less, there gross to empty
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Leaf blower ☺
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Old 03-29-2018, 06:26 PM   #6
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For the construction phase I am wit JD. Shop-vac.

For living in the bus, we tried several, the Shark Navigator worked best for us. However, we had two Golden Retrievers and a cat to deal with.
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Old 03-29-2018, 07:30 PM   #7
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You guys are happy with the sharks? I had a shark pet perfect handheld and it was garbage. Emptying it was a pain too. The handhelds don't seem to get enough suction force, but there's no way I'm carrying an upright in the bus.

Funny you say leaf blower, right now I've just been using a compressor and opening all the windows then wiping everything down lol.
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Old 03-30-2018, 09:34 AM   #8
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I tried several hand held vacuums. None were adequate for normal housekeeping.

OK for spot pickup of crumbs etc but not enough power to properly vacuum the carpet and furniture.
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Old 03-30-2018, 12:33 PM   #9
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I use the one that sucks the best... er, worst... um, most efficiently.... THAT didn't come out well......

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Old 03-30-2018, 01:09 PM   #10
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i have a hand held royal and its a POS.

i just got a tiny shop vac from wally. i think its a 1gallon size Stanley brand. it had a wall bracket to hang it up too. its 120v, but thats no issue for me. i like it, so far so good.
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Old 03-30-2018, 04:25 PM   #11
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The highest rated, and most popular small canister vacuum cleaner in the world is the "Henry", made by Numatic.

https://www.amazon.com/Numatic-Top-S.../dp/B005ET3AP4
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Old 04-01-2018, 01:01 AM   #12
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yeah i can't take those henry vacuums seriously after seeing the cocaine overdose gif...
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So....somehow, my wife and son talked me into getting a cat. So now we are experiencing a lot of hair around the house. We have a good Dyson Ball Pet model which is awesome, but I'd love to have a robot to sweep. I have been leaning towards iRobot Roomba 980 I found from this article. Anyone has the similar model?
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So....somehow, my wife and son talked me into getting a cat. So now we are experiencing a lot of hair around the house. We have a good Dyson Ball Pet model which is awesome, but I'd love to have a robot to sweep. I have been leaning towards iRobot Roomba 980 I found from this article. Anyone has the similar model?.
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I use the one that sucks the best... er, worst... um, most efficiently.... THAT didn't come out well......

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That's what she said.....er wait he said...

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The highest rated, and most popular small canister vacuum cleaner in the world is the "Henry", made by Numatic.

https://www.amazon.com/Numatic-Top-S.../dp/B005ET3AP4
We have a platoon of Henry's around the base....... but as mentioned already he has a raging coke habit



Seriously tho, for construction and general cleanup I have the Rigid 5 HP 16gal, it has not let me down in the house, garage, bus or a partially flooded basement...
that said it's bulky and a power hog, so if the intent is in the bus I wouldn't recommend it.
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Had someone recently try to sell me a "Rainbow". lol at a two thousand dollar vacuum!
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Had someone recently try to sell me a "Rainbow". lol at a two thousand dollar vacuum!
Jeez, they're still doing that Rainbow scam? I remember my creepy neighbor selling those in the 70s.
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Jeez, they're still doing that Rainbow scam? I remember my creepy neighbor selling those in the 70s.
I had a creepy neighbor who sold them in the 80's.
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Had someone recently try to sell me a "Rainbow". lol at a two thousand dollar vacuum!
I bought one of those from a creepy neighbor in the'90s.,.
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