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hyla vs rainbow e2 0r thermax
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Post# 123155   1/27/2011 at 15:10 (2,343 days old) by joshdonnell (Denton ,Texas.)        

which one is the better water filtration vacuum. is rainbow making a new model any info . hyla has a new model

Post# 123207 , Reply# 1   1/28/2011 at 01:58 (2,343 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

I don't know if the Thermaxes I had in my collection-sold them to a vac place that needed them for parts-The suction of the machine didn't impress me one bit-why I got rid of them-I could generate more suction and airflow by inhaling thru its hose!It seems like the unit really isn't a vacuum-but an upolstry and furniture cleaning machine.

Post# 123259 , Reply# 2   1/28/2011 at 13:26 (2,342 days old) by Kirbysthebest (Wichita, KS)        

I am not familiar with any of these except The Rainbow, however, from what I have heard the other machines use baffles where the Rainbow uses the seperator. I would judge in the long term the Rainbow would be the winner.

Post# 123433 , Reply# 3   1/30/2011 at 14:35 (2,340 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I am in love with my Thermax. I put it up to the tester and it had a little more suction than my Rainbow D4 and my newer Hyla.
I don't know anything about the new Thermax, mine is an AF1. I have had so many people want to borrow it that I decided to become a dealer for them. Have not finished the paper work on it yet but getting there. No one has them here in the Midwest.
However I still would rather have a paper bag VS water.

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