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Post# 133433   4/21/2011 at 13:20 (2,617 days old) by vacman33 (Grand Junction Colorado)        

The new Patriot...

Post# 133434 , Reply# 1   4/21/2011 at 13:28 (2,617 days old) by vacman33 (Grand Junction Colorado)        

P2 Patriot

Post# 133436 , Reply# 2   4/21/2011 at 13:35 (2,617 days old) by blackheart (North Dakota)        
Nice Machine!

Looks like a Sebo nozzle on it, must be an amazing performer!

Post# 133438 , Reply# 3   4/21/2011 at 14:14 (2,617 days old) by countryguy (Astorville, ON, Canada)        

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The wheel placement is interesting - it can spin on a dime.  The Lux Guardian/9000 did the same kind of thing except there was only 1 wheel in front. 



Post# 133448 , Reply# 4   4/21/2011 at 14:54 (2,617 days old) by Brandon_W_T (Omaha NE- Das Auto)        

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That looks like one heck of a vacuum cleaner! :O

Impressive! Would love to try one out sometime.

Post# 133457 , Reply# 5   4/21/2011 at 16:00 (2,617 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        
Was it designed by NASA?

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WOW, that's an impressive machine.  It looks like a cross between vacuum cleaner and lunar land-rover!   If only that exhaust filter was shaped more like a satelite dish....


All joking aside, I would love to see how it peforms. 

Post# 133462 , Reply# 6   4/21/2011 at 16:37 (2,617 days old) by minivanmegafun ()        

Holy cow their website violates every single web design rule.

Every. Last. One.

Post# 133466 , Reply# 7   4/21/2011 at 16:52 (2,617 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

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I just looked at the website.  My NASA reference wasn't off the mark!   I agree, the website design is annoying to say the least.  Still, that's a very impressive vacuum cleaner.

Post# 133499 , Reply# 8   4/21/2011 at 20:52 (2,617 days old) by kirbykid63 (Wilmington Delaware)        
Nice colors

I like the red color on this machine,my patriot has a gold label on its side and I think it's missing a round sticker below the handle.I need to call patriot to see if I can still get the round sticker.Mine came with the big foot power nozzle and I just found a pristine cinnamon roto matic power team that I kept the power nozzle from that has a helix shaped metal brush roll that works great with my patriot.


Post# 133503 , Reply# 9   4/21/2011 at 21:07 (2,617 days old) by kirbykid63 (Wilmington Delaware)        
Built to last!!!!!

The patriot is also a very simple machine to service,not all that electronic junk that fails and collects dust in the motor compartment,just three screws and you are inside the machine.I find simple is best in the long run for reliability and performance. The Patriot has all those simple design features for a long life.


Post# 133505 , Reply# 10   4/21/2011 at 21:09 (2,617 days old) by Trebor ()        
Schoettler research and engineering..

used to make the Airstorm and the Patriot with a choice of power nozzles. The Douglas was standard on the Airstorm which came in six colors. The Sebo was the nozzle for the Patriot. Interesting is the curved upper wand allowing reach under furniture without bending over. The Vortech used to have a six wheel design, and a cordwinder. Not sure if they are still around or not.

Post# 133518 , Reply# 11   4/21/2011 at 22:24 (2,617 days old) by pr-21 (Middletown, OH)        
Air Storm

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I have the Air Storm in the Red with the Sebo Power Nozzle. Cleans extremely well.



Bud Mattingly

Post# 133733 , Reply# 12   4/23/2011 at 03:28 (2,615 days old) by thermokid (Casper, Wyoming)        
My Patrot

is just like that one. I bought it a year ago. The only difference is my power nozzle is more streamlined and not as boxy looking as that one. My other patriot(silvery gray and white model) has that big boxy looking power nozzle, and my airstorm has the Big Foot power nozzle and I don't like either one of those power nozzles. The new Patriot power nozzle seems to be more easy to use. Just my opinion...

Post# 133779 , Reply# 13   4/23/2011 at 11:08 (2,615 days old) by vacman33 (Grand Junction Colorado)        

Patriot offers 2 power heads. The Wessel-Werk and and the Sebo, which is in the picture.

Post# 133782 , Reply# 14   4/23/2011 at 11:39 (2,615 days old) by Trebor ()        
Power heads..

How does the Wessel Werk P/N with its swivel neck work with the s-shape upper wand?
Would think they would work against each other. Or does the W/W cone with two straight wands?

Post# 133796 , Reply# 15   4/23/2011 at 12:26 (2,615 days old) by sleepdoc (St. Louis, MO)        
Wow, pretty

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Is that machine for sale? What do they cost? I think I'd like one. Any suggestions?

Post# 133798 , Reply# 16   4/23/2011 at 12:28 (2,615 days old) by sleepdoc (St. Louis, MO)        
Sebo-buit PN

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Could you post a photo of the brushroll of that nozzle? I have a nozzle for my Sebo canister that looks identical to yours but I'm disappointed in the single-brush brushroll. What does the Patriot's brush look like and how does it perform?

Post# 133802 , Reply# 17   4/23/2011 at 12:43 (2,615 days old) by vacman33 (Grand Junction Colorado)        

Here is the brushroll for ya. And yeah I would sell it, but I want alot for it they are $3000 new, but I would sell this one for $2000. Anyway the S wand works ok with the wessel, feels much better with the Sebo though. The Sebo is a much better P/N, but I have heard rumors that Sebo is going to stop making this P/N. But we will see. You know how rumors are in the vacuum world.

Post# 261742 , Reply# 18   1/4/2014 at 07:40 (1,628 days old) by tophatjohnny ()        
Patriot..Simply the best

I am a huge fan and have owned more than 10 different high end vac's. None stack up to the Patriot, and they really do a great job. I own the green model and just made a deal on a 2010 Red model (both have the 6 wheels) and are easy to maneuver and clean with. I wont knock any other brands, but I have put my Patriot against some of the others I own and no comparison in results. I am very happy with my Patriots and will never buy anything else . Thanks Schoettler Reseacrh & Engineering.

Post# 261834 , Reply# 19   1/4/2014 at 17:49 (1,628 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

Welcome to VacuumLand!

How do the Patriot compare to AirStorm & TriStar CXL?

I would like to own a Patriot someday; but there aren't any dealers in South TX

Post# 262168 , Reply# 20   1/6/2014 at 17:18 (1,626 days old) by tophatjohnny ()        
Floor 0 Matc (thanks)

Thanks for the welcome Eric. I sent ya an email. Funny, I still have an anniversary Tristar and used it along with my Kirby the night before my first Patriot was delivered. I did a great job with both the Tristar and the Kirby (so I thought) I almost filled the bag in the Patriot the next day, so I became an immediate fan. Not looking back, nor knocking any other brands, just saying..Patriot is the only vac I will ever own again,

Post# 262380 , Reply# 21   1/8/2014 at 05:48 (1,624 days old) by tophatjohnny ()        
Selling a 2012

The Green Top and all attachments in like new shape. I don't need 2, so either I see the Green model or sell my Kirby and make one of my Patriots a utility/shop/basement vac?? Hope I am not out of line posting this and if I am, please remover the thread. I can be reached at 937-716-3312 or I

Post# 262482 , Reply# 22   1/8/2014 at 19:14 (1,624 days old) by tophatjohnny ()        

I meant to say I will sell either the newer Kirby or the newer Patriot. I do not have
either on ebay, nor will I. If one of our members wants a great deal..hit me up.

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