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How to Clean Cyclones of Typical Bagless Machines
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Post# 372858   5/29/2017 at 10:13 (387 days old) by wyaple (Pickerington, OH)        

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After many years of thinking about it and watching many of "Roger's" videos, I decided to start my own YouTube channel. I plan to make mine more of a "How To" and "Watch This" type of channel. At some point, I'll have some videos of how I test, including using an inexpensive anemometer and airflow box.

I need to work on my facial expressions a bit more...


Post# 372860 , Reply# 1   5/29/2017 at 10:49 (387 days old) by Tekjunkie28 (Roanoke Va)        

Lol. Yea this is why I can't stand dysons. I used to have one and my mother has been through 2 of them. The 1st she gave to my brother. When they call me and tell me that they don't suck anymore I usually just go and take out all the filters and them run hot water through the cyclone thing. I hold both hands over the larger holes and shake it several times. I repeat this until the water flows clean. The. I sling that thing around and the leave it to dry. As for the "washable" dyson hepa filters... they are trash. I need to order them some new ones. They can't be washed and the carbon dust just cakes on them.

Good quality on that video. I also like the Kirby cleaning the dyson.

Post# 372865 , Reply# 2   5/29/2017 at 13:43 (387 days old) by ryan1994jeep (Georgia)        

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The first time I cleaned out my DC14 I used a leaf blower. It looked like I was in a dust bowl. I could not belive all the caked on dust in the cyclones.

Post# 372870 , Reply# 3   5/29/2017 at 14:48 (387 days old) by sebo4me (Cardiff)        

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Excellent. I will be watching 😁

Post# 372873 , Reply# 4   5/29/2017 at 16:05 (387 days old) by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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Nice video, you looked good too. I do this about once a month, seems to work out

Post# 372893 , Reply# 5   5/30/2017 at 03:03 (386 days old) by mixman (Central NJ)        

This is why my Dyson Cinetic is in storage. With my dust allergies I would be sneezing for hours if I had to clean out the cyclones like that.

Great videos. Would definitely like to see you video some of your tests with the results.


Post# 372895 , Reply# 6   5/30/2017 at 06:20 (386 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

At the vac shop out here--Dysons of all types come in to get unclogged-and yes,the cyclones get stuffed full of carpet fluff,dog,people hair,and other sorts of stuff.The filters get clogged,too as well as the Dyson vacuums NARROW airpassages.You find a treasure trove of stuff clogging those-you name it-its been found there!So much for the vacuum cleaner that never clogs!

Post# 372896 , Reply# 7   5/30/2017 at 06:39 (386 days old) by Mike811 (Finland)        

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I am excited about your channel, because I do the same kind of tests in my "Vacuumtests" channel.
Nice to see your Kirby G6.
I can't wait to see the upcoming videos!


Post# 372902 , Reply# 8   5/30/2017 at 09:40 (386 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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Good Lord the first shop I worked on was overwhelmed with Dysons! I think I would have 5 or 6 cyclones torn apart to be washed at a time. I don't do half as many Dysons now that I'm running a Vac Business out of my house, but my God they get dirty!

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