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Post# 374804   7/2/2017 at 12:43 (295 days old) by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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A few years ago my old shop vac called it quits.After a few stores i bought la creme de la creme .A 16 gallons wet and dry whit blower port and drain plug 60 liter 6.0 hp .Yess sir ree. The biggest badest shop vac. In the spring water comes in the basement and i clean cars to and my shed so this is perfect .I always use a bag and a cartridge filter
The hose is 24 feet long made by hooling up 3 hose of 8 foot sectoon.

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Post# 374831 , Reply# 1   7/3/2017 at 02:13 (294 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

I have 3 shop type vacuums-A "Shop-Vac" 16 gal stainless steel drum marked "Dayton" but made by Shop-Vac.Got it from ReTool when they were around.Have a 14Gal Shop Vac I bought from lowes-has the smoke color transparent square drum.Last is my Tornado Task Force 16Gal with heavy plastic drum-external filter.This is the most beast of the ones I have.15A motor!

Post# 375004 , Reply# 2   7/8/2017 at 04:14 (289 days old) by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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I went down stairs to my basement today and vacuum all the dirt and grime and filt.My bigg Shopvac ultra 16 gallons wet and dry vacuum cleaner did an amazing job.
It has a 24 foot hose and all the attachements makes for a breeze to uae while cleaning large area i love my shop vac .

Post# 375010 , Reply# 3   7/8/2017 at 09:05 (289 days old) by n0oxy (Saint Louis Missouri, United States)        
16 gallon shop vac

I have 3 16 gallon models, one made by Ridgid, a Craftsman and a Shop Vac Lowes model. It's interesting, as you get larger models the motors are also larger so you have more airflow. I mostly use my 1.25 or 1.5 inch hoses, the 2-1/4 hose is just too hard to deal with. Anyway, I can tell that when using these hoses, there is not as much airflow, with the smaller 5 and 6 gallon models, you don't notice that as much. Since I don't use my wet dry vacs for regular every day cleaning, I keep all 8 of them in the storage locker in the basement of my apartment building. I also bought a wand with a spray jet on it, and a 40 foot water hose that attaches to a water faucet. Combine this with a wet dry vac and you have a home made floor scrubber. One thing about wet dry vacs, most of them are very loud, I'm not sure if it's the type of motor that is used, but, they are much louder than most other vacuums.

Post# 375015 , Reply# 4   7/8/2017 at 11:54 (289 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

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i got two craftsman 16 gallon a shop vac 5 gallon & a ridgid 16 gallon

Post# 375051 , Reply# 5   7/9/2017 at 00:00 (288 days old) by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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For me id say in my option my 16 gallon shop vac has a lot of air flow and suction even if the hose is 24 feet long and 2-1/4 . Made by joining 3, 8 foot hose together maybe its due to the fac i use a cartridge filter and a paper bag ,but my shop vac 16 gallon has not let me down yet. Yes they can be quite loud mine odes have a diffuseser whit filter so its not so bad i put it on the blower port makes it quieter to some intent but makes up for it in cleaning power i sure love my 16 gallon shop vac.

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