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Oreck Bag Docking System
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Post# 201248   9/19/2012 at 21:59 (2,757 days old) by daknx1994 (Southern Indiana)        

First I would like to say i am new here. I have just been hiding in the shadows taking everything in and am ready to join the members here. I recently bought an Oreck XL 2200 that has the bag docking system. I was wondering if this could be removed so i could use the cheaper bags that dont require the docking system setup. Any help would be appreciated!!:)




Post# 201252 , Reply# 1   9/19/2012 at 23:13 (2,757 days old) by kirbykid (Horseheads,New York 14845)        

welcome to the forms. i cant help though. i dont have any experience with those orecks.

Post# 201263 , Reply# 2   9/20/2012 at 00:32 (2,757 days old) by vac-o-matic (Saint Louis, Mo.)        

The docking system came out about 10 or so years ago, probably more, and was a definite improvement over the previous push on type system. The new lightweight commercials still come that way, but if someone buys it for residential use, I suggest adding on the docking system, as it seals much better than without and less dust leakage around the inlet and in the bag. If you decide to remove the docking system, you'll need the wire to put between the bag and inlet to hold the cloth bag on the machine. Any Oreck store would probably just give you one, I know I would at my store. You'll see how the rear part of the docking system is removable, then slide the wire down over the inlet. As just posted in another thread, don't scrimp on bags if it's for your home use, go at least the genuine CC green paper, but the ultimate is cloth hepa, which at retail are very pricey, like most other costlier vacs.

Post# 201288 , Reply# 3   9/20/2012 at 12:33 (2,757 days old) by electromatik (Taylorsville, North Carolina, U.S.A.)        

Yet another newbie; hello.

Post# 201322 , Reply# 4   9/20/2012 at 19:26 (2,756 days old) by daknx1994 (Southern Indiana)        

thanks vac-o-matic i will just continue to use the green ones probably would be less stress plus i do like the extra filtration on these bags.




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