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Post# 203932   10/16/2012 at 08:04 (2,727 days old) by Blackheart (North Dakota)        

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Has anyone else seen these yet?
www.bissell.com/velocity-bagged-r...

While i'm glad to see another bagged vacuum at the same time i'm not to keen on this model the spiral may allow people to see dirt passing through but at the same time it cuts down bag capacity.





Post# 203983 , Reply# 1   10/16/2012 at 20:46 (2,727 days old) by Vacuumfreeeke ()        

I think it's hideous, but I've never liked the cheap Bissells anyway.... the Healthy Home and some of the older ones are almost tolerable... Even the Bagless Velocity looks better....

They just stuck a bag on a Bissell Powerforce... Eureaka and Panasonic seem to have done similar things, so maybe it's a trend. I think that the window would get clogged with dust after a short while and the dirt wouldn't be visible after that unless it was frequently cleaned, unless the airflow is more powerful than I suspect it to be.

I will agree that at least they are making a bagged vacuum still and that's a good thing....

I'm going to post a link and picture here because it's inconvenient for people to have to copy and paste




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Post# 203987 , Reply# 2   10/16/2012 at 21:13 (2,727 days old) by singingrainbow (Texas)        
wow

I had seen this at walmart. I love the description, " The convinence of a bag with the look and feel of bagless". What a crock. And the size of the bag is laughable, ever have one of those popular dirt devil hand vacs? The bag on this is only about twice the size of the DD hand vac bags, I KID YOU NOT. Still, at least it is another bag vacuum on the market. And I bet maintinence is alot easier on this than the bagless version, and the filtration better too.

Scott


Post# 203997 , Reply# 3   10/16/2012 at 23:00 (2,727 days old) by eurekapowerline ()        

I can understand what Bissell was thinking but, they way they made it makes it seem pointless. I agree that its good they made another bagged vacuum but there are still too area where problems can happen


Post# 204025 , Reply# 4   10/17/2012 at 13:29 (2,726 days old) by dustin (Jackson, MI)        

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I saw that in walmart the other day and I actually thought it was cool. I think they should sell the bag holder assembly as an accessory, I would buy one.

Post# 204042 , Reply# 5   10/17/2012 at 15:53 (2,726 days old) by director12 ()        

It's nice Bissell is back to making another bagged vacuum. They had the Powerglide series, but they are off the market.

Post# 204046 , Reply# 6   10/17/2012 at 16:54 (2,726 days old) by sebo_fan (Scotland, UK, member AKA ukvacfan, & Nar2)        

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I do wish Bissell brought bagged uprights to the UK.

Post# 204140 , Reply# 7   10/18/2012 at 16:18 (2,725 days old) by super-sweeper (KSSRC Refurbishment Center)        

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That is just the coolest thing!I think i'll have to buy one to play with!

-Alex.





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