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Post# 211382   12/27/2012 at 21:54 (2,649 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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I Ask What Is Your Favorite Vacuum You Just Love So Much You Can't Stop Using It.

Post# 211383 , Reply# 1   12/27/2012 at 21:58 (2,649 days old) by KirbyUltimateG (Troy Ohio 45373 USA)        

I have several favorites.
Kirby: Heritage II/Legend/Legend II/Generation 3/G4.
Rainbow: SE/SE PE/E Series 1 Speed.

Post# 211416 , Reply# 2   12/28/2012 at 05:19 (2,648 days old) by dysondestijl (east midlands, UK)        

Numatic James, dyson dco1 & dco4 for me I think but I use the dc25 a lot too

Post# 211422 , Reply# 3   12/28/2012 at 06:51 (2,648 days old) by sebo_fan (Scotland, UK, member AKA ukvacfan, & Nar2)        

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Mostly SEBO. One month it may be the Felix, the other the X series or my D2 canister. My Miele S6 hardly gets used these days, replaced with my new Panasonic bagged upright - - its like an Oreck upright with a hose!

Post# 211426 , Reply# 4   12/28/2012 at 08:05 (2,648 days old) by Ultimatevacman ( Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK)        

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My dyson DC04, but it will probably be my Henry when I get it.

Post# 211432 , Reply# 5   12/28/2012 at 09:09 (2,648 days old) by parwaz786 ( )        

Dyson DC01 Dyson DC04 Dyson DC07 Dyson DC08 and Dyson DC14,

I seem to have lost interest in my Dyson DC25 Animal now :(

Post# 211465 , Reply# 6   12/28/2012 at 12:54 (2,648 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        

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The fantom thunder/kenmore destiny plus. I have an emotional attachment to it. It's a long story though. I also like alot of other vacuums, but the thunder is my favorite.

Post# 211474 , Reply# 7   12/28/2012 at 13:45 (2,648 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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Nice Vacuums Of Choice

Post# 211479 , Reply# 8   12/28/2012 at 14:46 (2,648 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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The Golden Eureka Rugulator Cordaway Upright Model 2082! Also the Eureka Express canister and the Eureka Ultra upright....

Post# 211481 , Reply# 9   12/28/2012 at 14:51 (2,648 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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your eureka looks like it would pull the rug straight up!!

Post# 211482 , Reply# 10   12/28/2012 at 14:53 (2,648 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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LOL!!!! Indeed, the Eureka Ultra was one of the top-rated uprights in Consumer Reports tests in the late 1980's. This green one is soooooo beeeyootiful too!

Post# 211497 , Reply# 11   12/28/2012 at 16:35 (2,648 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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My Dyson dc42 and my shopvac

Post# 211519 , Reply# 12   12/28/2012 at 19:58 (2,648 days old) by vacuumman206 ()        
favorite vac

my favorite vac of all of them is the D4. But for all practical uses, it's now my innovation. the Rainbow doesn't get used much because I don't do that much vacuuming.

Post# 211537 , Reply# 13   12/28/2012 at 21:14 (2,648 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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its nice to drop By vacmasterthegreat I would like to have a Z700 I Own A WindTunnel 2 Which IS My Favorite

Post# 211544 , Reply# 14   12/28/2012 at 21:52 (2,648 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
Hoover PowerMax series

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I have had the absolute best luck with these machines. I clean houses and haven't found anything else that cleans as good, is as easy to use and as durable. Love them, love them, love them!!

Post# 211545 , Reply# 15   12/28/2012 at 21:55 (2,648 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
Hoover power nozzle headlights

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Here's 2 Hoover power nozzles. The one on the left is the more typically known Futura nozzle but was also used on this model as its last application before Hoover discontinued it. This is the Hoover PowerMax Supreme S3530.

The one on the right is the more typical Hoover PowerMax power nozzle. It is sleeker and lower profile. This power nozzle is off of a Hoover PowerMax Deluxe S3607 canister.

Post# 211547 , Reply# 16   12/28/2012 at 22:02 (2,648 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
Here we are with lights on in the room again.

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Isn't it fun to vacuum in the dark with your just your headlights though!! I love looking at them.

These power heads clean so well too. Very powerful motors, great Hoover auger action agitators. These motors just PURRR like a cute kitten would. The motor noise is music to my ears, unlike the older CenTec CT14DX power nozzle motors. Those CenTec motors were just obnoxious.

For this photo, the PowerMax Supreme S3530 power team canister is running as a team. The PowerMax Deluxe S3607 power nozzle is running off of a Central vacuum hose pigtail cord. The S3607 vacuum did not come with agitator on/off switch, but did come with gas pump handle. Therefore although a T shaped plug, it is only 2 prongs and therefore motor and headlight all work off of the 2 prongs and the pigtail cord works for running the nozzle.

Oh Hoover!! Nobody, Does it like you!!

Post# 211556 , Reply# 17   12/28/2012 at 22:29 (2,648 days old) by KirbyUltimateG (Troy Ohio 45373 USA)        

Eureka/Sanitaire: F&G uprights with ball bearing Vibra Groomer II or ball bearing Vibra Groomer I.
Hoover: Convertible/Decade Type A uprights with front attachment conversion. Concept One with self propelled transmission. Elite/Legacy.

Post# 211575 , Reply# 18   12/29/2012 at 04:10 (2,647 days old) by thermokid (Casper, Wyoming)        
Favorite Vac

Is of course my old Kirby 561.. I use it everyday. I have had it since the neighbor lady gave it to me in 1961. She didn't like it.. I LOVE IT!!!

Post# 211592 , Reply# 19   12/29/2012 at 09:20 (2,647 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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I want to get me one of those Powermax Canisters!!!

Post# 211614 , Reply# 20   12/29/2012 at 11:38 (2,647 days old) by jmurray01 (Scotland)        

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My favourite vacuum (for carpet cleaning and above floor cleaning) has to be my 1994 Hoover Turbopower 1000 because it is well made, has incredible suction, long hose with a good set of tools and the superb Activator brush roll for carpet grooming.

For just purely carpet cleaning however it would have to be my 1977 Hoover Senior Ranger as it really lives up to the "it beats... as it sweeps... as it cleans" slogan. I would be in pure heaven if you put me in a huge house with room after room of quality non-glued down carpet to just spend hours non-stop vacuuming with that old Senior.

Post# 211621 , Reply# 21   12/29/2012 at 12:57 (2,647 days old) by dysondestijl (east midlands, UK)        

Lol Jamie you 'll end up marrying that senior ranger one day...

Post# 211661 , Reply# 22   12/29/2012 at 18:29 (2,647 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        

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I took my Grandpa's Kirby D50 and retrimmed it with bojack brown trim, an open-top genuine Kirby bag mounted on a Heritage II mini emtor and added a Classic handle unit. It works wonderfully. I have used it as a daily driver and as a weekends-only driver. It has never given me any trouble. It's great.

Post# 211697 , Reply# 23   12/29/2012 at 22:15 (2,647 days old) by compamac ()        
My favorite

My favorite has to be either my Fantom Fury or my G3

Post# 211711 , Reply# 24   12/29/2012 at 23:27 (2,647 days old) by kirbykid (Horseheads,New York 14845)        


Post# 211714 , Reply# 25   12/29/2012 at 23:31 (2,647 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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I like the G6

Post# 211716 , Reply# 26   12/29/2012 at 23:32 (2,647 days old) by kirbykid (Horseheads,New York 14845)        

you do? how is it? i have been looking for a g7 myself but that could be costly. maybe a g6 would be the same for a better cost.

Post# 211758 , Reply# 27   12/30/2012 at 08:25 (2,646 days old) by pr-21 (Middletown, OH)        
Eureka Model 2070

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I believe I bought this in the early 70's. I had a NOS Square Handle put on it from the Model 250. Wish I still had it. Traded it in for one of new 6amp Eureka's 7 or so years later.....

Bud Mattingly

Post# 211847 , Reply# 28   12/30/2012 at 17:55 (2,646 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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well im sorry to say i don't own the g6 a good friend of mine does

Post# 211848 , Reply# 29   12/30/2012 at 17:59 (2,646 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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oh i had a tradition i sold it

Post# 211880 , Reply# 30   12/30/2012 at 23:34 (2,646 days old) by luxlover (Halifax NS Canada)        
My Lux 86 and Ambassador III are my favorite :)

love these two vac's :)

Post# 211881 , Reply# 31   12/30/2012 at 23:38 (2,646 days old) by mr_mom (pittsburgh (PA))        

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the 90's elite and the powermax and the eureks bravo hard box world vac and hard box powerlike plus

Post# 211882 , Reply# 32   12/30/2012 at 23:48 (2,646 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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those electrolux canisters look great!

Post# 211883 , Reply# 33   12/30/2012 at 23:48 (2,646 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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you mean Powerline?

Post# 211996 , Reply# 34   12/31/2012 at 19:26 (2,645 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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so many vacuums in the world 45% of them are

Post# 212012 , Reply# 35   12/31/2012 at 21:52 (2,645 days old) by caligula (Benton, Pa)        
While I love the non electric machines from 1800's--

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My favorite vacuum cleaner bar none, is the Electrolux model LX. This the first of them with the yellow nameplate with ELECTROLUX in red!

Post# 212015 , Reply# 36   12/31/2012 at 22:08 (2,645 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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Post# 212137 , Reply# 37   1/1/2013 at 21:39 (2,644 days old) by StrongEnough78 (Clovis California)        

I love my Kirby G4! I miss my Mom's old Eureka canister. And I love my Grandma's Kenmore Progressive Canister. All very good machines.

Post# 212170 , Reply# 38   1/2/2013 at 03:19 (2,644 days old) by Ultimatevacman ( Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK)        

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I love my Henry HVC200, It's a brilliant little machine :) and my mum's Dyson DC04

Post# 212329 , Reply# 39   1/3/2013 at 08:06 (2,642 days old) by AlexHoovers94 (Manchester UK)        

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I can't really choose a faveourite so here is my top five - Hoover Turbopower Freedom, Dyson DC01 Destijl, Kirby legend 2, Hoover junior U1012 and Hoover Turbopower 2

Sorry, I just can't have one faveourite! :p

Post# 212347 , Reply# 40   1/3/2013 at 13:46 (2,642 days old) by Sanifan ()        

I like my Tristar CXL a lot.

Also, my Sebo X4 and Windsor Versamatic and Versamatic Plus. Good Vacs!

Post# 212907 , Reply# 41   1/6/2013 at 14:15 (2,639 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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Windtunnel 2

Post# 213046 , Reply# 42   1/7/2013 at 17:55 (2,638 days old) by 2011hoover700 (owosso michigan)        

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This is subject to change at any given time but lately my answer has been my hoover model 63.

Post# 213048 , Reply# 43   1/7/2013 at 18:42 (2,638 days old) by guardsman69 ()        


Post# 213050 , Reply# 44   1/7/2013 at 19:48 (2,638 days old) by tjhooverman ()        
The Hoover Spectrum 950

The Hoover Spectrum 950 is my favorite.

Post# 213051 , Reply# 45   1/7/2013 at 19:55 (2,638 days old) by mieles7 (DFW, TX)        

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Either my Sebo X2 or my Riccar 8900.

Post# 213055 , Reply# 46   1/7/2013 at 21:09 (2,638 days old) by thevacuumman (Borger, TX)        

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I'd have to say my Kirby Classic III

Post# 213273 , Reply# 47   1/9/2013 at 13:51 (2,636 days old) by sanitaire (anchorage, alaska)        

out of my collection of 45 vacs. I would have too say my nss m1 for bulk dry pick up. and my advance carpetwin 16xp for were I need a brush roll, then come the hoover conquest, and the eureka sanitaire, and my 6 kirbys.

Post# 213437 , Reply# 48   1/10/2013 at 03:01 (2,636 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

This has been on here before-so here goes-can't ever narrow it down to one vacuum-that is another reason we collect them.NSS M1,Sebo D4 Premium,MeileS8 UniQ,Riccar 1700,1800,Rainbow Black,Any metal Royals,Most Kirbys-esp when mated with my NSS M1-like those so much---have three.Bet they will outlast me.

Post# 215406 , Reply# 49   1/22/2013 at 23:30 (2,623 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        

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i wish i had a windtunnel canister! :(

Post# 215413 , Reply# 50   1/23/2013 at 00:21 (2,623 days old) by mr_mom (pittsburgh (PA))        

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mine would have to be my eureka boss self propelled and my hoover elites and my kenmore heavy duty twin van

Post# 308125 , Reply# 51   12/6/2014 at 19:34 (1,940 days old) by director12 ()        

My favorites are Bissells.

Post# 308167 , Reply# 52   12/7/2014 at 08:19 (1,939 days old) by citroenbx (england)        

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vax 4000,dyson DC01,dyson DC04,hoover turbopower 2 auto sense

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Post# 308176 , Reply# 53   12/7/2014 at 13:39 (1,939 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        
Favorite canisters

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Have to be my Rainbow D4 and Filter Queen Majestic. Those are the only 2 vacuums I own where the air actually feels cleaner after use.

Post# 308183 , Reply# 54   12/7/2014 at 15:18 (1,939 days old) by sptyks (Skowhegan, Maine)        

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Kirby D50, Heritage II Legend, G3, Sentria


I love them all and use them all. Each one has a specific use or room.


Post# 308184 , Reply# 55   12/7/2014 at 15:19 (1,939 days old) by cb123 (Mobile, Al.)        

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My favorite vacuum cleaner is the kind I get for free! Oh, Oh, here's another one: My favorite vacuum cleaner is the kind I get for next to nothing!laughing

Post# 308250 , Reply# 56   12/8/2014 at 10:57 (1,938 days old) by GeorgeCT (Fairfield, Connecticut)        

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My Riccar Immaculate Premier canister.

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Post# 308261 , Reply# 57   12/8/2014 at 16:00 (1,938 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

Eureka The Boss Mighty Mite 3670G with TurboCat TP-210

Post# 308409 , Reply# 58   12/9/2014 at 23:01 (1,937 days old) by sanitairelover ()        
like most

i have more than one the first one in my rainbow e2 blue and the second one is my 2014 sanitaire sc888k

Post# 308410 , Reply# 59   12/9/2014 at 23:43 (1,937 days old) by mark40511 (Lexington, KY)        

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Love my Rainbow gold 2 speed the best.....but I'm sure I'd like the new Black Rainbow better

Post# 308416 , Reply# 60   12/10/2014 at 06:28 (1,936 days old) by Turbo500 (West Yorkshire, UK)        

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I use my Sebo x1.1 for day to day cleaning, but my favourites to use are my Electrolux z2020 and z1070. I also really love using my Panasonic 40 series cleaners. They're not the best vacs in the world - strong suction and great for low pile/surface pick up, but not great deep cleaners - but I grew up with one so it has a lot of good memories behind it for me.

Post# 308417 , Reply# 61   12/10/2014 at 07:29 (1,936 days old) by kirbykid63 (Wilmington Delaware)        
Favorite vacuums of all time

For Upright The Kirby Heritage 2

For canister The Tristar CXL and DXL

Post# 308428 , Reply# 62   12/10/2014 at 12:16 (1,936 days old) by ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

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My NSS M-1 is by far and away my absolute favorite machine. Since the first time I saw one of these being used when I was about 3-4 years old its held my fascination and love for all these years. Even now I still get that feeling of excitement that I did when I was little and would hear one turn on or running and then turn off when I was a a store or wherever they used them.

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Post# 308457 , Reply# 63   12/10/2014 at 16:54 (1,936 days old) by Marks_here (Crossville TN )        
What is my favourite vacuum???

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The one that works where I don't have to use another one to clean up after it or the dust bin! 😁

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