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Post# 2709   10/18/2006 at 19:20 (4,975 days old) by unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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Hi everyone, well something strange happened to the New Dysons post (this happened once before at a few years back) and the server erased a bit of the post's own important embedded function codes. So we lost a few threads at the bottom of it. Since that thread is probably going to misbehave again, I closed it and opened this new thread for everyone to carry on the original New Dysons conversion.

Sorry for the mix up guys and gals, please continue on...

Post# 2796 , Reply# 1   10/20/2006 at 08:50 (4,974 days old) by vacuumkid3 ()        
Well, a little physics here!

Remember, that the more surface area of a bag you have, the less air goes through the bag at one area, thus, the bigger the bag, the less suction it will lose over a period of time. I love my Rainbow, but I feel as though it doesn't trap a lot of the dirt. I mean, with the water molecule being polar and wanting to attract statically charged objects, that is great, but I feel as though if I were to put a good piece of filter over the exhaust, I would see a lot of dirt. I will have to try that.

About the bag: The Compact seems to have a smaller bag than say, the Kirby Heritage. I love my Heritage. I also have an Air-Way canister (the new black one) as well as an Air-Way 88 Mk. II. All three are excellent vacuums. I don't like to use the Rainbow D-2 because of the problem of water in, water out... Good idea; very inefficient. Bags are DEFINITELY the way to go! Our new Air-Way has picked up so much dirt, it's just positively amazing to see it! The ENTIRE bag is full when we change, as the suction seems to be high enough to go through the pores that aren't clogged. My Kirby, since I don't vacuum much, is not very full, but the concept of a bag and a Sani-Emptor is the best idea ever! Small parts, like, for me, Legos, will fall to the Sani-Emptor instead of the bag. Then, the dust and small, lightweight things fly into the bag. Throw away the bag, empty the contents of the Emptor, and you are done! Very easy!


Post# 2811 , Reply# 2   10/20/2006 at 19:41 (4,973 days old) by swingette ()        
random thought

when i used my 5amp Hoover Guardsman on the heavy hotel rugs, it collected tons. so much so, that when i was finished with the two large rugs, the cloth shakeout bag was almost completely clogged. the suction was almost gone at the end. but by the time i got to that point, the cleaner had collected enough soil to fill the Dyson canister at least twice, i imagine, maybe more. here is a picture i posted on this is what a Eureka collected. the more powerful Hoover collected more. how much volume in this dirt if whipped up in the Dyson dirtcup? id love the chance to really use a good Dyson.

Post# 2814 , Reply# 3   10/20/2006 at 20:00 (4,973 days old) by convertible68 ()        

Wow, it exists in hotels too? The picture you posted is what I like to call "office dirt"; lots of it where I clean! It seems like there's an INFINITE supply of it in commercial settings, no matter how many passes you make. I hate office dirt with a passion and I'm pretty much convinced that whatever is used to pick it up will never have decent power again, unless the bag itself is vacuumed. Notorious for dirtying up machines, as it gets in every crack, crevice, etc. on the cleaner. This type of dirt would be perfect for a Dyson, IMHO.

Post# 3279 , Reply# 4   10/31/2006 at 16:36 (4,962 days old) by robgwisdala ()        

I tried out the Dyson DC17 Animal upright at Best Buy and I am very impressed! It has a 50% larger brushroll than the DC07s/DC14s. It has a 25% larger brushroll than the DC15s.
It cleans like nobodys business with the agressive brushroll and RootCyclone system!

Post# 3280 , Reply# 5   10/31/2006 at 16:51 (4,962 days old) by robgwisdala ()        

Is the Vacuum Cleaner Collector's Club going to upgrade to the Dyson DC17 for their state of the art machine for their annual conventions?

Post# 3282 , Reply# 6   10/31/2006 at 18:08 (4,962 days old) by robgwisdala ()        

Dyson DC17s vs Kirby G series machines:
I would love to have a cleaning contest between Dyson DC17s and Kirby G series machines!

Post# 3284 , Reply# 7   10/31/2006 at 18:57 (4,962 days old) by ahzeks ()        
New Handle on Design?

It looks like the handle design has been tweaked on the newer Dysons. I have always thought that the handle on my DC14 was a bit awkward to use in the attachment mode. It looks like they've made a second, more substantial handgrip for attachment use.

Post# 3285 , Reply# 8   10/31/2006 at 19:00 (4,962 days old) by ahzeks ()        

...why wasn't the new model called "DC16"?

Post# 3315 , Reply# 9   11/1/2006 at 02:21 (4,962 days old) by vintagehoover ()        

A missing model number usually means that the missing cleaner is still in development - the DC06 for instance, which hasn't been launched yet - or onsale abroad, like the DC12, which is a Japan-only model.

Post# 3322 , Reply# 10   11/1/2006 at 09:31 (4,962 days old) by henrydreyfuss (Ohio)        

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I thought the DC16 was the handheld cleaner? I think so. Cause Dyson just launched 3 new vacuums. The dc16 hand vac, the dc17 improved Dyson, and the dc18 slim model (only in the UK...hopefully just for now...I wanna check it out).

I tried to plug the dc17 in at my local best buy, and they wouldn't let me! The guy took it away from me and just explained it, but wouldn't turn the thing on! If I was a legitimate customer I would have been appalled.


Post# 3326 , Reply# 11   11/1/2006 at 11:37 (4,962 days old) by ahzeks ()        
Corey, you're right!

The DC16 is the new handheld cleaner. I should have looked more closedly at the Dyson Web site.

Post# 3675 , Reply# 12   11/8/2006 at 09:56 (4,955 days old) by dysonman ()        
office type dirt

You are totally right. Commerical dirt is different than in the home. There are no pet hairs, no fibers from clothing, just black, thick, powdery dirt. The kind of thing Dyson was made for. Remember at the VCCC conventions, the Dyson actually must continue to pick up dirt after EACH contestant vac has gone. Over the whole weekend, the Dyson actually vacuums up much more dirt than any other single cleaner there. But it doesn't lose its fantastic suction, and a simple wipe out of the bin and a rinse of the filter, and the machine is fine for the next year's go around.

Our club Dyson's serial number is 1. It was the VERY FIRST production model run Dyson, made for the United States. So, in fact, it IS a collector's item. As much as our club's Commemorative Edition Electrolux is. Only I didn't have to work as hard to get the Dyson for the club as I did the Electrolux. I should have won an academy award for the way I begged for the club's Electrolux from Mike Fuller (VP of Electrolux) during our tour of the factory. I only had to ask James once and he sent us the first Dyson.

Post# 3758 , Reply# 13   11/10/2006 at 06:29 (4,953 days old) by acerone ()        

Dyson is working on launching another new vacuum in time for Christmas called the DC12 which is the top selling vacuum cleaner in Japan. And the work is, this will be a UK launch only.

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