Thread Number: 44265  /  Tag: Recent Vacuum Cleaners from past 20 years
Wet dry central vacuums
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Post# 460761   2/27/2023 at 21:54 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        

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Hey guys, has anybody tried any of those wet dry central vacuums, such as drain vac or aqua air, and it looks like itís a really simple design, so someone could easily convert a central vacuum into a sort of similar set up

Post# 460765 , Reply# 1   2/28/2023 at 00:03 by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        
I have

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They're good but they're INSANELY expensive. If used for residential, never add water and soap mounts inside the house. I've heard they're more problematic. Personally, I'd rather use a wet interceptor or at least a wet/dry Shop Vac to clean up a water spill. I'm gonna stick with using a bagged or a cyclonic central vacuum.

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Post# 460770 , Reply# 2   2/28/2023 at 01:19 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
Oh wait, so this oneís one that youíve used or

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Is this one that someone else owns? Iím kind of wanting to build my own but not have it plumbed into the house, mainly used for car upholstery cleaning

Post# 460787 , Reply# 3   2/28/2023 at 12:47 by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Wet Dry Central

Sears had one in mid 60s by Whirlpool that would flush dirt down the drain every time it shut off.I think a 1965 catalog had a full page explaining it.

Post# 460792 , Reply# 4   2/28/2023 at 14:38 by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

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No it's not mine. I wish it was because it's better than my inverted filter system that I have.

Post# 460815 , Reply# 5   3/1/2023 at 02:30 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
I would love to have one myself even just to

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Use it as a Near-industrial carpet shampooer, although it makes me wonder if these kind of systems are sold to older people similar how Kirby does


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