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# 144045 5-May-2014 20:47
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Just made a bit of an impulse purchase on nzsale.
Elite 550 robot vacum. Anyone have one or see them in action?

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  # 1037341 5-May-2014 21:09
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I've got an LG 6270.
Love it!

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  # 1037342 5-May-2014 21:10
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They're not really vacuums... just sweepers.
I can't help feel like I would end up standing on one if I had it hovering around the house all the time.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1037344 5-May-2014 21:14
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Gimmicks. Good for tiles or solid floors though.



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  # 1037360 5-May-2014 21:32
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I'm mainly wooden floors so should be good for me.
Dying to see my dogs reaction though :-)

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  # 1037364 5-May-2014 21:36
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IMHO, they are things to buy if you have lots of disposable income, as a proper vacuum should perform a  lot better (as long as it is a decent one).



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  # 1037365 5-May-2014 21:41
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Ha - you are of course right but more a case of stupidity than lots of disposable income.
Maybe I could give it to the missus for her birthday :-)

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  # 1037366 5-May-2014 21:43
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Lemming77: Ha - you are of course right but more a case of stupidity than lots of disposable income.
Maybe I could give it to the missus for her birthday :-)


They are sort of cool to see in action, but the ones I have seen don't really do much of a cleaning job, and they can smear a mess around if it is wet. I recall seeing a video of the mess one created after the dog left a deposit on the floor.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1037385 5-May-2014 22:00
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mattwnz: IMHO, they are things to buy if you have lots of disposable income, as a proper vacuum should perform a  lot better (as long as it is a decent one).

Actually, ours performs better than the $800 dyson pet vac.

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  # 1037388 5-May-2014 22:01
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Dunnersfella: They're not really vacuums... just sweepers.
I can't help feel like I would end up standing on one if I had it hovering around the house all the time.

Ours runs at 11am every weekday. Vacuums fine.

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  # 1037404 5-May-2014 22:42
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We have both a Dyson and a Roomba. They both perform really well. I like the Roomba better because I can set and forget. Wife likes the Dyson better because... she doesn't trust the robot.






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  # 1037758 6-May-2014 15:08
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Lemming77: Ha - you are of course right but more a case of stupidity than lots of disposable income.
Maybe I could give it to the missus for her birthday :-)


Can you set up a webcam before you do this?

"Here's your birthday present. It's a vacuum cleaner" surprised

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  # 1037766 6-May-2014 15:26
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frankv:
Lemming77: Ha - you are of course right but more a case of stupidity than lots of disposable income.
Maybe I could give it to the missus for her birthday :-)


Can you set up a webcam before you do this?

"Here's your birthday present. It's a vacuum cleaner" surprised


Exactly! Hahaha!

You have to be super brave to do that. 





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  # 1037790 6-May-2014 15:48
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Would love to get one and have it set up to run daily. Having a 2 year old is an amazingly efficient way to make a floor messy. Would have to get it to run after she is asleep though as I can imagine her reaction if it was roaming around while she was up.




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  # 1037804 6-May-2014 16:04
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Cousin borrowed and set up a Roomba iRobot to clean their wooden floors.

It seemed to only concentrate on one area and ended up sweeping all the dog hair into one spot.




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