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#195404 19-Apr-2016 13:02
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Just wondering, has anyone bought a vacuum cleaner for their workshop / DIY project recently?

 

I am after a vacuum that

 

- must blow ( FYI a great way to clean my pigeon holes out),   

 

- needs to be mobile i.e. not a fixed location vacuum unit with hoses that I can lug around?

 

- bagless

 

- water ???  optional

 

 

 

FYI - I will be holding funeral for my old Electrolux vacuum.
I inherited it from my parents and is at least 40+ years old
So its like a death in family
My fault, I dropped it and the plastic inside that holds onto the aft motor unit broke :-(

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #1535582 19-Apr-2016 13:09
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http://www.mitre10.co.nz/shop/powertools/vacuums/karcher_wet_dry_vacuum_1400_watt_stainless_steel_267899/







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  #1535631 19-Apr-2016 14:12
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nakedmolerat: http://www.mitre10.co.nz/shop/powertools/vacuums/karcher_wet_dry_vacuum_1400_watt_stainless_steel_267899/

 

 

 

Great - Have you used it?  what do you think?


 
 
 
 


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  #1535634 19-Apr-2016 14:16
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We bought it for large area use 3-4x a week. It seems to work well. If you want more grunt, you can have the slightly more expensive model.





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  #1535663 19-Apr-2016 15:04
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I got a cheap wet or dry ryobi to use as a sucker for my sander, seems to work fine, but like most of them changing between wet and dry is a timeconsuming exercise that is messy so I have only used it for wet once.





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