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Old 01-02-2016, 07:09 PM   #1
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Wife's question: Our RV is coming with a little Dyson Cordless Vacuum and I'm wondering if you guys found this to be adequate on your carpets, or if we should bring on board our Oreck XL?

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Old 01-02-2016, 07:28 PM   #2
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Brenda and I have an upright Dirt Devil that does everything we've asked. It is 3 years old, light, and priced reasonable.
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Old 01-02-2016, 08:42 PM   #3
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the Dyson is great. We have one in the RV and at home.
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Old 01-03-2016, 11:56 AM   #4
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That Dyson should be plenty. We have one at home and it works great for small quick runs in between major vacuuming. We use a rechargeable Electrolux in the RV that works fine, but definitely not as powerful as the Dyson.
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Old 01-04-2016, 10:13 PM   #5
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I have one of the Dysons in my camper. I love it.
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Old 01-05-2016, 08:14 AM   #6
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Guess it depends on the wife
In our case the wife likes all options available to her !

We have a built in vacuum, but we also got the Dyson as an add on...

the wife uses both !
even though I have 'suggested' we not carry two and
that either one will do what the other does quite well

but I personally HATE the built in that jerks the hose out of my hand at the far reaches of the rv since I don't 'practice' vacuuming enough!
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Why does every one here say the 'wife' or DW likes vacuuming ,kitchens etc...?? Can't you 'guys' do cleaning, cooking and dishes? I do it all..lol cause if I don't do it ,it won't get done.
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Why does every one here say the 'wife' or DW likes vacuuming ,kitchens etc...?? Can't you 'guys' do cleaning, cooking and dishes? I do it all..lol cause if I don't do it ,it won't get done.
Then you must have picked the wrong DW
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:21 PM   #9
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We have a Shark Rotator Lift-Away Upright Vacuum that we totally love. Both of us vacuum with it and find it amazing that it takes everything out of the carpet. Great on floors and furniture also.

We also have the Shark Steam Mop that does a fantastic job on the vinyl/linoleum.
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Old 01-16-2016, 07:19 PM   #10
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We have the Dyson in our larger RV. It does an excellent job. Also, the long shaft is detachable at both ends so that the beater head can fit directly into the motor assembly so that it is easier to clean steps, furniture, and in tight spaces.
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