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Old 12-03-2013, 04:49 PM   #1
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Softener and vac mount in bay compartment

I had Greg from Trees to These make me something for my bay compartment to hold my water softener and central vac. Once again he did an outstanding job!

Here's the central vac...
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Old 12-03-2013, 04:51 PM   #2
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And here is the softener. He included storage for spare salt.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:02 PM   #3
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Wow! looks like better than factory! What kind of central vac did you go with and how is it working out? Ive been wondering if the dirt devil central vac sold at camping world is any good. I don't think the install would be too bad.
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Old 12-05-2013, 01:06 AM   #4
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I had a Dirt Devil in my previous MH and loved it. The dirt devil at camping world is a great unit. I installed my last one no problem. They ( Vac store) sell a flexible hose that simplifies the install. Go for it.......you won"t regret it!



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Wow! looks like better than factory! What kind of central vac did you go with and how is it working out? Ive been wondering if the dirt devil central vac sold at camping world is any good. I don't think the install would be too bad.
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Our 82 Pace Arrow has a Dirt Devil Central vac. I remember the first time I used it I thought what a piece of junk, no suction. So we just brought out one of the hovers I had in the S&B. Well last spring I thought that since it didn't work I would remove the hose in the storage compartment and then I could use that space for storage. For kicks I took off the end of the hose that the attachment goes on and surprise it was clogged with carpet remnants and a cig butt. It all looked like it had been in there for quite awhile. The previous owners didn't smoke so I am thinking that it came from the factory like that. I took all the stuffing and cig butt out and it really works GREAT. I use it now all the time. I took the hose off the shop vac (Hover) from the garage and use it because of the length and flexibility the original hose is stiff and not flexible at all .
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We use our dirt devil built in all the time. Works great.
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I installed a Dirt Devil and DW loves it....
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What kind of vacuum is pictured in this install? Does the dirt devil have a beater bar in the head for carpets?
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Ours don't wish it did though
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We have the dirt devil as well. Ours came with a beater head attachment thats powered by the suction. If you have a place to install it get the unit that has the sweeper/broom pan. Its great to just sweep the kitchen floor, push a button with your tow, and done!
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What kind of vacuum is pictured in this install? Does the dirt devil have a beater bar in the head for carpets?
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Thanks for the info! My wife and I have a deal. She takes care of the S & B and I take care of the MH. That includes vacuuming so I thought why not make it easier on myself. I now use a little dirt devil vac that has a telescoping handle. Its a really small unit but it has a beater bar or you can use the bare floor setting. It works pretty good and stores nicely under the bed. Im almost thinking its easier to store it than to store a hose for a central system that is going to tangle itself all up. Does anyone know if there is just one outlet inside the rv when you install it? Just thinking if you installed it midship, you would need at least 25 feet of hose I would think.
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Ours don't wish it did though
You can install the Interavac in less than 5 minutes and there is most likely a spot in your motorhome for it!
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Thanks for the info! My wife and I have a deal. She takes care of the S & B and I take care of the MH. That includes vacuuming so I thought why not make it easier on myself. I now use a little dirt devil vac that has a telescoping handle. Its a really small unit but it has a beater bar or you can use the bare floor setting. It works pretty good and stores nicely under the bed. Im almost thinking its easier to store it than to store a hose for a central system that is going to tangle itself all up. Does anyone know if there is just one outlet inside the rv when you install it? Just thinking if you installed it midship, you would need at least 25 feet of hose I would think.
The hose is 40' long and collapses to 8'
Midship is perfect
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