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Old 04-06-2016, 03:12 PM   #15
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We have a Dirt Devil which has to be at least 20 years old we carry along. We just use it for small spot pickups in the event of a spill or whatever. It stores handily under the bed.
No one goes into our camper with shoes on. We all have slippers next to the front door and it is not good if you don't use them. You would be surprised how much this rule cuts down on in and out traffic. I don't know why grandchildren feel the need to go in and out of a door as much as they would like to when we are camping. Some of the excuses they come up with.....!
Any time we use the MH, when we get home, the DW gets her house vacuum out and gives the MH a once over. She has a real good Hoover canister vacuum and puts some miles on it. When we leave the driveway the MH is as clean or cleaner than it was when it was new. I do the outside and she does the inside.
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I'm looking at the shark stick vac and it looks great and has good reviews. Im just not sure if it will lift the pile as well as a full size vac. For those of you with the built in dirt devil central vacs, is storing the hose and taking it out for use a pain in the rear? Seems like a small stick vac would be easier.
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Shark Rocket. Not as big or powerful as our Dyson animal. But can be stored easily. Does a good job. Needs to be emptied after every uses because of small tank. Does a better job than built in Dirt Devil it replaced.


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The newly designed shark claims it is more powerful than the dyson and has a new dirt cup that is twice as big so I guess that solves the prior issue with it.
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:04 PM   #18
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Built in Dirt Devil, just wish it worked better!
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I'm with the Roomba crowd. I have 2 at home (upstairs and downstairs) and 1 in the RV. They are all scheduled to work at different times, when I'm not around.
I buy them used and fix them up to sell on eBay, some of them I keep for myself.
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:05 PM   #20
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I take along the Rocket stick type model. At $160 it is much cheaper than the Dyson and it comes apart so you can store it in a very small space. It has e3xcellent suction and multiple attachments to get into tough places. While it does have a small dust bin the dyson looks even smaller so emptying it often is the only downside I see.
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:14 PM   #21
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We have a little Dirt Devil that we picked up at a yard sale. It was almost new and works well for small jobs when we're on the road and then do a heavy cleaning with the home vacuum and carpet cleaner when we get home.
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we have a built in, but the shark also comes along
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Old 04-07-2016, 04:24 AM   #23
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Putting in a Dirt Devil. Problem solved.
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We use the Eureka Quick-up Cordless 2-in-1 Stick Vacuum, 96H
by Eureka. It works great. It can also be used as a dust buster when you remove the handle.
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When we had our Monaco, with all carpet, we carried a nice little Shark upright with a folding handle. It had the clear container you snap off and dump. It worked great. Our new coach came with the Dirt Devil built-in. Since our floor is mostly tile, the Dirt Devil works well. It has the baseboard sweeper attachment where we just sweep the dirt to an opening and it sucks in the dirt.

Even though we like the Dirt Devil for how we use it, pulling out the hose for vacuuming what little carpet we have is a pain.
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We just got the Black & Decker rechargeable one shown below. Highly compact, good suction.

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We use the central vacuum system ... along with a small "dust buster" style handheld. Being that the coach as ceramic tile flooring throughout - we also keep a broom handy. We tuck a little handheld whisk next to the passenger seat so we can knock the "big stuff" out of the entrance stairwell without having to drag out anything.
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