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Old 04-03-2012, 03:01 PM   #15
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I use this one. For its size it is really potent. It is 500W/110V
Metropolitan 500 Watt Hi Performance Stainless Hand Vac | Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner. Costco used to carry them for about $50.

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Does it work on other kinds of cars, too, or just Nash Metropolitans?
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:07 PM   #16
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This is not the Dirt Devil clone that they call the Tuff Sucker, that thing sucks.
Isn't that the point of a vacuum cleaner?
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Isn't that the point of a vacuum cleaner?
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that thing sucks, but not in a good way.
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I have a hand held Dirt Devil ...
I have a Dirt Devil ultra-hand-vac. I bought this thinking it would be a great addition to my existing cordless bristle stick. I haven't used it much though... I keep a clear plastic runner over the indoor-outdoor carpet in the Fiber Stream so the floor is more like vinyl than carpet.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:25 PM   #19
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I am woman... hear me roar... Vacuum cleaners and camping sound like an oxymoron! If a broom doesn't work good enough... always wear shoes. Guys don't take lawnmowers to clean up the campsite, I'm not about to spend time vacuuming. Gad

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Old 04-03-2012, 07:39 PM   #20
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Donna, let them men have it. Vacuuming and camping definetly do not go together.
We have tile floor and a broom, dust pan and then Wet Jet does the trick.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:45 PM   #21
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Actually it is a good thing. We volunteer on Pine Ridge every year. While there, we stay in our camper, as we usually have or are with university students. Old people need their sleep. The Rez has those nasty goats head burrs that end up being tracked in, stuck to everything.


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Old 04-04-2012, 06:24 AM   #22
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One of those kids play things with wiskers on one end. It fits well in the closet until it decides to come out.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:27 AM   #23
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We have a very small carpet sweeper of the old fashioned type. However, it's not old. The business end is probably 10x10 or 12x12. The handle is maybe 4 ft long.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:43 AM   #24
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big 5 sporting goods has a wet/dry vacuum on sale for $10.00. It is 12 volt ,it takes up space of about a cubic foot, has attachments and a couple feet of hose, I plug mine into an interior 12 volt outlet.

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big 5 sporting goods has a wet/dry vacuum on sale for $10.00. It is 12 volt ,it takes up space of about a cubic foot, has attachments and a couple feet of hose, I plug mine into an interior 12 volt outlet.

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that might fit in the storage spot with the fresh water tank.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:06 PM   #26
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So far we get by with a foxtail and dustpan to get the big stuff. Then use a house vac when back home. Just weekend trips so far. For further refinement I think We'll go to a mini foxtail and dustpan to save weight.
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First and foremost, keep the dirt outside. This works great and comes complete with a daisy: Amazon.com: Grassworx 10366285 Door Mat: Office Products

Then, since even a daisy isn't perfect, I do a daily application of the whiskery stick thing. Strangely enough, the home version doesn't fit my hand either except in the garage. But the special camping version does. Maybe that is because I twisted off the plastic cap at the top off the handle, cut the handle down to 2 feet and then replaced the cap. By doing that the whiskery stick became an offiicial camping tool which stored conveniently in the now-departed Littlefoot. As a camping tool it was not morally wrong for me to use.

I've got a B&D hand vac but the whiskery thing is much more useful on a day to day basis.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:22 AM   #28
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lol i , actualy my wife, solved it.

we have a very good hand held vacume, with a beater bar and all.

its been in our basement for maybe 20 years. neither of us can remember where it came from, but she saw it down there not long ago and remembered it.

lol really surprising because other then christmas orniments, and my koi pond supplies,,,, i didn;t think there was any thing down there.

nice thing about getting old and forgetful,,,, always a surprise right around the corner.
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