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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by *ASH*, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    ok i was at Bed bath and beyond lol. tried some dustbusters but i have no damn clue which is a good one :dunno::faint: imagine what a store employee thought when he saw a grown man with 2 dust busters stuck to cheeks testing suction roflmao

    anyone ??

    and its for my 84 year old mom . she cant pull around the big old vacuum cleaner , so i told her i would vacuum for her , but she wants a dust buster for like furniture , drapes , blinds etc
    basically shes independent and hates help

    thought i get her one
     
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  2. Zonny

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    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Do they still make those things?


    Is this 1988?


    :couch:
     
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    There is no such thing as a good Dustbuster. They will work marginally well for a short time, then the battery will begin to hold and less of a charge until it becomes completely useless.

    A Dustbuster is a 100% disposable appliance.
     
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    Real men use a shop vac for everything.
     
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    Also the filter is miniscule and fills up in a second. I think they start out pretty useless.

    My wife has the Shark version and likes it for whatever reason. I think they sell them at Wal-Mart.
     
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    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    The Shop Vac brand shop vacs are junk.
    I use one daily in my basement. I have been through a half a dozen of varying sizes in the last decade.

    I'd buy something else if I could find something better that was American made. I know Shop Vacs are American made, but they are far from a heavy duty unit. It's a rarity that I can get one to last two years.
     
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    I have a wet/dry CraftsmanSears one that I bought used in the 90's that still works well !:wow:
     
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    if you use it a lot, this ^^^^^^^
     
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    i think you missed the part of post that SAYS FOR MY MOM .


    AND SHOP VACS are POS . i got a friend who works at shop vac factory
    right outside Hughesville PA / she wont even buy one
     
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    I second the shop vac. Not necessarily the brand but the style. I have a small 2gallon 1.5horsepower Craftsman paid less then $20.00 for it at Sears. Comes in extremely handy, great power/suction, very light and portable and would be super easy for your mom to use it. Just pick up an extra length of hose or extension and various attachments available at Sears or any WalMart for your moms drapes. I bet she will find many other uses for it around the house, I know I have, I use it every other day for the car or cleaning up something in the kitchen and of course my little home improvement projects.


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