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Offline Parwaz7862

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2017, 12:01:04 AM »
A few days ago I worked on a DC14 Origin which was stored in a shed for a while; there was a live spider
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.


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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2017, 05:24:32 AM »
Never ever ever ever ever ever try to take a handheld apart.
If you do the only re assembly tool available is a hammer.  :duh:

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2017, 11:54:40 AM »
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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2017, 03:04:07 PM »
Never ever ever ever ever ever try to take a handheld apart.
If you do the only re assembly tool available is a hammer.  :duh:
Just bought a filthy DC35.  I am going to try to take it apart as much as possible to clean it.

I also have a few hammers.
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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2017, 03:23:58 PM »
Have fun

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2017, 03:25:35 PM »
I sense sarcasm lol
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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2017, 06:03:36 PM »
The cyclone strips down nicely, the wand - nope
The head- kinda
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2017, 06:21:05 PM »
The cyclone strips down nicely, the wand - nope
The head- kinda

Darn, I was hoping to clean the wand out. 

I also didn't get the head :(  Are there any decent, cheap aftermarket ones?  I'm not paying the suggested $110 for it.   :boggleeye: :boggleeye: :boggleeye: :boggleeye:
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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2017, 12:32:31 AM »
Hi all,

My 'bug' story was many years ago a customer brought a Hoover junior in for repair stating "it won't pick up" the job was passed to me and straight away I could feel the bag was full. I unzipped the outer bag to find the paper bag had split and an avalanche of maggots came flooding out all over my bench !  :angryman:

To cut a long story short the vac was fixed (outside in the back yard) but the customer never returned to pick it up !

Marc.

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #24 on: March 31, 2017, 02:13:50 PM »
 :o

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Re: Bugs: Have you run into them when fixing/refurbing?
« Reply #25 on: March 31, 2017, 10:36:46 PM »
yes all the time
Hi there i am a dyson collector but only the older models AND I refurbish dyson's too

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