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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2016, 06:06:13 PM »
It helped that you bought a good one to start with! The only new parts are 2 agitator bearings and a belt and bag!
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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2016, 07:23:17 PM »
Our museum now has an imported Dyson DC17 in all the way from sunny Texas.





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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2016, 09:17:13 PM »
A nice addition to the museum arrived today.

Model: 1938 Bustler Goliath - manufactured by Vacuum Ltd. Birmingham, .no 00319

We have the original HP card showing it cost 11 to be paid in 10 shilling installments, first payment was July 1938 with payments through to 1940. It also has the letter of completion from Vacuums Ltd.

It is totally complete in great original condition.

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2016, 09:27:38 PM »
Nice!! :o
Also, made in Birmingham? Perry Barr :))
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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2016, 09:38:43 PM »
Ooooh thats nice! Is the hose still air tight?
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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #20 on: November 15, 2016, 06:37:40 PM »
Ooooh thats nice! Is the hose still air tight?

Seems to be in as new condition!

Today we wired it up and tested it..............

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2016, 10:04:39 PM »
Strange piping arrangement  :o

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2016, 11:09:46 AM »
Strange piping arrangement  :o

How are they supposed to be?

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2016, 11:11:31 AM »
Don't know, but it looks weird, should the bend be at the hose?

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #24 on: November 17, 2016, 12:47:32 PM »
I know what you mean. Is the lower pole a different colour/thickness too?

It's still beautiful though!
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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #25 on: November 17, 2016, 01:52:11 PM »
The poles are the same material and fit into each other correctly. It could be either/or or the other way around?

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #26 on: November 17, 2016, 01:55:33 PM »
It's not one of those machines where the bend goes at the bottom by the floor tool is it? I've seen American machines with that setup. All depends on the angle of the floor head I suppose

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2017, 05:06:46 PM »
We now have an American DC28 in our museum.  8)

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #28 on: July 29, 2017, 08:26:02 PM »
A couple of additions in recent months I didn't note here.

A Japanese DC12, of which there is a small video of >>here<<.

A DC24 Drawing to go with the DC25 one.

A DC18 built from new parts.

A red and silver DC07 we thought we'd save as they getting thinner on the ground than they were in this condition.

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Re: Dyson Museum: Manchester - Stockport - Tameside
« Reply #29 on: July 29, 2017, 11:58:35 PM »
Good saves :thumbsup:

I'm after a DC07 Low Reach I think they are getting rarer around the West Midlands :/ I have an 07i which needs a few bits tho
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