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v6 head copies
« on: September 18, 2018, 09:11:48 PM »
Finding it tough to take some jobs on with the dyson cordless machines - due to price of genuine heads.

Need to keep prices reasonable - and seen these copies available...

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Anyone have any experiences using them ?
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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2018, 02:30:32 PM »
I had one like two years ago with a DC34, was pretty decent actually but nothing too special
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: v6 head copies
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2018, 08:18:21 PM »
I've got loads of them. I'll do you a deal cheaper than the platforms if you want any.

They are OK, not as good as the Dyson ones but they are not Dyson money. Adequate on ones you are moving along.

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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 09:10:29 PM »
Thanks Tayyab for the info.

Can you send me one to try please Stu...
Shall i phone shop tomorrow and pay by card or you want Bacs ?
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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2018, 10:29:41 PM »
Pm returned stu.

And on the subject of pattern copies, anyone tried the battery and filters ?

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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2018, 11:06:22 PM »
anyone tried the battery and filters ?

Filters are OK if you get the right ones. Many fall out.  :snivel:

Batteries is a minefield. We've tested some for Q and it's 50/50 - not good enough to retail. I've spoke to the Chinese on it and margin -v- hassle/return/failure factor is not good enough. We only sell genuine batteries - but they fail too.  :'(

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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2018, 01:37:35 AM »
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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: v6 head copies
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2018, 01:31:19 PM »
Ok thanks,
Dubious about using the pattern batteries, mainly due to having experience with the 3750 cells they use.
In the past i have come across some of these type cells, namely ULTRAFIRE brand - fire in the name being the clue !
Seen them swell, glow and explode.

I have split many "knackered" batteries packs, removed the individual cells, gave them away to the lads in our sea fishing club (we use the fenix cree headlamps mainly) and these use the same individual cells as dyson packs.

In the last couple of years i have failed to find a bad 3750 cell in a dyson battery pack, so i suspect in my case the control pcb has some form of logical charge counter. (old panasonic toughbooks) cf27 model batteries have similar design and again with them all the cells were ok. On the battery casing there is a ps2 type connector leading to a populated pcb, so i suspect the battery pack counter can be reset ?
The dyson cells in the past were samsung 2200Mah or 2.2 amps at a nominal 3.75v - i discharged mine fully / safely in a housing cradle i purchased from china - then recharged 2 cells in a nitecore standalone charger with no issues on charge or discharge.
Very good quality cells actually, myself i use even better panasonic cells.

Worries me when i see shops with battery recycling boxes full, with the potential to short circuit / catch fire ?

Future quotes from myself to customers will be for a genuine battery now i think, as for the head i will give the option for a pattern or original, i will run the pattern stu and claire are sending me on my own v6.

Filters i will have a look at prices etc, but prob go for original as i dont like call backs...


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Re: v6 head copies
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2018, 08:47:12 PM »
On batteries, do I read that correctly as built in obsolescence?

 

 

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