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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2019, 12:38:28 AM »
And voila, it was done!

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I made it look 40% better on the after video too as the owner had bought a NOS genuine bin for it! This did mean no dirt featured on the after video though


But it looks and performs so much better now! It's a shame it can't be retrobrited, but it would be bye bye stickers then, and that would make it look worse than just being faded!

Hope you enjoyed this project, and hopefully it will help anyone trying to revive a DC02!
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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2019, 01:38:37 PM »
Very rare version and unusual to see a complete one as well.

I haven't got a white one either.

Super job as ever.  :tiphat:

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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2019, 06:08:49 PM »
Brilliant job, Ive got one in the loft but its missing the lance and front wheels.

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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2019, 06:27:39 PM »
Front wheels should be easy, albeit not blue... By lance do you mean wand?

Mind it in the loft though, it'll fade!
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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2019, 06:30:29 PM »
Yes wand, why did I say lance??????

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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2019, 06:32:29 PM »
Well a wands easy! Heck any 32mm one will fit, doesn't even have to be a dc02 specific one!

Could always spray up a yellow wands yellow bits to white?
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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2019, 07:31:33 PM »
That's very true

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Re: Dyson DC02 Breakthrough (Antarctica Solo) - Stripdown and Refurbishment!
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2019, 02:59:09 PM »
I need a couple of DC02 front castor wheels if anyone has any?

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