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My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« on: March 20, 2014, 03:38:22 AM »
Our friends at manchester vacs will tell you about the problems I had with an animal I picked up off ebay last year. Well I have decided to find one and give it another go! This one was a complete success, the U bend was blocked with crap and the brush roll was squeaking really violently. So I stripped it down oiled the brush roll unlocked the airways and gave it a really good polish, fair to say its come up an absolute treat in my opinion.

The only had thing is I have to get rid of one because i haven't got the space. I've sold my DC07 precision to my friend, what do you guys prefer? The DC07 animal with a clutch or the precision that's clutchless. It's the one that's dark grey with a black cyclone. Opinions needed as I don't know which one to keep hold of. I have got a non clutched DC04 that i use to groom the carpets up so it won't be missed for that purpose!

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2014, 10:41:06 AM »
The Animal is a more popular machine with people, but I like the black ones too. So I am no help.........

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2014, 06:31:07 PM »
The pair together before the precision goes tonight :(

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2014, 06:31:41 PM »
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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2014, 06:36:22 PM »
The bins look brilliant! How do you get them so clean without scuffing them? Or were you just lucky!

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2014, 06:40:55 PM »
i agree the clear bins look great

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2014, 07:10:34 PM »
I wash them in washing up liquid, then polish the outside with autoglym automotive polish, then a little spray of wd40 inside and rub it in with kitchen roll.

Brings them up a treat.

Here is a picture of the animal and what was causing it to "over heat"

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2014, 04:44:19 PM »
Just bought some Meguiars PLAST-RX for a tenner. The stuff is brilliant!!! Out of curiosity, I've just found it on flea-bay for 8.79 inc postage.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Meguiars-Plast-RX-Plastx-Plastic-cleaner-and-restorer-polish-/191050421459?pt=UK_Car_Accessories_Car_Care_Cleaning&hash=item2c7b7e14d3

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2014, 06:35:56 PM »
Just bought some Meguiars PLAST-RX for a tenner. The stuff is brilliant!!! Out of curiosity, I've just found it on flea-bay for 8.79 inc postage.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Meguiars-Plast-RX-Plastx-Plastic-cleaner-and-restorer-polish-/191050421459?pt=UK_Car_Accessories_Car_Care_Cleaning&hash=item2c7b7e14d3

Thanks for the link, I just ordered a bottle.

What are you using it on, just bins or everything?

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2014, 07:35:08 AM »
Just bins. I'd be there forever if I was using it on everything. It's not cheap either!

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Re: My second attempt at the DC07 Animal
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2014, 12:55:09 AM »
Absolutepurplelime, regarding WD40 in bins, I have tried this and the dirt just sticks to the bin and WD40 :( Do your Dysons do this?
I have a DC07 origin which was perfect till I vacuumed up shake n vac and destroyed the thing, a clean up sorted that and the bin is now scruffy :(
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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