Hi all, I just wanted to introduce myself. I have been a lurker for a while, but finally decided to sign up (why not?).
I collect machines, both new and old and have worked for a vacuum repair shop for about five years (had been going in there since I was about four though), the last three years of which we have been a dyson dealer and warranty center.
I currently own way too many vacuums (granted, less than a few years ago), tucked away at my parent's home as I have just started college. Out of those are 15 dysons, along with 10 other machines which utilize dyson's cyclone technology (legitimately or not).
The models are as follows:
-5 dc07's (One from late 2002 waiting refurbishment, this is very early for a US one, One clutchless "carpet" variant, very rare in the US, Two "full kit" ones waiting refurbishment, and one red one which was factory refurbished in 09')
-Two dc14's, one very beat up animal variant from 05', keeps on going though, it was a "rescue" (was absolutely knackered when I got it), and a home made clutchless model, again built out of the remains of another knackered one)
-A dc17, another one I refurbished, and boy was it a bad one!
-A dc16 which was bought cheap with a bad battery last year,after a new battery I really like it!
-A dc23, bought new in 2010
-Two dc24's,one bought new in 2009, another awaiting refurbishment.
-A dc25 Blueprint edition, found earlier this year, and needed a lot of help! Luckily a certain someone on here's pictures helped with that!
-And finally a dc59 "motorhead" bought new about a year ago, but not for full retail!
Well, that turned out longer than I expected. Sorry!