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« on: May 23, 2016, 06:15:31 AM »
Did not get the DC19 so went on Ebay and won the DC11 for 26 . Which I think is a win win. :) 

Are these good as I like the look of it and I am trying to get a collection going.

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Re: DC11
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 10:33:53 AM »
I'm not a fan of the DC11 from a useability point of view, the cyclone entry clogs up, the hose is too short, the extension tubes are fooking bulky, the whole thing is clunky

As a collectors piece, crack on! I have one in the shed that needs all 3 small tools and the floor head - no chance, I got given a DC19 with a blown motor (again, too battered to re-sell), but Amys Aunt needs a vac so will remove the motor from the 11, and maybe a few other bits and tip the rest. The DC19 has no small tools either, but being Amys Aunt I can put any old tools with it!

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Re: DC11
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2016, 10:38:24 AM »
I'm in the market for a mint DC11 if anyone has one.

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Re: DC11
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2016, 10:42:50 AM »
Mine isn't mint! Although if you need any bits, I need to rip the DC05 apart I have for some bits for you
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Re: DC11
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2016, 11:28:08 AM »
I'm not a fan of the DC11 from a useability point of view, the cyclone entry clogs up, the hose is too short, the extension tubes are fooking bulky, the whole thing is clunky

As a collectors piece, crack on! I have one in the shed that needs all 3 small tools and the floor head - no chance, I got given a DC19 with a blown motor (again, too battered to re-sell), but Amys Aunt needs a vac so will remove the motor from the 11, and maybe a few other bits and tip the rest. The DC19 has no small tools either, but being Amys Aunt I can put any old tools with it!

Oh so for the general use of it, does not it work good then. As I could just tell him to cancel it as I have not paid yet.

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Re: DC11
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2016, 04:15:36 PM »
DC11's aren't the best vacuum but they are no really bad either, but a Dyson DC08 or a DC19/DC20 is MUCH better to use, more reliable, more user friendly, more common and more easier to fix if anything goes wrong with them.
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: DC11
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2016, 05:39:29 PM »
I must be the odd one out here! I like the DC11 I have an excellent condition BOXED 'Allergy' with brand new Turbine Head and the paperwork in storage (Sorry Mvacs I cant part with it).

I used to have a DC11 All Floors as a daily vacuum. Quite good for upstairs vacuuming.

I went to a vacuum dealer recently and apparently there is something special about the DC11 motor they use, it lasts for ages or something. He can sell a bulk lot of DC11 for s. Just for the motors.



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Re: DC11
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2016, 06:36:06 PM »
Cool! I want a very reliable DC14 motor, they just seem to always burn out. Kind of off topic but i know there's a non genuine Qtex motor which lasts longer than a Dyson Genuine one but IDK which one?
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: DC11
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2016, 08:26:51 PM »
I like the dc11, it is a bit clunky but performance is as good as a dc08/19

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Re: DC11
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2016, 12:39:24 AM »
I like the dc11, it is a bit clunky but performance is as good as a dc08/19

Would you say it is worth 26 then. Thanks

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Re: DC11
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2016, 12:46:35 AM »
I don't think i's a bad vacuum, but if you're going to vacuum hair/strings i can get caught between the two bins so you will have to unclog that because by the time it gets full it's gonna be a big clump of it
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Re: DC11
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2016, 02:05:13 AM »
I don't think i's a bad vacuum, but if you're going to vacuum hair/strings i can get caught between the two bins so you will have to unclog that because by the time it gets full it's gonna be a big clump of it

Oh looks like it would as the clycome looks a lot different than the average dyson cylinder . thanks

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Re: DC11
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2016, 12:40:47 PM »
Definitely worth 26 try it, if you don't like it re sell it.

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Re: DC11
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2016, 03:15:41 PM »
Surprising who reads here. Today a bloke rolled in and said, "I read you want a turquoise DC11", and a deal was done for these two........




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Re: DC11
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2016, 04:22:16 PM »
Surprising who reads here. Today a bloke rolled in and said, "I read you want a turquoise DC11", and a deal was done for these two........

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More people than we now. And they look good by the way

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