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Offline twocheeks

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arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« on: December 11, 2016, 10:53:52 AM »
Hi all, picked up this little beauty yesterday (well the wife did) cant wait to get it stripped.

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2016, 03:54:13 PM »
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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2016, 12:14:14 AM »
Brilliant ;D
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: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 05:35:51 PM »
Brilliant ;D
Hi Parwaz7862 is there many of these about as i cant really find much on them.

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2016, 06:43:37 PM »
Not many around I'm afraid no
Not to be confused with a blue DC01 with normal
Stickers
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: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2016, 03:55:27 PM »
I serviced number 117217, of these recently and was impressed with the suction. The cable keeps breaking at the body though, due to no grommet.

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2017, 11:38:31 PM »
I have the blue and silver dc01 which is basically this model but with normal dyson stickering, it has the ydk motor and is a lot more powerful compared to the dc01 that was fitted with Amtek motors.

Nice looking machine, you need to keep hold of it as there seems to be less and less available in good condition these days.

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2017, 12:30:28 AM »
You have a good wife.
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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2017, 01:07:16 AM »
I got a blue DC01 today
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: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2017, 08:05:35 PM »
I love my blue dc01, it's dated 1998 in the back. Hard to believe it's 19years old now. Makes me feel old!!!!!!!!ila_rendered

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2017, 08:10:30 PM »
Always liked the blue ones.

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2017, 08:11:40 PM »
I wonder how colour blind people see them?
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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2017, 09:35:56 PM »
depends what type of colour blindness you have

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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2017, 11:44:46 PM »
Yeah I suppose so...
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Re: arctica solo ranulph fiennes
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2017, 06:15:54 AM »
I got my first blue DC01 and I couldn't stand it, it's alright but the blue looks quite old to me, it reminds me of Mentos as well I'd much rather have a yellow Dc01 Standard TBH, especially as I grew up with a DC01 standard ;D


IMHO:

The first Dyson sky blue- DC01 and DC04- Meh

DC07/DC08 turquoise- Lovely! (especially with purple)

Current Satin chrome blue on the DC41 etc- Bloody amazing, makes the vacuum look lit! ;D  If it's wet it looks even better
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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