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Offline Elgin

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The usual clear bin issue
« on: April 14, 2017, 11:56:38 PM »
Our DC14 Animal Steel...
With the cloudy bin...
Cant even see the bloody cyclone...
its so F... that none of the dirt is visable, anyone have any suggestions so i can atleast see where the dirt is in my machine? Cheers

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2017, 01:25:41 PM »
Buy a Sebo.
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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 03:31:49 PM »
WD40 really works! I used it on my DC08.

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2017, 03:40:51 PM »
WD40 really works! I used it on my DC08.
OK, Ill give it a try, Hairspray was another thing to try

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2017, 04:56:27 PM »
Buy a Sebo.

Err... buy a DC41 Animal.

and yes, I own a Sebo X4
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: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2017, 04:57:52 PM »
WD40 really works! I used it on my DC08.
OK, Ill give it a try, Hairspray was another thing to try

Trust me, hairspray works really well.

Just spray on the hairspray inside the clean bin, till it comes clear, then either use a hair dryer or just let it air dry. It always works!

Even with your white scratched bin, I'd had some really bad ones like yours

WD40 is good, but I find that the dust sticks :|

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Hairspray gives your hair the wet look when it's actually dry, it makes your hair shine. It will do the same for the bin, it's applied wet (as a spray obviously) and dries and makes a nice shiny coat.
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: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 05:16:10 PM »
Hairspray ruined my dc26 bin. I always stick to the same method for mine:
1 wash in fairy liquid and boiling water.
2 clean he bin with astonish paste (from the pound shop) on a j cloth.
3 shine with back to black tyre shine on a microfibres
4 cover in baby oil and leave to dry.

This lasts for around 3-5 uses and makes it really shiny.

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 06:04:43 PM »
Buy a Sebo.

Err... buy a DC41 Animal.

and yes, I own a Sebo X4

I won't even have a refurbed DC41 in the shop. Warranty nightmare. Cough near them and something snaps.  :biglaugh:

What Rusty said: Buy a Sebo.  :icon_nod:

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2017, 06:32:06 PM »
I meant Mk2 sorry ;D

I like my Sebo in some aspects but I don't find it too great :/

The hose- tips over, too short, no seals in the wand for the hose cuff, the hose pops out when stretched too far, looks slightly old fashioned but that's just me lol

Oh and the foot release pedal is more suitable for left handed people :/
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: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2017, 06:37:21 PM »
Hairspray ruined my dc26 bin. I always stick to the same method for mine:
1 wash in fairy liquid and boiling water.
2 clean he bin with astonish paste (from the pound shop) on a j cloth.
3 shine with back to black tyre shine on a microfibres
4 cover in baby oil and leave to dry.

This lasts for around 3-5 uses and makes it really shiny.

I found it quite hard to dry baby oil on the bins and when it does the clearness slightly diminishes. The hairspray method works for a good few months or until the bin gets washed. Maybe I should do a tutorial?
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: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2017, 09:37:02 PM »
I have some silicone lube I just put on a paper towel and rub on.   Won't last long but is good for the sale...
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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2017, 07:24:27 PM »
Hairspray ruined my dc26 bin. I always stick to the same method for mine:
1 wash in fairy liquid and boiling water.
2 clean he bin with astonish paste (from the pound shop) on a j cloth.
3 shine with back to black tyre shine on a microfibres
4 cover in baby oil and leave to dry.

This lasts for around 3-5 uses and makes it really shiny.

I found it quite hard to dry baby oil on the bins and when it does the clearness slightly diminishes. The hairspray method works for a good few months or until the bin gets washed. Maybe I should do a tutorial?

Haha yeah, just completely sprayed my DC14 bin with hairspray and I was absolutely shocked that the clearness started to come back, thought to finish off i'd take it for a swim in the sink... By By clearness - next load of spray put on now...

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2017, 07:39:11 PM »
See? My method/discovery works :king:
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: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2017, 07:54:48 PM »
See? My method/discovery works :king:

I know buddy! Your a genius!

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Re: The usual clear bin issue
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2017, 08:00:47 PM »
Dang it! Ran out of hairspray, only half done  :'(

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