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Dyson City (26)
« on: July 20, 2017, 05:35:47 AM »
Is the Dyson 26 any good as I think it looks cool how small and compact it is and if so are there any tools that work with it which are easily available to buy.

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Re: Dyson City (26)
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2017, 11:34:49 AM »
They are very, very tiny. I've never been a big fan. Basically a reworked DC12.

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Re: Dyson City (26)
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 05:03:31 PM »
They are very good for the size, however, the filter catch can be an absolute bitch meaning cleaning the filter gets neglected, you only get about 2 inches in the bin before you are over the full mark so they can get clogged. They weren't that popular so spares are a bit on the pricey side.  The wand is a bit annoying at times, a dc11 or 08T 19T wand would have worked better.

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Re: Dyson City (26)
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2017, 02:40:00 AM »
Looks amazing, but then you'll need to use it, and the shine wears off quickly
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Re: Dyson City (26)
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2017, 08:14:23 PM »
They are an ok machine for the size (as far as cylinders go).

The DC26 accepts the later tool type fitments - so the same as DC19t2, DC24, DC25, DC33, DC40, DC41, DC50, DC75 etc.

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Re: Dyson City (26)
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2017, 11:07:56 PM »
They are lovely and miniature, the wand is quite chunky as it's the same as a DC19 T2 one tho :/

Also never strip the motor housing apart unless you plan on stripping it for spares, or if it has a busted motor or something as they are an absolute nightmare to get together. I can't believe I can't do one and I'm a person who is confident in refurbing modern Dyson uprights  (and DC27s) into component form!

Lovely machine when working, the suction is better than a DC24 too!
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