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Offline renault567

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MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« on: August 14, 2017, 05:33:40 PM »
Just rang Qtex to order some other parts and found out that the MTR240KK is now dicontinued, with the MTR299 taking its place. They say that this has been improved though.

Just a heads up 👍


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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2017, 06:06:04 PM »
And what price are they charging for the  299?

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2017, 07:07:17 PM »
MTR299 will remain at the same price. I know lmelectrical on eBay (direct from Qtex) are currently charging 12.99. Just ordered a few myself.

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 01:03:50 AM »
WHAT?!?! I want a Dyson motor that will last a minimum of 5 years of daily use though! The Mtr240 surely does that, but the Mtr299 has been branded the shit one. If it has improved shouldnt they give it a new name?! I can't afford to stockpile on mtr240s at  the moment... >:(
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: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2017, 10:42:20 PM »
WHAT?!?! I want a Dyson motor that will last a minimum of 5 years of daily use though! The Mtr240 surely does that, but the Mtr299 has been branded the shit one. If it has improved shouldnt they give it a new name?! I can't afford to stockpile on mtr240s at  the moment... >:(

I agree the 299 has a bad rep. I have used them loads for dysons to sell.I have found them to last 2 years and their still going. I only wanted the 240 for a dc04 I'm doing up to keep.

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2017, 10:46:44 PM »
I had a 299 last all of 3 days.

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 11:20:37 PM »
Nah man that's a pisstake, can someone stockup on MTR240s? I hope Stu will have plenty in stock
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: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2017, 11:26:38 PM »
If we could find out what the "improvements" are it might help things.

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2017, 01:30:34 AM »
Deffo, aslong as they sound like the normal genuine ones, lasta minimum of 5 years and have the same suction (or better) that would make me happy
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: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2017, 02:13:44 PM »
Last time they discontinued the 240KK I helped convince them to bring it back.

The word is they discontinued the 240KK as they must buy many thousands at a time and they were not selling fast enough.

We had the last 80 odd recently but haven't many left.

I'll ask the question of the top man at Q and see what I can learn.

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2017, 03:11:08 PM »
Was waiting for you to comment  :thumbsup:

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2017, 06:18:33 PM »
Was waiting for you to comment  :thumbsup:

Same here   :icon_nod:
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: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2017, 01:36:06 PM »
I hope the "new" 299 lasts, used 2 and sold one already.  :(

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2017, 09:13:03 PM »
Just as an update, I am now waiting on a reply from the main product guy at Q.  :thumbsup:

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Re: MTR240-KK Now discontinued
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2017, 05:19:25 PM »
Just spoke to Qtex again. The new 299 will have longer carbons and a better quality armature. In theory this will make it last longer.

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