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Offline Vacuum Cleaner House

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My dc15
« on: January 16, 2011, 01:32:52 PM »
The dc15 was never available is South Africa and it is very rare here. I know of only 3 in the whole of SA.

I know own one of them. ;)

Our first experience of the ball models was the dc18 & 25 really good light machines and when I first got to try a dc15 it was a really well abused lavender one that some one had brought in with a blown Motor.
At first I didnít like it as it was heavy and very loose however I think that was because it was really abused.

Early last week a customer brought in a burgundy dc15 purchased in New Zealand.
It had a badly cracked duct assembly and they decided to rather trade in this one and purchase one of our remanufactured ones due to the 4 year guarantee we offer.

As it was only a few years old and in really good nic I had the crack plastic welded and refurbished the machine and took it home.

I really like this one , it works well is easy to move and has great suction .
It also the quietest dyson Iíve used

I find it odd that the dc15 a metal base plate. A first for dyson and I think it was made so for the USA market who seam to be obsessed with metal brush rolls and metal base plates .
Just watch any of the vacuum shop Utube vids that slam dyson and they always mention the fact that their machine is better as it has a metal brush roll and base plate ???!!! How is that better it just scratches your wooden floors more easily. :'(
Over all I really like this model 
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Re: My dc15
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2011, 04:01:48 PM »
We never had the burgundy DC15 in the UK.

We had a bunch of yellow allergy ones we imported from Holland when they first came out. One of those went home. Eventually my wife decided it was a bit heavy so back to the shop it went.

Personally, I like them. Not very often we get them though and they sell pretty quickly when we do.

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Re: My dc15
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 01:42:19 PM »
I think it was made so for the USA market who seam to be obsessed with metal brush rolls and metal base plates .
Just watch any of the vacuum shop Utube vids that slam dyson and they always mention the fact that their machine is better as it has a metal brush roll and base plate ???!!! How is that better it just scratches your wooden floors more easily. :'(

Do other American market vacs have metal base plates as well?

Offline Vacuum Cleaner House

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Re: My dc15
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011, 05:52:09 PM »
No other dyson models from what I can tell but riccar simplicity morce all have metal base plates one or two hoovers do to.

Metal may look better but it has many issues two.
It rusts no matter how thay coat it which will leave prety marks on your carpet.
Its also likely to dent so it wont seal well.

If it does split it will rip your carpet., Had this with a kirby once
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