Campers Give Hand Vacuums A Big Thumbs Up

Another neat little article about why you might want to get a hand vacuum. Sure we know popular uses are around the house and car. But how about how a good hand vacuum really cleans up after weekend camping trip?

Take a look at this quickie read on theglobeandmail.com

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Campers Give Hand Vacuums A Big Thumbs Up

Another neat little article about why you might want to get a hand vacuum. Sure we know popular uses are around the house and car. But how about how a good hand vacuum really cleans up after weekend camping trip?

Take a look at this quickie read on theglobeandmail.com

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James Dyson: Pioneer In The Vacuum Industry

While we have not yet reviewed Dyson for any handheld vacuums, Dyson is a great name in the vacuum industry and a pioneer in the vacuums that do not lose suction

Check out Wired’s fantastic interview of James Dyson

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The Eureka 71B Hand Vac Video Demonstration

The Eureka 71B Hand Vacuum is often at the top of the bestseller list of hand vacuums. Definitely popular, especially with its unique “riser visor” feature

Here is a video demo we found

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prPTJ2HP4ok[/tube]

And our own review is here

Would You Buy A Second Hand Vacuum?

An interesting discussion thread about the pros and cons of buying a second hand vacuum (as in USED and not as in a first then a second) has appeared on Gizmodo

We did chuckle a bit a we do troll for news on “hand vacuums” and saw this search result show up in our reader (nice play on words!)

However as vacuums are expensive in general it is an interesting question.

It is not so relevant to hand vacuums themselves since they are at a lower price point, but reading through the discussion is interesting. As you might expect the motor is the #1 factor in vacuums and has a certain number of uses. Take that into account. They definitely last a long time, but without knowing the mileage on a motor as they do not have mileage counters like cars, it is a tough guess and we always like new