Central Vacuum Setup ?

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  1. BIG JOE

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    Installed a Dirt Devil central vacuum system in our 5r last month.. use it a couple'a times now..

    This set-up IS great. Installed it behind the kitchen sink plumbing (dead space) along with the baseboard dust port add-on. Has a 20 foot hose w/wand and all the attachments.. reaches the whole 5r. Plugging in the hose or touching the dust port with the broom.. fires up the system.. no more dustpan.

    Every thing stores under the bed.. no more awkward vacuum cleaner to store someplace.

    Got it off of Amazon.. at a considerable savings.

    Don't know why it took me (us) so long to git one of these set-ups.

    Joe
     
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    One of the trailers we looked at had a central vac set up. We thought it was a good idea.
     
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    Got pics of the work you did installing it? I like seeing build threads. :D
     
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    Sorry.....

    I thought of pics but also thought installing one of these would be to specific to each "rig", due to the many floor plans and unused/convenient space available for install location. And, based on the many sizes and Brand configurations of central vacuum systems.. out there ?

    Our rig has an Island Sink that is central to the floor plan for location... Kinda one of those.. "To Each, His/Her Own".. on that ?

    The "Dirt Devil".. worked for me ?

    Joe
     
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    powerboatr living well in Texas

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    yep, we have had them in both of the newer rv's
    the bus we use it, but not as much as the shark pet hair suckasaurus
    the dirt devil works great as well.
    a hint..every now and then pull the bag, kill power, lock open the hose connector,
    then use a shop vac at the bag side of the turbine, it will clean the vacuum rotor fins
     
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    Thanx PB.. I'll remember that ;tu

    Wife sure likes the whole set-up. The Dust Port is the best part, for her.

    Joe
     
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    Joe
    funny story about the dust pan thingy...we were tooling down the highway and all of the sudden a loud sucking noise and high pitch started coming from the kitchen area, we thought the roof vent fantastic fan got sucked off.
    wife is trying to find the noise, I am looking for a place to pull off
    its noisy as heck, with a/cs running, traffic and dogs going nuts
    finally stopped and we are searching everywhere, then i notice the dust pan has been flipped on
    sometimes it just fires up all by itself, i think the dogs toy ball hits it and BAM
     
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    So how's it working out for you? Glad you did it?
     
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    GREAT and Sure am glad I installed it!!

    Nice, Clean set up. No hassling with a Cord & Dust pan.. Storing a vacuum cleaner. Does a Hellova Job too. Better than anything we've had before.

    Joe
     
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    can you put up a link to the unit you have on Amazon?
     

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