Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-11-2011, 07:01 PM   #43
4 Rivet Member
 
monah's Avatar

 
1969 25' Tradewind
1957 16' Bubble
1957 22' Flying Cloud
Hillsboro , Oregon
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 412
Images: 171
Blog Entries: 8
I use, and love, my Dyson Animal Hand Vac. Does a great job picking up pine needles & hound dog fur off our wood floors...and perfect for vacuuming our three round Ikea area rugs
__________________

__________________
M
monah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 07:02 PM   #44
4 Rivet Member
 
monah's Avatar

 
1969 25' Tradewind
1957 16' Bubble
1957 22' Flying Cloud
Hillsboro , Oregon
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 412
Images: 171
Blog Entries: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bauxter
Would you believe....
Danger Will Robinson!
__________________

__________________
M
monah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2011, 08:44 AM   #45
Fuil-Timers
 
DreamStreamr's Avatar

 
2005 25' International CCD
Everywhere , North America
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 631
Images: 38
Send a message via Skype™ to DreamStreamr
We don't use our corded 12v handheld anymore, we simply sweep and swiff. Oh, and take the cushions outside occasionally and beat them.

regards, Jim http://dreamstreamr.com
__________________
Living the Dream

Jim Cocke,
International President
WBCCI Wally Byam Airstream Club
dreamstreamr.com
dreamstreamr.wordpress.com
DreamStreamr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2011, 12:39 AM   #46
Stubborn but learning
 
filterman's Avatar
 
1973 31' Excella 500
washougal , Washington
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 110
Images: 5
Buy a used kirby

without the powerdrive, remove the bag and the handle, install the hose and splice longer hose to this one, install exhaust hose to exhaust of kirby motor vent thru floor and out the side of belly pan. Since you are only picking up fine dust and lint it goes thru kirby motor no bag to clog and mess with of course only recommended for smooth floors since you would have no power head. Just an idea.
__________________
filterman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2011, 07:08 AM   #47
Rivet Master
 
AIR-Quarius's Avatar
 
1970 27' Overlander
Espanola , Full Timer
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 1,752
Images: 39
Send a message via Yahoo to AIR-Quarius Send a message via Skype™ to AIR-Quarius
We use a dirt-devil hand held. Keep it stored inside the linen closet in the bathroom area.
__________________
http://customrvdecalplus.com
AIR-Quarius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2011, 07:55 AM   #48
Rivet Master
 
BIGED52's Avatar
 
1967 22' Safari
MILAN , Illinois
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,889
Sucks to be you

We just got a Shark VX63 2 in 1 stick vac. Battery operated and light weight it has the removable dust buster. Also has the beater bar brush and works great on low pile carpet and linoleum too! I have to admit that part of the reason we got it was our "shark theme" but it has a extendable/collapsible handle and stores just fine in the bathroom closet. We got it for a great price $24.99 on the 1-day deals site of eBay. Happy Trails, Ed
__________________
1967 Safari Twin "Landshark" w/International trim package
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT
FORUMS MEMBER SINCE 12/16/2004AIR#7110
"My tire was thumping, I thought it was flat. When I looked at the tire, I noticed your CAT!" Burma Shave
BIGED52 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 11:53 AM   #49
1 Rivet Member
 
1987 34' Limited
Orlando , Florida
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 14
Images: 5
This is a fantastic vacuum. It's very tiny, easy to use and has amazingly great power. It stores anywhere. I bought it based on the great reviews it had on Amazon and I couldn't be happier with it. Cleans carpet, linoleum, upholstery with ease. The small dirt holder is easy to remove and dump.
__________________
Vintage1987 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 05:34 PM   #50
3 Rivet Member
 
KerriO's Avatar
 
2008 27' International CCD FB
Bay Area , California
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 159
We have a Dyson handheld for "small jobs" and when we're off the grid, and also have a Shark "Vac then Steam", which is a nicely small stick vacuum that also steams. I love being able to get the floor clean and sterilized with the steamer. It does a fast and complete job.
__________________
KerriO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 06:25 PM   #51
Rivet Master
 
TBRich's Avatar

 
2006 19' Safari SE
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,483
Images: 64
Not much floor in a 19' Bambi ... a vacuum would be another thing we don't need. So we use a broom with a 3' handle and a dust pan ... and shake out the rugs. If it's particularly dusty we'll do a quick set-wipe. I scrub the floors between trips...so it's all fresh when we leave for the net one.
__________________
TB & Greg and Abbey Schnauzer
AirForums #21900 . Membership Chair, 4C
Unit #3954
Travel Log: AZBambi...On the Road Again
TBRich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 07:00 PM   #52
Rivet Master
 
Wingeezer's Avatar
 
2005 30' Classic
Burlington , Ontario
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,708
We took a little Dyson hand vac. along on a few trips but seem never to use it so it just takes up space. A small broom and dustpan seems to do us just fine.


Brian.
__________________
Brian & Connie Mitchell

2005 Classic 30'
Hensley Arrow / Centramatics
2008 GMC Sierra SLT 2500HD,4x4,Crew Cab, Diesel, Leer cap.
Wingeezer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 08:37 PM   #53
Fuil-Timers
 
DreamStreamr's Avatar

 
2005 25' International CCD
Everywhere , North America
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 631
Images: 38
Send a message via Skype™ to DreamStreamr
We're with you guys -- we are full-timing in a 25 (vinyl seamless floor throughout) and don't need a vacuum for floors. Handy on some of the upholstery. We take all removable upholstery outside and beat the crud out of it. Otherwise we enjoy use of a dustpan and a nested folding broom. Have a swiffer mop but tend to get bucket of light suds and a sponge to do thorough or spot mopping.

Very best,

Jim and Debbie, The Dreamstreamrs
Http://dreamstreamr.com
__________________
Living the Dream

Jim Cocke,
International President
WBCCI Wally Byam Airstream Club
dreamstreamr.com
dreamstreamr.wordpress.com
DreamStreamr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 09:02 PM   #54
Rivet Master
 
Scott J-24's Avatar
 
2009 27' FB International
Los Angeles , California
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 731
Quote:
Originally Posted by DreamStreamr View Post
.... Otherwise we enjoy use of a dustpan and a nested folding broom.

Very best,

Jim and Debbie, The Dreamstreamrs
Http://dreamstreamr.com
Folding broom? Really want one of those!! Where can we find one.
__________________
Scott, Becky & Heidi (our standard poodle and travel companion)
WBCCI #1215
Air #54601

Remember... No matter where you go, there you are...

2009 27FB International Ocean Breeze
2010 Toyota Tundra CrewMax, 5.7L V8, 4x4
Scott J-24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 09:13 PM   #55
Rivet Master
 
TinShack's Avatar

 
2005 28' Safari S/O
Paradise , California
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,438
Images: 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by BIGED52 View Post
We just got a Shark VX63 2 in 1 stick vac. Battery operated and light weight it has the removable dust buster. Also has the beater bar brush and works great on low pile carpet and linoleum too! I have to admit that part of the reason we got it was our "shark theme" but it has a extendable/collapsible handle and stores just fine in the bathroom closet. We got it for a great price $24.99 on the 1-day deals site of eBay. Happy Trails, Ed
Ditto on the Shark VX63. Perfect trailer size, rechargeable battery, lots of suction. Battery lasts about 15 minutes in beater mode, slightly longer in bare floor mode. No bags, but the dirt container and filter need to cleaned often...especially if you have pets. We had an Electrolux battery stick vac before this one and the Shark is much better...and cheaper. It breaks down for easy storage in the AS too.
__________________
Steve
"THE OLDER I GET, THE BETTER I WAS"
TinShack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 10:05 PM   #56
Rivet Master
 
Sugarfoot's Avatar
 
1960 24' Tradewind
1956 30' Sovereign of the Road
1963 16' Bambi
Southeastern Area , Tennessee
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2,115
Now that my evil carpet is gone, I'm part of the Swiffer crowd. But since I have several Ryobi LI paks, I still keep Home Depot's Ryobi 18V One+ dry hand vac on board for big messes or when I'm just lazy. One powerful little sucker for the size. Not too bad on carpet either.

Also pack the One+ drill, the compressor (yes, it will fill the trailer tires and pressurize my water tank) and a couple of 18V One+ fans for the dog. Chargers in both truck and trailer so I've always got fresh battery paks around.
__________________

__________________
Traveling With Elvis
life with a 1956 Sovereign of the Road

Aluminocentricity
Sugarfoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
vacuum cleaner


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OEM Airfilter help needed, need to smog! Keyair Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 43 09-06-2011 07:42 AM
info wanted a/c unit heater controls vacuum pipes? fozzies Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 0 03-04-2011 03:47 PM
Combining Black and Gray Roof Vents for 1958 mello mike Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 5 02-06-2011 01:50 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.