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Old 05-24-2010, 09:22 PM   #29
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We just bought an 83 34-foot limited and it has a central vac system. It's small and built into a cabinet at floor level so it's not taking up space we would often use. We need to get a new hose for it, but it's a great idea in an RV. No vacuum to store.

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Old 05-25-2010, 07:49 AM   #30
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Our 82 34 ft AS came with central vac. It does not take up much room. Attachments store in arms of couch and vac is on wall in closet. It is
an old unit, and we will use it until we have to send it to the big vac grave yard.

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Old 05-25-2010, 11:33 AM   #31
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Our son gave us a iRobot Zoomba for xmas two years ago. At that time, we only thought of it as a home vac, but we had a central vac system so it slept int he closet for a good while.

One day, it struck me that it might be useful in the trayla, so I took it out there.

Wow, it's perfect there! Cleans the carpet when we go out, and does an amazingly thorough job, to boot!

Seeing as it's only about a foot in diamter and several inches tall, the size factor also works for the AS. It fits nicely on the shelf above the water heater, alongs with it's charger and "barrier" beacon.

Don't be frightened by the prices you see on their website, they are often advertised for a lot less in the big box stores here...
If it's to be, it's up to me.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:34 PM   #32
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We use a Royal Prince Vacuum. Although they are no longer available new you can pick them up on eBay. They are extremely well made with aluminum heads, belt driven and with attachments. They were more than $100.00 new 15 years ago. We have two of them one for the house and one I keep in the Airstream.
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Old 09-16-2010, 03:23 PM   #33
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I removed a blank panel in my Class A and put in a new one (I found a shelf that matches the interior finish almost perfectly). The Intervac I installed is a lot easier to install: no plumbing, and a 35' hose makes it a "central" vac. I wired it with a plug so I can take it out & use it elsewhere if needed. However, measure carefully: i have less than 1/4" clearance form the bathroom door opposite, and that was just a lucky break.

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Old 09-16-2010, 04:16 PM   #34
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If you have a 16 or 19ft trailer, you just need one port mid-ship, and a 10 ft hose, and you're all set!
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Old 09-17-2010, 05:34 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by Kistler View Post
I would like a central vacuum, I think, have any of you done this?
This may work for some people, you could pipe the camper and have the outlet stubbed into an exterior compartment. Now you can use your shopvac or the vac at a carwash by connecting their hose to your camper. The vacume will be outside your camper and you dont have to store a powerfull vacume inside.
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Old 09-22-2010, 08:27 PM   #36
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Posts: 1,177 Has a small central vac called the Solo. The website has almost no information on this product yet but I saw it demonstrated recently and it impressed me for its size. It has a built-in switch activated by the hose reel, so when you pull the hose out it automatically comes on. It runs on 110 volts, and the hose is 24' long. It's being marketed to cabinet shops because it can be easily installed in a kitchen or bath cabinet and sold as part of the over-all project.
I thought it might interest some of the vacuum crowd.
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Old 11-03-2011, 02:06 PM   #37
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Central Vac

Our Excella came with a central vac. We use it all the time, especially when we're at the beach.
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:21 PM   #38
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central vac

We just bought an 83 limited 34ft a few weeks ago and it came with central vac mounted under the center cabinet next to the stove. There were no attachments or hose or anything in the trailer. Want to use it but not sure where to get the parts so we can. Anyone have any ideas?
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Old 08-21-2012, 03:10 PM   #39
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I like the idea of a central vac. We have it at home and use it with the garage hose to vacuum the trailer after returning home. I found that while camping a broom and dust pan are ideal. So much debris is tracked in constantly by us and the dog, that a thorough cleaning while camping is silly. We used to travel with a dirt devil vacuum for that purpose and found that a broom and dust pan works better .
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Old 08-21-2012, 05:50 PM   #40
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We're too lazy for any of that stuff. Our son gave us a Roomba for xmas years ago, and it's the ideal cleaner-upper for the TT: turn it on and let it go!
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:47 PM   #41
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I was at Sears and found a 5 hp oval shop vac. with all the attachments. It uses standard
vac accessories. It will live in the closet I also picked up a 25' hose.

Gee if the Tahoe needs to be vacuumed I can take it out of the closet.

The best part is it only cost $79
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:00 PM   #42
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I have a 1977 Excella with factory central vac. And is mounted under bath room sink counter, open trap door under sink counter plug in vac hose turn on switch on bath room wall, access to canister thru outside rear door. houndjfp

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