My central vacuum system (vacu-maid) blew up the other day. I am
thinking of just buying a nice Rigid vacuum cleaner at HD and linking
it up - I know those vacuums are quiet and cheap and have a lifetime
guarantee. Any opinions here?
I was looking this evening for a price on a new V-M head but I can't
find anything. Anyone know a ballpark cost for those? Its the 110V
version with separate canister.
They may last a long time when used as a shop vac, but I would not
expect them to handle the day to day use as a central vacuum system. They
also would require a control system to be added and I suspect they may not
match the needs performance wise.
This is Tuirtle.
i can see where a shop vac would not hold up like these blower kits
would hold up but i just wonder how well they would stand up in that
application for a replacement set up. i have a 25 gal. shop vac and it
has been through a lot over the years and could stand in there MAYBE.
Just thinking again ! Watch Out !
Yeah I ordered a new motor for the vacumaid.
However, I did fix up the shop vac on a remote control switch, so I can
turn it on after plugging in the hose to the wall. It worked ok, no
better than the real vac, maybe not quite so powerful. Its a great
temporary solution, but I'm still glad I ordered a new motor.
On Thu, 24 Nov 2005 01:19:24 -0600, snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote:
Or a motor shop. This may well use a standard motor that they
already have in stock.
There are two stores in Baltimore that sell a large variety of motors.
The first one didn't have what I wanted but the second did.
Remove NOPSAM to email me. Please let
me know if you have posted also.
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