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Old 05-05-2008, 09:45 AM   #41
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After Consumers Report, Moemg, try, then put "expert advice vacuum cleaners" in your address bar and see what pops up just for a double-check; but, frankly, cute fuzzy bunny has just about covered it thoroughly and well it seems.

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Old 05-05-2008, 10:32 AM   #42
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I got the Hoover Windtunnel Bagless canister at Costco a few months ago.
Very pleased so far. It weighs maybe 1/3 what my old canister did, and does
well with dog hair on carpets, which is my most important test by far.
I have this one too. Our floors are wood with area rugs. It is excellent on both. The only down side is the need to empty the cannister a lot. I do it after every time I vacuum.


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Old 05-05-2008, 01:11 PM   #43
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Thanks CFB for the CR list. I'm looking for a canister vac for a small carpeted apartment with a cat. I'd like to mitigate my friends' cat allergy symptoms when they stay over. So far I've tried to find the Kenmore progressive canister, and there's no "progressive" listed for canisters, even on Kenmore's site. Does anyone have a link or model number they could share?

I notice there's also a Hoover windtunnel bagged canister, but is there a reason the bagless one listed in CR would be better? I read up a little on bagless vs bagged and so far I lean toward the bagged, but am open to changing my mind.
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It was a 25614, which sears no longer sells. The price was $350 and they do have a $350 cannister on sale for $299, but the ratings look just fair.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:50 AM   #45
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Thanks everybody for your suggestions . I went with a Hoover bagless cannister . The price was right and it has had good reviews . It took me awhile to make my decision since I've been away taking care of my Mother and I also had to get over the Dyson hype . I'm happy with my choice and I'll just move my extra vacuum upstairs .

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