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#1 kiloeightone

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 02:48 PM

Hi all,

Really need to pick up a vacuum for the car. My two boys (1 and 2) can make a right mess with crumbs, etc.

Any recommendations? As the wife says I'm tight fisted- so looking for sub £30/40 vac.

I've got a plug socket at front door, so doesn't have to be a 12v. Was looking at the Halfords 12v which was recommended by Auto Express a few years ago, but reviews were very different -either it's great or it picks up nothing!

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 04:13 PM

to be honest I wouldnt bother again with a 12v vacuum, depending on if the car is off or running will determine what level of suction, but to be honest a few crumbs is about all it can manage.

 

If you have a 240v output near the front door, it would be best to buy a vacuum such as a VAX or similar to run off the mains to ensure you get maximum suction.

 

Something like this might be of good value especially as you also get the pressure washer!

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...=item58b0e47f93



#3 Hyrule

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 09:23 AM

Good ol henry vaccum I use indoors does the job mate, assuming you can park near your house and run an extension outside ;)



#4 kiloeightone

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 06:25 PM

Cheers guys, found a handheld corded Hoover on eBay that looks like it will do the job for the big messes! Also got a 12v from Halfords for the wee on the go jobs. Best of both worlds hopefully!

Even if the boys aren't eating in the car they can still make crumbs appear somehow!

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 04:07 PM

Do you allow eating in your car? I'm surprised. you're just making work for yourself. Theres no eating, drinking, singing, talking, no nothing in my car. Its a real fun day out

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