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Old 01-12-2018, 11:29 AM   #41
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I've got a Fein, midi, and that Milwaukee (Re-branded Nilfisk) the Milwaukee has auto clean. That's my favorite.


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Old 01-12-2018, 11:30 AM   #42
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Old 01-12-2018, 10:42 PM   #43
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Did you get tool Tray / rack to hold sys boxes on mill/ nilfisk. I have one there cheap 20 Buck's +/-

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The Dewalt are cheap **** in comparison. They don't hold as much and the attachment system is stupid. That's for the tough system anyway. I like these much better. Especially the way they attach. I carry one each of these boxes on the wheeled carts. Neither are too heavy. The Dewalt system I had needed to be loaded off the cart to load into the truck. These Milwaukee I can pull them up with no issues.

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You might keep an eye on the batt in the clear top idea. I noticed when I had the dewalt tstaks clear lid in direct sunlight hot days (rare for oregon) the inside got really hot vs the open one next to it or others with black lid. Like a greenhouse keeps warmer type of thing. And since you guys down in Cali barely get more sunshine then us.......


I've since put them in the solid lid case.


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I would for a high quality beater bar attachment that could handle carpeting without buying another vac.....I know festool has one but then you need a larger hosethan used for the MIDI
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Give me a Ruwac any day over these short-bus candidates:
http://www.ruwac.com/
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Give me a Ruwac any day over these short-bus candidates:
http://www.ruwac.com/
You can't compare a 100+ pound vac like a Ermator, Pulsebac, HTC etc. To a little portable jobsite vac. Different product different applications.
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Give me a Ruwac any day over these short-bus candidates:
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if using it every day and 50 weeks a year I could justified it.
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Almost a year passed and today I was using the Midi with the same complaints

Maybe I should treat myself after Christmas.
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You can't compare a 100+ pound vac like a Pulsebac, to a little portable jobsite vac.
they just did in the video and it lost.

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Almost a year passed and today I was using the Midi with the same complaints

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I would for a high quality beater bar attachment that could handle carpeting without buying another vac.....I know festool has one but then you need a larger hosethan used for the MIDI
It's small but it works pretty well.

https://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-...rotating+brush
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If your looking, they go by the name of Vacuum Turbo Brush.

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I had dirt devil with one of those and worked damn good.
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I have one of the Festool carpet heads. It kinda sucks in not a good way. Having used a Miele and Eureka powered heads there is no comparison. Our home Dyson does pretty good for a low suction vac. The little hand held animal attachment being non powered also leaves something to be desired. The Dyson Stick works better on carpet then my Festool head.

With most of the modern dust collectors being tool triggered there must be some kind of powered head available. Someday I will research it and buy something better, or adapt a Miele power head to mine.
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Oh. I gott buddy who has 2- midi latest models with new flexi hoses. Just sold off his 2 older models. I'll be at Shop later. I'll take a few pics post in CL with few other tools. The only reason the old hose is an issue is because your refined gentleman
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