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Old 05-09-2015, 01:26 AM   #1
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Dirt Devil Vac

On our previous Fifth wheel we had a Dirt Devil vac that worked Great. So we were relieved to see on installed on our new RW. However unless we were short changed. There is no power head with this unit. Which makes it almost impossible to vacuum the carpets. Are we missing something? The basic kit came oath a attachment that has a brush which can be retracted. But it is not a power head like our older unit had. Any help here?

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Old 05-09-2015, 02:18 AM   #2
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I believe they all come without the powerhead. This was a bone of contention some time back.
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Old 05-09-2015, 06:10 AM   #3
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You can purchase accessories here: Power Brushes | Product Categories | MyCentralVacuum.Com – Central Vacuum Tools, Parts, & Accessories.
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Old 05-09-2015, 01:21 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by spindrift View Post
I believe they all come without the powerhead. This was a bone of contention some time back.
Our Redwood did not come with a Powerhead, our last 2011 SOB 5er had the same Dirt Devil Vacuum unit, it also had a did not come with a Powerhead.
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Old 05-10-2015, 11:32 AM   #5
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So which power head does anyone recommend?
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Old 05-11-2015, 01:59 PM   #6
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Would LOVE a power head. Can't vacuum carpets properly and wand to Dirt Devil cracked and broke within a couple weeks of getting rig. Dealer will replace, but still would like power head option also.
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Old 05-11-2015, 04:21 PM   #7
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I had joined this forum before purchasing our 36FL so I knew ahead of time that they did not come with a power head so the DW kept the power head from the Sabre that got traded in.
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Old 05-11-2015, 06:45 PM   #8
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We were not happy that a head for the carpet did not come with the RW either. We ordered the "Rug Rat" head and it spins up pretty fast. Seems to do a good job of cleaning. I also broke the plastic extension tube after about 2 uses of the vacuum. Ordered an aluminum one from Amazon when I ordered the rug rat.
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:22 PM   #9
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2015 39MB. No power head. Bummer.
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:40 PM   #10
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Was wondering why the vac. did a "fair" job last night when I used the central vac for the first time on our new 39MB ......NO POWER HEAD ...... gonna order one now. Geeze........ you'd think that Crossroads would include one for the $$$ that we pay for these 5ers !
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