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Digging for dirt right down by the root

Advantages: Light, very manoeuvrable, robust, very powerful suction
Disadvantages: Initial outay is expensive, no ability to use mains power

...I treated myself to this snazzy futuristic hand held Dyson vacuum cleaner last week. Like all new Dysonís it looks rather odd as instead of the sleek design of most hand held machines it looks rather more like a big bulky drill. Iíve been curious about t ...

Miskah 21.07.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Get your kicks from errr... Root 6

Advantages: Powerful, Portable, Looks like a space-gun
Disadvantages: Price,. Noise

...(with apologies to the Rolling Stones) It's not a Dustbuster(tm), because that's a trademark. And besides which, to put it in the same league as a Dustbuster(tm) would be unfair. No, the Dyson Root 6 should truly be called a handheld vacuum cleaner. ...

LegendaryMrDude 04.12.2007 ∑ Read full review
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I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Advantages: Incredibly handy, quite powerful for a hand held, easy to empty
Disadvantages: Doesn't deliver the 6 minutes of use that it boasts

I was bought the Dyson DC16 hand held hoover as a gift when we moved home. It's one of the best gifts I've ever had! For a hand-held, this has impressive suction power. Obviously it's not as good as using the nozzle on an upright but for what it's des ...

Bodsy 06.04.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Good whilst it lasts!

Advantages: works excellently, great suction
Disadvantages: poor battery, expensive

I have a really bad back, and when I was pregnant I also developed SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) which made getting up and down the stairs really painful, near on impossible at times. The last thing I wanted to do was carry my big hoover up and down t ...

pinkprincess244 15.11.2011 ∑ Read full review
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If Flash Gordon cleaned Emperor Ming's carpets...

Advantages: Best Suction in Category. Narrow head allows better access in car
Disadvantages: Marmite styling (love it or hate it!)

...he'd use the Dyson DC16 Root 6. For a 38 year old man it takes a certain kind of day to find yourself reviewing a hand held vacuum cleaner. To be precise...a Friday, if you know what I mean! Dyson techno-babble: - Claims twice the power of oth ...

Stevejames 16.03.2007 ∑ Read full review
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