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Old 05-03-2013, 09:19 PM   #1
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Wife has a few questions. I just got what I hope is the final quote on a Sabre 32RCTS 5th wheel. On the central vacuum:

How long is the provided vacuum hose?

Where do you guys/gals store it?

Do you think it is more cumbersome than a light weight upright with a long power cord?

Is there a floor sweep?

Do you vacuum the linoleum with it?

Thanks
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:04 PM   #2
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Wife has a few questions. I just got what I hope is the final quote on a Sabre 32RCTS 5th wheel. On the central vacuum:

How long is the provided vacuum hose?

Where do you guys/gals store it?

Do you think it is more cumbersome than a light weight upright with a long power cord?

Is there a floor sweep?

Do you vacuum the linoleum with it?

Thanks
WE have it in our 34 foot FW:

1. Not sure but it reaches all the way to the front and rear of our unit.

2. WE store the hose and all of the accessories
in the bag that came with it in the cabinet above the TV.

3. No.

4. Yes.

5. Yes.

I advise you, if you get one, to check that there is a bag attached to it before using it the first time. Ours did not have a bag attached and I did not know it until I checked it the first time. There was a pack of new bags in the compartment, but not one was attached.

We think it is a great feature to have.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:08 PM   #3
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Wife has a few questions. I just got what I hope is the final quote on a Sabre 32RCTS 5th wheel. On the central vacuum:

How long is the provided vacuum hose?

Where do you guys/gals store it?

Do you think it is more cumbersome than a light weight upright with a long power cord?

Is there a floor sweep?

Do you vacuum the linoleum with it?

Thanks
While I dont have that specific model but here is what I can tell you (our 5vr is a 36QBOK).

The hose will reach everywhere in the camper (it stretches to reach).

We store ours in the closet in the master bedroom (it comes with a bag to store it in.)

I have only used the central vac one time so far, but can tell you I wont put our lightweight upright sweeper that we were using in this rig.

There are attachments for the floor with a "switch" that will raise and lower it to go on either carpet/tile/lino. etc.

Will take some pics when I get a chance if you want.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:31 PM   #4
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I installed the Red Devil built-in vac our first season with this unit. We like it a lot. In answer to your q's:

How long is the provided vacuum hose? Mine is 20'+/- I can actually reach OUTSIDE, and vacuum out the pass-through compartment!

Where do you guys/gals store it? My vacuum is mounted under the dinette bench seat, behind a pull-out drawer. I found that there is plenty of room under the bench, behind the drawer, so I just lift the cushion and the bench cover board, and the hose, wand, and attachments are all right there.

Do you think it is more cumbersome than a light weight upright with a long power cord? Much handier.

Is there a floor sweep? Available as an optional accessory, but I don't have it.

Do you vacuum the linoleum with it? All the time.

All-in-all, one of my best and most used modifications!
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:34 AM   #5
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Hey QCCowboy.

Why wont you use your light weight upright? Seems like an easier solution than messing & pulling hoses around cabinet corners. You just unwrap power cord, plug in & go.

Just curious.....
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Hey QCCowboy.

Why wont you use your light weight upright? Seems like an easier solution than messing & pulling hoses around cabinet corners. You just unwrap power cord, plug in & go.

Just curious.....
A couple reasons for us. The power cord on an upright is just never long enough so I am always unplugging and plugging in. It is more difficult to store because of the size and shape, our central vac can reach almost every nook and cranny without attachments (always had to use attachments with our upright.)
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Ours has a 34' hose and a power head, store everything in the drawer in the couch. Really like it altho it is a little noisy.
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:03 AM   #8
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All though we don't have a Sabre, Sandpiper 34RET, love the installed vac. Hose reaches the whole camper and works well. It came with the winter bonus package, at no additional cost.
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:46 PM   #9
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We like the fact that we can sweep the vinyl floor with a broom and sweep the debris into the vacuum inlet by just lifting a cover. Sucks up all the stuff we just swept there. We took our old s vacuum out.
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The central vac are a total waste. We got a Miele stick vacuum that is AWESOME. Twice the suction and a powered beater bar to boot. Takes up much less room than the hose.
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