Tuesday, January 02, 2007

The Vacuum is Dead. Long Live the Vacuum!

My vacuum died December 15, 2006. The repair estimate was more than it was worth. I asked for a new vacuum...but NOT for Christmas!
Here is what I wanted:
A Simplicity Synchrony.
5 Year warranty Lifetime Belt Guaranty, Twin Xenon Headlights, Tandem Air System, Steel brushroll, 7 Layer Filtration System, Made in the USA! MSRP $799.95

Here is what I got:
A Dirt Devil. 12 Amps. No Filter. Made Who Knows Where. $35.99.