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Re: Follow up comment on leaf vacuums in the shop

david weaver
the toro designs appear to be similar to the black and decker designs in terms of clearance and impeller.

I rarely buy tools that say worx on them because they appear gimmicky to me, and I like incremental improvement. But the refurb price on the one I got was too low to resist (and there's one of my beloved BV4000s for sale on ebay for more than a new one costs...). I got burned this time not buying something similar.

Point being, I'd expect yours should work well. The one I ordered today is like my old one, and I hope it will, too. Like yours, many of the updated B&D designs are similar to the old ones just with a metal impeller. It's probably technically better for most things.

Ditto on the noises. I never worried about breaking my device on hard items, but when they fail to go in the bag, they can almost give you a headache with the noise (I see on ebay, no matter what the impeller is, they're for sale as a part now, anyway).

Funny reading the reviews on all of them - there's always someone in the reviews who will run a device partially clogged and then complain that the friction around the impeller is "starting a fire".

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