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anyone has a metro vac

#1Rud3BwoyPosted 7/21/2014 7:37:42 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-ED500-500-Watt-Electric/product-reviews/B001J4ZOAW/ref=cm_cr_dp_qt_hist_one?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addOneStar&showViewpoints=0

wanna get it but looking at the reviews these guys are saying it caught fire?
#2Rud3Bwoy(Topic Creator)Posted 7/21/2014 7:43:23 PM
also any better versions to this out there?
#3Incendia_IntusPosted 7/21/2014 7:43:45 PM
I have it, and it works perfectly. It doesn't get hot or anything. I've been using it monthly for almost a year without any problems.
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#4JinchusePosted 7/21/2014 7:49:52 PM
I have one and the white metal body gets crazy hot after about 5 minutes of use, so I have to stop using it for a minute or two and let it cool off.

Definitely worth it for me, since my apartment is real dusty and I save a fortune on compressed air cans
#5Clutch_TheoryPosted 7/21/2014 8:00:46 PM
Mine doesn't explode but it definitely gets hot and is also EXTREMELY loud, so don't even consider it if you have small children.

Only other alternative I looked at was this thing. but it turned out to be piss weak and needs to be charged.
http://www.canlessair.com/store/p/26-Canless-Air-System-O2-Hurricane.html?feed=Froogle&gclid=CjwKEAjw9LKeBRDurOugs43jnlgSJACUXqHxm25_jsdfJ0o3z6-Pqb6ox5B87XR6ihovJVwfByx6qBoC_gzw_wcB
#6-5xad0w-Posted 7/21/2014 8:06:27 PM
Had one for about a year.

It heats up after about 3-4 mins, but that is about as long as it has ever taken me to blow out a PC.
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#7KURRUPTORPosted 7/21/2014 8:18:44 PM
Think you would be better off just buying a cheap air compressor and a blower attatchment personally. At least it can serve other purposes that way and not risk turning into a flame thrower. Then again air compressors are kinda loud as hell too.
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#8Grimlink132Posted 7/21/2014 11:18:19 PM
i had one it blows alot its cool i like it
#9chimichanga XDPosted 7/22/2014 4:50:26 AM
I have one. Like other posters have said, it gets hot after 4-5 minutes of use. If you let it catch fire, you're really stupid.
So don't be stupid.
#10ClouddxPosted 7/22/2014 5:48:37 AM
I have one, and others have said it gets pretty hot if you use it continuously. To avoid this I just spray in short bursts and the thing doesn't get hot.

It's a great product and saves you a lot of money on compressed air, especially since I clean out my tower 1/mo.
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