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    Wednesday
    Oct262016

    Chad's Crappy Corner & His Final 'Cheap Car' Gadget, His Theme For October.

    It's our last show in October, 2016, so Chad presents his final 'cheap car gadget', The Car and Driver Approved Portable Vacuum. 

    Here's what I found on Amazon about the vacuum:

     

    Car and Driver Portable Vacuum 60 watts/20 volt

    Includes slim nozzle attachment.

    Vehicle adapter with 9' cord.

    Bagless design.

    Comes in Blue or Red.

    $12.50.

     

    Amazon: http://amzn.to/2dQIokU

     

    And here's what Chad said about it. He wasn't sure why the one reviewer on Amazon gave this vacuum just one star and said it didn't work. As you'll see in this video, Chad found that it worked pretty well. Chad put popcorn, which he crushed with his hands, all over the front seat of his car. Then he cleaned up the crumbs rather quickly with the Car and Driver portable vacuum. It plugs into the cigarette lighter socket and as Chad point out, it can only be used in a 12 volt situtation. The only thing Chad found wrong with the one he bought is that the filter was deformed. It looked like it got caught in a machine or something when they made it. Chad wasn't dazzled by the vacuum, but said "it rates a solid Okay!" Chad paid only $10 for his  Car and Driver vacuum at a local store. It's $12.50 on Amazon here:

     

    Amazon: http://amzn.to/2dQIokU

     

    See or hear this show: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1594

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