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Old 03-22-2013, 09:32 AM   #1
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Grass in Trunk Carpet

One of the hardest things to get out are dried blades of grass and other such embedded particles.

I was curious if anyone had found a really good vacuum attachment for getting these out? I usually just run the hose attachment over and over until it breaks loose, but I was thinking maybe some sort of "comb" attachment would work better. The trunk carpet is that really tight fiber stuff, and loves to hang on to stuff.

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The Tornador vac works well if you have a compressor.
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The Tornador vac works well if you have a compressor.
I do in the shop, but I'm mobile too, so I'd really like to find something you can use as a vac attachment (shopvac type.)
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Re: Grass in Trunk Carpet

Would a pet hair attachment be useful?
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Would a pet hair attachment be useful?
Possibly. are you talking about the ones that sort of has a bunch of rubberish fingers?

The biggest challenge with stuff like grass (and I guess pet hair) is that is finds its way beneath the fibers, so it sort of becomes part of the carpet.
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Re: Grass in Trunk Carpet

I use a brush and my shop vacuum at the same time works good.
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I use a brush and my shop vacuum at the same time works good.
I'll give that a shot, thanks! Doing a car tomorrow that's supposed to be pretty dirty, so that'll give me a chance to try some techniques.
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I use a brush and my shop vacuum at the same time works good.
+1 Soft bristle in one hand, vac in the other.
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Re: Grass in Trunk Carpet

Tornador blow out gun works great. If no air available I use a horse hair brush and vacuum.
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Re: Grass in Trunk Carpet

Thanks guys, I'll give the brush a try first and see how it goes.
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