Just picked this up as an early birthday present for the GF. It's the Powr-Flite PF2004, Ive done a lot of research over the past month trying to decide which vacuum was the right one for her. Ive look at brands such as Hoover, Dyson, Oreck, Electrolux, and Panasonic but nothing compared to the Powr-Flite in terms of price and quality. I also got it on sale which was a plus and only set me back about $1400.
We have an 800ft² apartment and it was just taking too long to get the whole place vacuumed, so the 24" cleaning path gets the job done in about 30 seconds which is outstanding. The bag holds roughly 6.5 dry gallons so she will rarely have to empty it, hell it could probably go a year or 2 before she would have to empty it. It has an extra long 60' electrical cord so she could have it plugged in inside my apartment and go out and vacuum out my car, the sidewalk or whatever she feels needs a vacuuming. The large 7" fan and 3" brush roll is perfect for picking up large objects such as beer cans, small animals, and condoms. The handle folds down so its super easy to store. I cant wait to see her face when I give it to her when she gets home from work, she is going to be so excited. I highly recommend this vacuum to anyone with a girlfriend or Mother. Ill probably end up buying another one for my Mom for mothers day. It also has a plaque on the front because it won a bronze medal in the Olympics or some shit. All in all ill give it a 9.5/10 just because they should have made a tye-dye or Rasta colorway and had the option for a gas powered substitute. Ill be sure to get up some pics of her using it as soon as shes done having a panic attack from being so god damn excited. Check It