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Bosch BSGL5PT2GB

Bosch BSGL5PT2GB Vacuum Cleaner

800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6.8kg Mar 2015
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- The Animal 360 kit has powerful, easy to change nozzles for carpets, upholstery and hard floors and a dual turbo brush for picking up dust and pet hair- AirBumper protects your furniture and... More
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15 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 9 owner reviews this Bosch vacuum has an average owner rating of 83%.

Fairly Big Operating Radius

The smallest operating radius of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the BSGL5PT2GB is 1.5m, the biggest is 27m, and the average operating radius is 9.9m. At 15 meters, the BSGL5PT2GB has a very big operating radius compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

If you want a vacuum with a bigger operating radius then you might also want to look at the Numatic George Hoover GVE370 (26.8m) which also has a higher rating.

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Good Product Quality

Some Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owners concluded that the product was good quality. Lipread rated it as excellent and wrote on Amazon in October last year “Oh boy! Old good German quality is inimitable! After my too long affair with a clumsy Hetty”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Bosch vacuum cleaners and also specifically for Bosch medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners and found that in both cases Bosch had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Good Brush

Two Bosch BSGL5PT2GB reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good brush. In October last year Lipread scored this vacuum cleaner very highly and wrote on Amazon “A dual turbo brush that indeed suck all the hairs perfectly”.

Robust

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner thought it was reliable. Hydeparker mentioned in their review on Amazon “Nearly all of our appliances are Bosch because of their excellent reliability” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it had good features. Lipread rated the product 5 stars and wrote “They have other good features like e.g” in their Bosch BSGL5PT2GB review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was quiet. A few weeks ago Hydeparker scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Hair pickup is a lot better and its quieter”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One customer thought the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB was good at cleaning pet hair. Cpatter wrote “Certainly I've had better for pet hair and the like” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB nonetheless they scored it 40 out of 100.

Good Filter

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who reviewed the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB considered that it had a good filter. J. Barber mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant”.

Very Long Cable Length

The shortest cable length of vacuums of this age and type is 5m, the longest is 12m, and the average cable length is 7.7m. The BSGL5PT2GB has one of the longest cable lengths (12 meters) amongst medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners of this spec and age.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum has an A dust re-emission class, which is the most frequently found dust re-emission class on vacuum cleaners that came out more than a year ago.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BSGL5PT2GB has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuums that are a comparable age to it. This vacuum has a B carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most comparable spec vacuums that came out around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class. Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB carpet cleaning performance classs range from E to A.

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Fairly Large Dust Capacity

The Bosch BSGL5PT2GB has one of the larger dust capacitys (4.5 liters) amongst vacuums of this age. Across all the vacuum cleaners of a similar spec and age to the BSGL5PT2GB the dust capacitys range from 0.5L to 25L.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The BSGL5PT2GB does not have a brush tool, although keep in mind that most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as the BSGL5PT2GB also do not have a brush tool.

There are a number of alternative vacuums which also have a brush tool that you might want to consider including the Miele Complete C3 Cat&Dog PowerLine - SGEE1; or the Numatic Charles Hoover CDC371-2, or the Rowenta RO 6432 EA.

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Poor Suction

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good suction. Two years ago Cpatter wrote on Amazon “The suction is horrible” in their review of the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 2 stars.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Bosch BSGL5PT2GB owner who purchased it concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Lipread mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The brushes seem to be a bit too chunky which slightly affects the movements.”.

Not Cordless

The Bosch BSGL5PT2GB is not cordless. Most of the other vacuums of this type and age are also not cordless.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB

Average Weight

With a weight of 6.8 kilograms, the BSGL5PT2GB has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the BSGL5PT2GB.

If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Bosch BGS5PET2GB (8.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most commonly supported cleaning type on medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Dry vacuums currently available including the VAX Air Silence which is cheaper; or the Samsung SC08F70H, or the AEG AUC9220 which has better reviews.

If the cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the VAX Rapide Ultimate W87-RH-P (Wet).

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Average Noise Level

The BSGL5PT2GB has a relatively typical noise level (75 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and type.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Bosch BGS5PET2GB (74dB) which is also cheaper.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Bosch released the BSGL5PT2GB over a year ago.

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User Reviews

(7)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought because of a good Which review and not disappointed. Although the motor is not as powerful as the one it replaces due to the new regulations the dust and hair pickup is a lot better and its... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Nora kerr
(Verified Purchase)

Amazon delivery was great as usual but the Bosch cleaner was very disappointing I have all ready had an engineer out to it it seems I can't use my attachments on carpets as the suction is to much... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Lipread
(Verified Purchase)

Oh boy! Old good German quality is inimitable! After my too long affair with a clumsy Hetty and two attempts to use a bag-less Hoover I decided to pay more for the outstanding quality (saying that... Read more…

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by J. Barber "ukjon77"
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant. Bought this to replace a... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2015 by J. Barber
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic vacuum cleaner, first one I've used that has a special filter that produces a fragrance so that the room smells fresh as well as being spotless - very pleasant. Bought this to replace a... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by CPatter
(Verified Purchase)

Seems to be getting up all the dog hair so far. Lots of attachments. It only comes with 1 bag so definitely buy a box of bags when you buy the vacuum. A bit concerned as the internal filter seems... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Seems to be getting up all the dog hair so far. Lots of attachments. It only comes with 1 bag so definitely buy a box of bags when you buy the vacuum. A bit concerned as the internal filter seems... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bsgl5pt2, bosch bsgl5pt2g, bosch bsgl5pt2gb
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