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How heavy is your Les Paul


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Mar 26, 2019
Best Small Vacuum Cleaners for Home

If the living space is small, you had better buy a good small vacuum cleaner, that is convenient to store but still powerful enough for your cleaning needs. We want to provide handy tips for selection and a List of best vacuums brands
based on small vacuum cleaner reviews.

1. Types of vacuum cleaner that come in a compact size

Today, there are various kinds of vacuum cleaners available on the market, such as handheld vacuums, stick vacuums, canister vacuums, upright vacuums, and robot vacuums. Upright vacuum cleaners usually have the most durable suction power but are too large for a small apartment.

Canister vacuums, stick vacuums, handheld vacuums, and robot vacuums have become popular choices for small studios because of their advantage in size. Among them, canister vacuums are the most powerful, followed by stick vacuums, handheld vacuums, and robot vacuums, respectively. Also, choosing between a bagged or bagless model, corded or cordless model depends on your requirements for the vacuum cleaner and its advantages and disadvantages.

2. Top best small canister vacuum cleaners

Below are three good small vacuums of the canister type from reputable vacuum cleaner manufacturers.

Eureka Mighty Mite 3670G Canister Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Coming with a lot of attachments
  • A highly maneuverable with an extra-long 20-foot cord

The disadvantages:

  • Need to replace dust bags frequently
  • Noisy

This vacuum cleaner works well on any kind of floor (bare floor, rugs, and carpets). With the weight less than nine pounds, the Mighty Mite 3670G is maneuverable thanks to supporting by big built-in wheels and extra-long 20-foot cord. Its power suction is equal to an upright model. Besides, two extension wands and two specialty attachments help to vacuum stairs and upholstery. Its main disadvantages are the need to change the dust bag frequently and rather noisy operation.


Bissell Zing 4122 Bagged Canister Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Affordable price
  • Maneuverable with the telescopic wand

The disadvantages:

  • Short cord
  • Costly bag replacement

This vacuum cleaner performs an excellent cleaning on any floor, thanks to having a multi-surface floor nozzle. Also, it is maneuverable with the telescopic wand, which helps you to vacuum at hard-to-reach areas. However, you must pay more for bag replacements, and the cord is quite short might cause inconvenience.

Bissell Zing Bagless Canister Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Having an automatic cord rewind
  • Three-stage filtration
  • Strong suction and maneuverability

The disadvantages:

  • Not so right accessories
  • Fall-off in hose

This product of the Bissell brand voted as the best small bagless vacuum cleaner. The vacuum has multi-surface cleaning and automatic cord rewind. In addition, its three-stage filtration can prevent dust particles from returning back into the air. This vacuum cleaner also praised for powerful suction and maneuverability. However, rickety attachments and a fall-off in the hose are two significant disadvantages of the Bissell Zing Bagless Canister Vacuum Cleaner.

3. Top best small stick vacuum cleaners

Below are three good small vacuums of the stick vacuum type:

Dirt Devil SD20000RED Simpli-Stik Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • 3-in-1 vacuum cleaner
  • Cheap price
  • Lightweight

The disadvantages:

  • Not the ideal choice for high pile carpets
  • Small suction hole

This affordable vacuum cleaner is also on the list of The Best Vacuum Cleaner
. You can convert this stick vacuum into a hand vacuum by detaching from its main body to clean on-the-spot. Furthermore, by using the onboard crevice tool, this vacuum cleaner can vacuum in tight spaces. The Dirt Devil SD20000RED Simpli-Stik Vacuum Cleaner is highly maneuverable thanks to super lightweight construction (just less than four pounds) and support from built-in wheels. However, this product is not the ideal choice for deep cleaning carpets due to the lack of a motorized brush and small suction hole.

Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Powerful suction
  • Having the recline handle
  • Working time up to 30 minutes

The disadvantages:

  • No hose attachment
  • Need to spend extra for the battery and charger

Because of having the recline handle, this vacuum cleaner can work under furniture. And, its battery lasts up to 30 minutes. However, you must pay more money to get an extra battery and charger.

Von Haus 2 in 1 Stick Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Comes with a lot of attachments
  • HEPA filter
  • Big dust container

The disadvantages:

  • Does not work well on carpets
  • Expensive rotating brush attachment

This vacuum cleaner also can convert from a stick vacuum to a handheld vacuum. Besides, the vacuum cleaner comes with a lot of accessories such as the crevice tools, the extension tube, the shoulder strap, and the mini brush. Notably, this vacuum is helpful for allergy sufferers because of using the HEPA filter. Another advantage of the Von Haus 2 in 1 Stick Vacuum Cleaner is the dust container with a 1.3-liter capacity. However, please note that this vacuum cleaner is specialized for hardwood floors, not for carpets.

4. Other recommendations of good small vacuum for your home

Shark Duo Clean Powered Lift-Away Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • 3-in-1 vacuum cleaner
  • Coming with a lot of accessories
  • 30-foot long cord

The disadvantages:

  • Difficult to clean the foam roller
  • Narrow cleaner head
  • Small dust container

This vacuum cleaner of the Shark is a combination of the upright vacuum, canister vacuum, and handheld vacuum. In addition, this vacuum is super convenient with a 30-foot long cord and a lot of accessories, including the pet power brush, the pet multi-tool, the duster crevice tool, and the accessory bag. It also has a HEPA filter, a good point for allergy sufferers. Like other vacuum cleaners, the Shark Duo Clean Powered Lift-Away Vacuum Cleaner also has some disadvantages such as the dust container is small, the cleaner head is narrow, and the foam roller is hard to clean.

Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Powerful suction
  • Coming with a lot of accessories
  • Having HEPA filter

The disadvantages:

  • High cost
  • Cannot replace the battery

Although this vacuum cleaner of the Dyson brand is costly, it is a worthy choice. Thanks to using a lithium-ion battery, which lasts up to 40 minutes and durable suction power, the vacuum cleaner does an excellent job in deep cleaning. Another significant advantage of this product is the HEPA filtration system, which is helpful in the prevention of allergens and fine dust. However, please note that you cannot change its battery.


Shark Duo Clean Rocket HV382 Vacuum Cleaner

The advantages:

  • Duo Clean Technology
  • Comes with a lot of accessories
  • LED lights

The disadvantages:

  • No HEPA filter
  • Small dust container
  • Cannot stand up on its own

By using Duo Clean Technology, this vacuum cleaner of the Shark can dig out dirt from high-pile carpets. The attachments include a pet multi-tool, a duster crevice tool, and a wall-mount storage hook.

Also, the Shark Duo Clean Rocket HV382 Vacuum Cleaner has LED lights on its handle, which helps you quickly identify mess under furniture. The disadvantages of this Shark vacuum cleaner include no HEPA filter, a small dust bin, and that it cannot stand up on its own.

In conclusion, looking for the
Top rated best vacuum cleaners Thekinglive is an essential task for small apartment owners. Hopefully, our recommendations mentioned above are useful for your selection.
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Jul 15, 2001
Marcus, you're going to find weights all over the place, depending on many factors, including model, year, USA or Custom Shop, LP Standard or Custom, Klusons or Grovers, Bigsby or not, etc. Some of the featherweights that were ordered by Wildwood are in the low to mid 7 lb. range. Most Historics are in the 8 to 9 lb. range. Many 70's and 80's LPs can get into the 10+ lb. range. :hank


Well-known member
Dec 3, 2006
I don't know how much my Les Paul weighs - but it plays only the heaviest grooves. :yah
Dec 20, 2016
68 Les Paul Custom 9.5lbs

2018 LP Classic Player Plus w/P 90's 9.4 lbs

2015 LP Replica 8.4 lbs

59 Junior 6.5 lbs


Mar 11, 2016
I have a couple Norlin models that are well into the 10+ lbs club. Great guitars and boat anchor heavy as fuck! :dude: Got a Bigsby on one of them too......:peace2


New member
Feb 23, 2019
I have many light guitars but there's something reassuring about the weight of my Les Paul. However, I ordered a musicians folding stool for our 3hr rehearsals as I have to get the weight off my back after about two hours of standing.


Well-known member
Mar 24, 2005
My '02 Standard is fairly light. I don't have an exact weight, but I'm guessing 8.5 - 9 or so. My Heritage H150 (for all intents and purposes the same as a Les Paul) is a beast, at 10.5+. I have a wide strap on it and I still can't play it standing up for too long or my back starts hurting. This is the only guitar I have like that.


Apr 7, 2012
A few of my heavier beasts...............

1969 Les Paul Professional......................10.6
1971 Les Paul Personal...........................11.4
2011 Les Paul Standard Oversized Bass....11.0


Well-known member
Dec 1, 2001
My 2014 Traditional Pro has 9-hole weight relief and weighs 8 pounds 3 ounces. That’s about perfect for me.


Active member
Aug 30, 2002
Collectors Choice #14 (Waddy Wachtel) - w/o Bigsby 7 lbs 15 oz. With Bigsby 8 lbs 5 oz.
Collectors Choice #28 (STP Burst) - 8 lbs 6 oz.

Big Al

Well-known member
Apr 24, 2002
I've never weighed a Les Paul. Not a one of the many I've owned, nor the dozen I have now. I was never interested enough in mere weight as much as tone, feel and vibe. I do kinda break 'em down by light, medium and heavy. The 3 R9's and R8 were, (are), all closest to 9'lbs if I remember what the dealers claimed. A spread of 8lb 10oz to 9lb.

In the light category are a pair of chambered and at the other end are the Norlins. That's as specific as I can get.