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Victa MV1200 Mini Vac

Victa MV1200 Mini Vac

1.7 from 12 reviews

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Victa Mini Vac 1200 poor quality


This my 2nd Mini Vac, the first being the Victa Vac 500 which was of superior quality. The current model has a number of issues and not worth purchasing.
1. After using a new bag for a few times the vac blows out more than picks up
2. Bags do not last that long before they get holes in them
3 Front wheels wear out very quickly.
Why did they ever replace the 500 which never had any issues.

Date PurchasedMar 2016

Mini victa vac


Worked well to start with but now it won’t pick up anything at all and is only just gone 12 months old

Date PurchasedJan 2017
Martin M

Martin MCentral Highlands and Goldfields, VIC

  • 3 reviews

Biggest piece of garbage victa ever made


What a piece of crap! Wish I’d taken it back rather than leaving it in the shed.. blows leaves away before it can suck them up.. makes a worse mess than when you started.. won’t be buying victa vacs ever again.. Stick with the mowers I think, they aren’t to bad..

Date PurchasedDec 2016



Definitely works better when pulling back rather than pushing forward. Was surprised, not a bad little unit. Only used a couple of times but at this point quite impressed. Got it on clearance in Bunnings for $99. Bags look ok at this stage - look strong enough but have read poor reviews. Man at Bunnings said to hose them out after use.

Date PurchasedFeb 2017

Claire T

Claire TPerth, WA

  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Extremely disappointed


This was recommended to me by a Bunnings employee. It blows back about half of what it sucks up. Also, it blows out dust which comes through the bag. I'm taking it back . A huge fail. I thought it was a solid brand. No more purchasing Victa products for me.

Date PurchasedAug 2016

Steve N

Steve NMelbourne

A vacuum that blows the dirt away from the suction area


I have become increasingly frustrated with the mini vac. After 9 months I am on my third bag and was staggered at their replacement cost. The machine also blows the leaves and debris away before you can vacuum them creating just as much mess as it cleans. i won't be buying another one and am returning it to Bunnings this week!



  • 6 reviews

An excellent machine with very short-lived bags


Mr Disappointed

Mr DisappointedMetropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • 2 reviews

Mr Disappointed


I have just purchased my third MV 1200 which now comes with 2 bags of a slightly improved material the first bag lasted approx 10 outings in relatively light leaf collection from a small paved area after which the design blew a hole in the bag which is unrepairable I have modified the plastic outlet and attached the bag from the origional vv500 which is now 25 yrs old and still hole free It would be nice if victa would bring back the origional as i would buy one however they were to well biult so can only hope for another company to pick on the idea and manufacture a machine in competition to the mini vac 1200 as it is a great idea but frustratingly fragile

Plastic impellar, collection bag faulty



  • 12 reviews

Dissapointed with Performance


Bags too thick


Appears that the Bag fabric is too thick and air cant escape through it quick enough. Because of this air pushes back through one side of the mouth, pushing anything out of its path that your trying to pick up!!!!! Completely useless machine. Would not recommend this for any purspose.

Vernon Lack

Vernon LackSt Clair, NSW

  • 3 reviews

Machine is OK but bags are inferior


In less than 12 uses 2 bags developed holes from the inside out. I repaired one with a patch but a 2nd hole quickly appeared. Only ordinary garden refuse was collected yet the claim is that this machine is suitable for hard surfaces. The fabric used in the bag is totally unsuitable for the work it was designed to perform. I now have a machine that cannot be used unless I keep buying new bags. Finding a retailer that sells the bags or machines is also difficult. This machine is a waste of money.A complaint to Victa's web site failed to receive a response. I won't buy any Victa product again.
It's suction was OK
Inferior material used in bags



  • 2 reviews

Not happy!


Questions & Answers

Patricia Corbett

Patricia Corbettasked

I am not happy with the vacumn but i need to purchase replaceable bags as have lots of trouble with the bags . Can I purchase new bags?

Thank You

1 answer

Hi Patricia, you can get new bags from any Bunnings store.


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CategoryElectric Blower Vacuums
Price (RRP)169
Vacuum FunctionYes

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