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Post# 213264   1/9/2013 at 12:42 (1,596 days old) by hooverman3000 ()        

I buddy of mine found this they seem to have all the parts and are in good condition was wondering what it was worth. it works just doesn't have the cleaning pads on the bottom.

Post# 213317 , Reply# 1   1/9/2013 at 16:28 (1,596 days old) by powermate1970 ()        
Lux B-8

the best rug scrubber/carpet cleaner money can buy, in my opinion. I've had several. This one, with it's color, is in the 1205 era.

Post# 213328 , Reply# 2   1/9/2013 at 16:57 (1,596 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere out there)        

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Your B-8 is exactly like the one my parents bought new with our 1205 around 1970.Cool


They also bought the Rug Washer for additional $100.00.


Total they paid for the 1205, B-8 & Rug Washer was $300.00 in 1970.


Electrolux sure made great vacuum cleaners & rug shampooers/floor scrubbers/polishers at that time.

Post# 213378 , Reply# 3   1/9/2013 at 19:59 (1,595 days old) by compactelectra (Rancho Mirage, CA - New home of the Obamas)        
I have the Gold B8

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Bought new in the mid 70's to go with my Super J.  Still in use polishing the unsealed wood floors.  I wouldn't expect to get rich on one of these.  They are worth more being used for their intended purpose.

Post# 213380 , Reply# 4   1/9/2013 at 20:06 (1,595 days old) by compactelectra (Rancho Mirage, CA - New home of the Obamas)        
The Brushes

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Can still be had for about $60 - the genuine lambswool pads from Electrolux for about $25.  Probably worth more than the machine itself.

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Post# 213385 , Reply# 5   1/9/2013 at 20:22 (1,595 days old) by luxman107 (USA )        

I still have my super J I bought in 1976. Still works like it was brand new and it was used almost daily until I got a legacy in 03. Love my floorpro also. Got it in 03 with my legacy. Just bought the new platinum 2 months ago.

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