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Post# 367120   2/19/2017 at 08:11 (214 days old) by crazykirbydude (Lexington, KY)        

I found this weird Hoover Conquest online. They're like conjoined twins.

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Post# 367138 , Reply# 1   2/19/2017 at 11:30 (214 days old) by senornathan (Massachusetts)        

It does appear to be real! (and equally terrifying)

Besides some parts listing and images, it looks like it in this video:

Post# 367139 , Reply# 2   2/19/2017 at 12:38 (214 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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They made them in that commerxial orange and creme/taupe.  They're for huge area like theaters, hotels,  etc....

 "Double the fun".

Post# 367140 , Reply# 3   2/19/2017 at 12:40 (214 days old) by Kirbysthebest (Wichita, KS)        
I think

Phillip,kirbyvertables, has one of these.

Post# 367173 , Reply# 4   2/19/2017 at 18:28 (214 days old) by Ctvacman (CT)        

Sanitaire made a machine like that too

Post# 367231 , Reply# 5   2/20/2017 at 15:07 (213 days old) by man114 (Buffalo NY)        

I've seen a few of these in use usually to sweep large areas like banquet rooms or hallways in hotels.

Post# 367280 , Reply# 6   2/21/2017 at 10:16 (212 days old) by dysonman1 (Rolla, Missouri)        

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At one of the old VCCC conventions, a club member brought one to the hotel and we used it in the hallways. I don't remember who brought it (this was 15 or more years ago) but it was very cool.

It was the same convention where RJ Vanik had so much trouble with his Vibra Beat stopping during the cleaning competition, clogged with dirt. He beat the thing on the test carpet to get it to work again. What a riot. The old VCCC sure had a lot of fun. I believe Jimmy Martin entered his Hoover 28 with the hole in the bag, filling the convention room with dust. "Self Emptying" he said. Good times.

Post# 367441 , Reply# 7   2/23/2017 at 22:47 (209 days old) by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I remember that mess..

Tom it was a 25 he bought at some vac shop on the way, that thing belched out dust like a fogging machine, I thought we would all fall out over that silly vibra beat mess!!!!!!!LOL

Post# 367450 , Reply# 8   2/24/2017 at 08:35 (209 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
As Walter Matthau might have said to George Burns--

--in the Sunshine Boys---It was not 15 years,it was MORE!It was not a Hoover 28 but a Hoover 25.And that bag,it was the original.And it was not found on the way but at the vac store near the Hoover factory.The one in the old house with the huge furnace that looked like an octopus with the pipes.And who could forget the stories of the Rainbow dealer and his secretary.
"and that theater WAS the Belasco!"

Post# 367457 , Reply# 9   2/24/2017 at 09:53 (209 days old) by dysonman1 (Rolla, Missouri)        

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That Rainbow dealer met up with his former secretary for lunch one day. Reggie recorded it on his phone. He reminded her of some of the things she did. She reminded him of some of the more colorful things she did that he had forgotten (for a reason). I felt sorry for the floor, the Corvette repair place 'out back', and the handles of those poor upright vacuum cleaners. Not to mention the disgruntled customer and her repair ticket.

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