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I need an Electrolux electric pigtail hose
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Post# 368853   3/21/2017 at 14:24 (393 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


I need an Electrolux electric pigtail hose with a quick-connect handle [see photo for example]. I am repairing a family member's vacuum cleaner at no cost, so I'd like to get a nice genuine Electrolux hose (the generics are crap) for as little money as possible.


Thanks very much in advance!

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Post# 368866 , Reply# 1   3/21/2017 at 16:58 (393 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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Boy, ive been after one for a while...though a local shop may have a used one or two. Let me make a call.


Post# 368867 , Reply# 2   3/21/2017 at 17:03 (393 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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I made a few Luck. In my mind I mixed it up with a Generic. I can still order them genuine, but they go for about $100 my cost.



Post# 368874 , Reply# 3   3/21/2017 at 19:47 (393 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


Thanks for checking, Andy.


"In other news," I also need that plastic collar that attaches to the machine-end coupler to keep the hose from turning. Anyone???! :)

Post# 368875 , Reply# 4   3/21/2017 at 20:24 (393 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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Those plastic collars are pretty scarce...I need a few myself. The new hoses come with one. Have you ought about buying a new hose for yourself and giving them the old one?
I would be glad to order one for you on my Aerus discount. Just let me know!
Glad to help...

Post# 368878 , Reply# 5   3/21/2017 at 21:03 (393 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


Thanks but $100+ is just too steep for me.

Post# 368889 , Reply# 6   3/21/2017 at 23:28 (393 days old) by Real1shep (Walla Walla, WA)        

We talked about this before in here at length. Since the early 2000's the aftermarket hoses have been steadily going downhill; chrome coming off the hose connect end, slightly different diameters in the hose end making it really hard to use regular accessories, hoses splitting/leaking in just a matter of a few yrs, swivel ends grinding instead of smooth etc, etc.


If you look at the vendors, the aftermarket hoses are mostly Asian and yet the prices vary wildly for the same hose model. I've decided to just troll eBay for original hoses that have 'Electrolux' printed on the handle. 


Other than going to Aerus for $100+, I think this is your only worthwhile option. I agree that spending $100+ on a hose for a vintage vac is just insane, especially if you pick the entire vac and accessories up for $50 or


I bought a similar hose like the one pictured for my G with the collar. It was around $90 and it was aftermarket in the early 2000's. It has survived all these yrs....I got lucky. I about died at the price paid. I have two G's with accessories that I paid less for together!



Post# 368926 , Reply# 7   3/22/2017 at 16:00 (392 days old) by Ctvacman (CT)        

Be patient and persistent, I got one recently for $45 shipped. It's the genuine one with lux on the handle

Post# 368978 , Reply# 8   3/23/2017 at 11:30 (391 days old) by Real1shep (Walla Walla, WA)        
Totally agree.....

with that. Be patient on eBay. Colby's price range is spot on...right now at least.



Post# 369020 , Reply# 9   3/23/2017 at 17:26 (391 days old) by Paul (MN)        

I could probably get a used woven one--gold or teal that were made for the Model Ls and maybe a brown & white replacement that was made during the Oly 1 era, but they'd likely have to be resealed. I doubt I'd find any hose cuffs. I couldn't get anything for a month or better, though. The guy is quite a distance from where I live, and I have no plans of going there soon.

Post# 369024 , Reply# 10   3/23/2017 at 17:39 (391 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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I've got a woven one to be resealed. It still has decent suction left...let me know

Post# 369279 , Reply# 11   3/26/2017 at 17:31 (388 days old) by kirbyduh (Louisville, Kentucky)        

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I just sent you an e-mail.

Have a nice afternoon!


Post# 369780 , Reply# 12   4/2/2017 at 06:42 (381 days old) by felix1stv (Boston Mass)        
electrolux hose with pig tail

hi guys i just may have an after market one in great shape if you are still looking for one
Andy....i may have a couple of the hose retainers/stops if you are still needing them
let me know

Post# 369787 , Reply# 13   4/2/2017 at 09:56 (381 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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Hi Ron
Yes, I am still looking for some hose Retainers. Please send me an email.

Post# 369929 , Reply# 14   4/3/2017 at 21:20 (380 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

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Unfortunately I sold the last genuine Lux pigtail electric hose a few months ago

Post# 369948 , Reply# 15   4/4/2017 at 01:59 (380 days old) by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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i need one for my electrolux zb86 vacuum

Post# 371129 , Reply# 16   4/20/2017 at 11:04 (363 days old) by felix1stv (Boston Mass)        
update to #12

i have blue pig tail electrolux hose and a white/off white with pigtail coth/braided out things so gots to go pay for shipping and its yours

Post# 371133 , Reply# 17   4/20/2017 at 12:05 (363 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


Thanks for all the replies. I received a beautiful coiled vinyl pigtail hose from Lane. We traded some stuff, but I think I got the better end of the trade! :)

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