Thread Number: 35257  /  Tag: Recent Vacuum Cleaners from past 20 years
Found a wildcat
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Post# 379476   10/9/2017 at 13:03 (311 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I found a wildcat at a vac shop recently. It was in the spare parts room in a corner covored in dust. It had a tag on it saying store display model. I guess this place had been a fantom dealer and kept that one as a demo. Anyhow it's not hardly been used. Still has that new plastic smell when you turn it on. Very clean on the inside, however it does have a partly melted end cap on the brush. It had some string wrapped up. It still works fine but I fear it may get worse. A neat vac that I'm glad to add.

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Post# 379481 , Reply# 1   10/9/2017 at 14:17 (311 days old) by huskyvacs (Northern Indiana)        

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The friction from the string likely melted that, it overheated enough to warp the plastic as the motor spun the roller.




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