Thread Number: 36136  /  Tag: Pre-1950 Vacuum Cleaners
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Post# 387451   3/7/2018 at 17:36 by Bee-vac (Pomona, Calif)        

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Me oh my, what a scandal, check it out, a Westinghouse WITHOUT A HANDLE! What would help is a special tip, because this poor vac needs a better grip.

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Post# 387476 , Reply# 1   3/7/2018 at 22:33 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Yes

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Indeed it does but it also needs A bag topper maybe it blew off and broke handle and all they could salvage was the topper. Oh my what a conundrum.

Post# 387480 , Reply# 2   3/7/2018 at 22:54 by huskyvacs (Northern Indiana)        

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PVC pipe elbows?

Post# 387485 , Reply# 3   3/7/2018 at 23:17 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Hey

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Pvc pipe top cut flat get bike grip cut off widest part of grip closest to center of bike. Put epoxy attach to pipe and you made a nice handle fairly cheap.
Les


Post# 387493 , Reply# 4   3/8/2018 at 00:34 by MadMan (Chicago, IL, USA)        

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You could probably get some 3/4" emt conduit, find someone with a pipe bender to bend 45 degrees on it, and it looks like the 3/4" would fit inside the existing part, which kinda looks like it already has screws to hold on the handle.

Post# 387502 , Reply# 5   3/8/2018 at 07:59 by crazykirbydude (Lexington, KY)        

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Nice poem!




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