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I love my Compact C9
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Post# 390870   4/21/2018 at 22:00 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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I really love my Compact C9 vacuum.Works so well long hose long cord strong suction and amazing air flow.Whit the rebuilt power nozzle grooms the carpet very well,the NOS original hose made huge improvement old hose was split.It has enviro care paper bag and new cloth bag and filter suction is wow.I also repainted the vacuum last summer not original or perfect but looks alot better.My grand ma had one (rip) .And now i have my own i love my Compact C9 i only wish my power nozzle label was blue instead of gold but thats a minor detail.Also i have many different floor tool and attachments for my Compact C9 i have the original floor tool crevice tool upholstery tool and other floor tool that fits depending on the job i switch it up .

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Post# 390878 , Reply# 1   4/22/2018 at 02:44 by fantomfan57 (Central Texas)        
Antoine...

I still love that color on the motor, so rich and glossy. What was the brand and name of the color on the paint container?

I actually like the gold on the PN. But if you are dead set about the color, Maybe you can do some careful painters taping and block out a part of the gold label, paint the remaining areas blue and let the gold be the accent color leaving the section with the script/wording, gold.


Post# 390891 , Reply# 2   4/22/2018 at 15:49 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
Thanks!

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It was enamel blue i think 2 coast and i sanded the body smooth and put 2 coats of paint and bake the paint in the shed on a hott summer day i pout the main unit in the shed closed the door and baked the paint on 3 hours later she was dry and glossy im thinking of painting the label blue leave the word compact turbo brush on it and add gold label like you said . Thanks

Post# 390914 , Reply# 3   4/23/2018 at 02:00 by fantomfan57 (Central Texas)        
Best of luck...

...with the project. Take before & after photos. I would like to see how it all comes out.

Post# 390938 , Reply# 4   4/24/2018 at 00:27 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
Well see

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I will in summer time i plan on masking the power head and lettering painting the label the same shade of blue or close to it and keeping the gold label and contour blue well see if not il just make do and keep it gold im not sure yet.

Post# 391003 , Reply# 5   4/24/2018 at 23:51 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
finaly

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Took many years but i finally got the exhaust cap to stay on my Compact C9 now she looks the part .

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