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How to date an Oreck?
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Post# 47621   7/31/2008 at 17:03 (3,611 days old) by funvacfan (Canada)        

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I picked up an Oreck 9100C today and I'm wondering it's age. Any ideas?


Post# 47623 , Reply# 1   7/31/2008 at 17:56 (3,611 days old) by ohio_tuec ()        

Only Orecks produced from 1997-on have date codes. This was right when Bissell stopped making vacuums for Oreck, and Oreck bought the old Regina plant in Mississippi. Since the 9100C was only produced for a short time after the date code was introduced, my guess is yours doesn't have one. If it does, a number like 97320 would indicate it was manufactured the 320th day of 1997. Look at the sticker on the back of the machine. Earlier machines (1988-on) had 3.2 amp motors. They switched to 4 amps in the mid-1990's. Hope this helps.

- Karl

Post# 47629 , Reply# 2   7/31/2008 at 18:11 (3,611 days old) by charles~richard ()        

How to date an Oreck:

1. Shyly ask for her phone number.

2. Wait two days, call, ask her if she wants to go to dinner and a movie.

3. Show up with flowers and a box of candy.

4. Go to dinner at a fancy restaurant, catch the latest movie.

5. Drive her home, no hanky-panky on the first date, just a light kiss goodnight on the cheek.

Post# 47630 , Reply# 3   7/31/2008 at 18:40 (3,611 days old) by lux1521 ()        

Wow - Good one Charles! Excellent!

Post# 47633 , Reply# 4   7/31/2008 at 20:05 (3,611 days old) by normvac (COLUMBUS, OHIO)        

Charles, way too funny !!! Guess that's how you'd date a some what popular southern women! LOL !

Post# 47639 , Reply# 5   7/31/2008 at 20:35 (3,611 days old) by vacuumfreeeke (Orlando, FL)        
what if

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Your Oreck is a gay male?

Shake his cord... don't even ask for last name... just make sure theres a bag in place before eloping to the broom closet!

Post# 47712 , Reply# 6   8/1/2008 at 18:04 (3,610 days old) by funvacfan (Canada)        
Very witty boys...

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Mine is from before the date codes, so pre '97. Thanks for your help.


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