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Behold! My New PN-1!
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Post# 112816   10/28/2010 at 20:02 (3,273 days old) by mercuryman ()        

I received this Electrolux PN-1 today in the mail. It is an eBay find, and it is in terrific shape for its age. I hooked it up to my Model L to give it a "test drive", and it works perfectly!

Electrolux PNs are rather noisy, though...in fact, the sound of this drowns out the sound of the vacuum motor.

Here are pics:





Post# 112817 , Reply# 1   10/28/2010 at 20:02 (3,273 days old) by mercuryman ()        
The Brushroll Side

The view of the underside:

Post# 112818 , Reply# 2   10/28/2010 at 20:05 (3,273 days old) by mercuryman ()        
Whoops!

I just realized I posted this on the Contemporary Forum. My apologies for not posting it in the Vintage forum!

Post# 112820 , Reply# 3   10/28/2010 at 20:15 (3,273 days old) by compactelectra (Rancho Mirage, CA - New home of the Obamas)        
Yep Brian

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You posted to the wrong forum. We won't hold that against you. Beautiful power nozzle. One of my favorites. And you are correct, they are noisy. I remember thinking that there was something wrong with my first one, but that's how they work.

Fred


Post# 112821 , Reply# 4   10/28/2010 at 20:28 (3,273 days old) by sireluxomatic ()        

Very nice find. Mine is identical to yours except the cord and roller are pale blue (same as the blue G). I believe this is an early example of the Model G PN I, but I'm not sure.

You're right about the noise. When I use the PN I with the G, which is not that often, I keep unplugging it to make sure the canister is still running :)


Post# 113177 , Reply# 5   11/1/2010 at 18:35 (3,269 days old) by mercuryman ()        
Thanks

Thanks Rick, that's actually the best price I could find on that hose. I went ahead and ordered one. :-)

Post# 113388 , Reply# 6   11/3/2010 at 16:22 (3,267 days old) by kirbyduh (Louisville, Kentucky)        
This link..

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may tell more about the power nozzles. LOVE Vodhin's Friendly Vacuum Accessories :)

CLICK HERE TO GO TO kirbyduh's LINK


Post# 113540 , Reply# 7   11/4/2010 at 22:36 (3,266 days old) by sireluxomatic ()        
Hmmph

Re: Vodhin's Friendly Vacuum Accessories. I sent a picture of the PN III in response to the query on the website, and got, as Genesis would say, "No Reply at All", so I'm not very enthused about Vodhin :)




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