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Post# 113259   11/2/2010 at 15:01 (3,269 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        

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today i got a cleaner I have been looking for, for over 15 years. This cleaner was made in the late seventies early eighties. This is a dutch brand called Holland Electro. In the usa thehad i think one model called arrow electro.

The cleaner was the dutch answer to Nilfisk. The problem was it was to expensive, for the dutch buyer, and the Nilfisk was a to big success for a honest competition.
The result was that Holland Electro counted their losses and stopt producing it after almost a year.

I knew of its existence together with 2 other dutch collectors, but none of us had seen one for real before. A visitor of my web site did read the wanted section on my site, and wrote to me that he had one in the garage. I could have it, but only in exchange because he needed a cleaner in the garage.

end of the matter I traded it for a Nilfisk ;-))





Post# 113260 , Reply# 1   11/2/2010 at 15:03 (3,269 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        
second

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second

Post# 113281 , Reply# 2   11/2/2010 at 18:57 (3,268 days old) by joe22 ()        

it looks like the low end proteam canister they used to sell several years ago

like the look of the floor tool and btw CONGRATS


Post# 113345 , Reply# 3   11/3/2010 at 02:35 (3,268 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        
trio nozzle

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Thanxx joe. The nozzle is called the trio nozzle. It has 3 functions in one tool. This to was made very shortly.


Post# 113358 , Reply# 4   11/3/2010 at 06:59 (3,268 days old) by countryguy (Astorville, ON, Canada)        

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Trio nozzle - 3 functions in 1 tool? Rug, floor and what is the 3rd function?

Gary


Post# 113381 , Reply# 5   11/3/2010 at 13:39 (3,268 days old) by rickenbacker ()        

Thats a very handsome vac Edgar! I love a tub vac, I can sort of see someone using it in a shop or something, it looks very commercial. I also love to hear storys like that one, always very interesting lol


Charlie


Post# 113603 , Reply# 6   11/5/2010 at 17:24 (3,266 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        
pick up

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The third function is a thread pick up. on the side of the carpet glides is a construction to pick up the hair from your pet or to get the wool of the rug get up straight.

Post# 117246 , Reply# 7   12/6/2010 at 10:10 (3,235 days old) by kirbyvacuum (Long Island New York)        
Wondering let me no if you can

Hi all any one no what the final bitwas for the 505 Kirby that was on E-Bay yesterday .Doug

Post# 117250 , Reply# 8   12/6/2010 at 10:36 (3,235 days old) by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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Nice looking machine, love the floor too.




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