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Post# 119361   12/27/2010 at 15:06 (3,447 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        

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hi, maybe you like it. seventies and eighties.


Post# 119363 , Reply# 1   12/27/2010 at 15:07 (3,447 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        

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Post# 119377 , Reply# 8   12/27/2010 at 16:34 (3,447 days old) by kenkart ()        
OH MY!!!

I have the Nilfisk, but other than the Singer have never even heard of the others! Wish some of those could be found here!

Post# 119378 , Reply# 9   12/27/2010 at 16:46 (3,447 days old) by vac-o-matic (Saint Louis, Mo.)        

The Excelsior 9000 bears a stiking resemblence to the old Whirlpool Imperial from the late 50's. Does anyone else see that?

Post# 119380 , Reply# 10   12/27/2010 at 17:38 (3,447 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        

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the excelsior 9000 is rare over here to. these are dutch cleaners, and had later on a small resemble with electrolux. it would be grate to find one even over here.

Post# 119381 , Reply# 11   12/27/2010 at 17:42 (3,447 days old) by funvacfan (Canada)        

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for posting these! Id like to find the Nilfisk with the powerhead! Very classic looking.


Post# 119385 , Reply# 12   12/27/2010 at 18:16 (3,447 days old) by Vacbear58 (Sutton In Ashfield & London)        

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We had a version of the 8020 here badged as a Kenwood, although perhaps an earlier version as the floor nozzle is different, and it has a braided hose. It sounds just like an Electrolux. It has the same unusual "ball" hose connector. I knew it was of Dutch origin, but good to see its "parantage"

I will post some pictures later

Post# 119386 , Reply# 13   12/27/2010 at 18:17 (3,447 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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"The Excelsior 9000 bears a stiking resemblence to the old Whirlpool Imperial from the late 50's. Does anyone else see that?"

I noticed it! I love the Excelsior 9000.

Post# 119398 , Reply# 14   12/27/2010 at 18:53 (3,447 days old) by joe22 ()        

i want them all...thanks for posting these

Post# 119427 , Reply# 15   12/27/2010 at 23:15 (3,447 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Does anyone here have any Royal vacuum brochures from the 1970s and 1980s? If so, then please upload them here... thank you.

~Ben (KirbyClassicIII)

Post# 119494 , Reply# 16   12/28/2010 at 14:25 (3,446 days old) by hooverbaby (Dalton in Furness, UK)        
just done a repair..

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on a Nilfisk very similar to that for someone at work. It turned out that the carbon brushes were worn/burned up but the motor was a sealed unit and the brushes didn't apprear to be available as a separate part. The machine had probably seen considerable use; anyway I managed to file down some suitable carbons off something else and solder on the leads through the brush springs. After some persistance shaping them and scratching the commutator surface through the brush guides, it worked a treat!


Post# 119510 , Reply# 17   12/28/2010 at 17:41 (3,446 days old) by BrianKirbyClass (Eudora Kansas)        

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I like the Nilfisk with the Power Nozzle, with the extra handle! That PN looks like a beast,,probablly need that extra handle to steer it!

Post# 119551 , Reply# 18   12/29/2010 at 07:10 (3,445 days old) by VacuumBoy1993 ()        
Wooooow! More brochure anyone? LOL...

Nice brochures Edgar, love the design of the old Excelsiors, I have a couple of Tornados that looks exatly to the Signal 8120 and the red&black one shown on the last page, just some very little differences.
I never know about the nilfisk PN, very cool!

Post# 119563 , Reply# 19   12/29/2010 at 10:23 (3,445 days old) by petek (Ontario)        

It does sort of resemble the WP's and Kenmores Alan.
The stick vac Rapier 650 is quite similar to the Electrolux Tri Vac as well.

Post# 119621 , Reply# 20   12/30/2010 at 00:41 (3,445 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Really like that Nilfisk "Silver Bullet" ad-and the aux handle on the powernozzle wand is interesting.The machine shown looks very much like the one a cleaning contractor left at my workplace-almost got it.It didn't have the powernozzle-just a hose,bare floor tool and wand.

Post# 119622 , Reply# 21   12/30/2010 at 01:39 (3,444 days old) by edgar (Belgium)        
nilfisk p/n

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The nilfisk p/n was only available for a short period of time. YOu needed a special power cord that had a splitter on the end were it goes in the machine. so it runs on a normal power that is supplied directly from your home instead of the machine. the steering part on the wand was an attachment for long people with back issues.


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