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Gone Polishing Crazy
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Post# 119903   1/1/2011 at 22:23 (4,807 days old) by Northwesty (Renton, WA)        

well, I thought I would throw this in here as a incentive for anyone who is considering trying to shine up his or her vintage appliances. This floor polisher was in the free pile at a garage sale here about 6 months ago. I have passed on a few of these but this one had the Buffing pads and the price was right. We use this all the time to clean the old linoleum floor and polish it up with floor wax. It was tan colored with the paint peeling off, and the other guy had rattle canned it with green paint. I stripped that off the day I got it home. The sticker was no good so it went too and I can't remember the make.

Post# 119905 , Reply# 1   1/1/2011 at 22:25 (4,807 days old) by Northwesty (Renton, WA)        
Better than new (?)

Well I had some time to kill today so it decided to give it the spa treatment. It is an asset to the Kitchen now. thanks for looking

Brian


Post# 119909 , Reply# 2   1/1/2011 at 22:30 (4,807 days old) by Kirbyotronic ()        

Whoah. That looks amazing!

It looks like a Regina to me, I have two of them from around the same time period, both are a metallic turquoise, one has a dispensing tank and in almost new condition (can't remember how much I paid, wasn't more than $10 or so), other one is in poor shape but was only a dollar. I bought them at the Salvation Army in downtown Renton.


Post# 119928 , Reply# 3   1/1/2011 at 23:39 (4,806 days old) by westingman123 ()        

Definitely Regina.

Post# 119938 , Reply# 4   1/2/2011 at 01:21 (4,806 days old) by uprightman ()        
Well, it's a GOOD kind of CRAZY!

NOW take it back and show the man from the garage sale what he's missing! Rattle-canned, indeed!

I agree that it looks like a Regina. I have a turquoise model that is a Regina and the base and the fluid container look VERY similar.


Post# 119971 , Reply# 5   1/2/2011 at 08:03 (4,806 days old) by Crevicetool (GA )        

Rattle-canned. I've never heard that term. I like it. I would agree with most here that it is probably a Regina....

I'm detecting some vintage appliances in the background - your profile says "lots" under appliances....

Have you perhaps seen our sister site AW.org?

Rick


Post# 119984 , Reply# 6   1/2/2011 at 10:00 (4,806 days old) by jodan3399 (Brownsville, PA)        

Looks beautiful! You did a great job on it.

Post# 120002 , Reply# 7   1/2/2011 at 13:48 (4,806 days old) by moderncleveland (Cleveland)        

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Beautiful floor! It's linoleum? Vintage or new?


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