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one of my 28(s) and matching polisher
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Post# 123606   2/1/2011 at 14:50 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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they are in great shape for their age

Post# 123607 , Reply# 1   2/1/2011 at 14:51 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
up close and

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personal

Post# 123608 , Reply# 2   2/1/2011 at 14:54 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
a few other

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oldies but goodies

Post# 123610 , Reply# 3   2/1/2011 at 14:57 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
storage rooms during demolition

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kinda lke a little vault. There are loads of models... play "I spy with my little eye".

Post# 123611 , Reply# 4   2/1/2011 at 14:59 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
a few

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more

Post# 123612 , Reply# 5   2/1/2011 at 15:00 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
other

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finds

Post# 123613 , Reply# 6   2/1/2011 at 15:02 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
even a

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carpet sweeper

Post# 123635 , Reply# 7   2/1/2011 at 15:58 (4,776 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
I can't believe I'm surviving

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like this. It is "nervewracking, to say the least.They all know, if I had a family living here, we wouldn't be able to stay in it.

Post# 123655 , Reply# 8   2/1/2011 at 17:49 (4,776 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        
A museum

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Once the renovations are finished you can open the house as a museum... but you'll need to move to another house. But it would be worth it. I just love your collection.
Justin


Post# 123681 , Reply# 9   2/1/2011 at 19:20 (4,776 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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Fabulous, John! I can't believe that you have a Model 475 with a lazy front bumper, too. It MUST'VE been some kind of a rubber defect. I like that polisher, too. I think they were called "Guardian"?


Post# 124209 , Reply# 10   2/6/2011 at 20:19 (4,771 days old) by midcenturymike ()        
re: The polisher

I just waxed the flooring in my flat, and afterward tried removing the brushes to clean them. I forgot how much of a pain this can be on these machines. Oh! Could they have come up with a more frustrating mechanism than that spring loaded ball bearing, that requires about 3 sets of hands to pry loose once its corroded?
That is the only major downside to this model for me. I have several, and they have all been die-hard performers for years. How cool is it to have a floor polisher with a light on the front?


Post# 124217 , Reply# 11   2/6/2011 at 21:12 (4,771 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
and....

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a switch in the handle.. just like the vacuum.Nobody thought about how potentially dangerous that could have been. Built like a tank, though.


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