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Post# 124205   2/6/2011 at 19:56 (4,763 days old) by 1971ss15 ()        

I got this from the Goodwill outlet store for 5.50. Its in great shape,minus a few little hood scratches and has its original metal fan and vibra groomer I and the 3.5 amp pancake motor.Love the hood style!!Then we went to another thrift store and i got a Hoover portable and a Kirby g-5 for FREE!They know i'm a collector. And i'm thinking this might be a rarity because of the little bumper holders in the back.(see pic.)

Post# 124206 , Reply# 1   2/6/2011 at 19:57 (4,763 days old) by 1971ss15 ()        
fan shot

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Post# 124207 , Reply# 2   2/6/2011 at 19:59 (4,763 days old) by 1971ss15 ()        
Underside

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Post# 124230 , Reply# 3   2/6/2011 at 22:45 (4,763 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        
*Sigh* .....'tis indeed a thing of beauty Garrett....

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I think all the 1974 Series 2000 Vibra Groomer vacs (2083, 2073, 2043, 2015) had those rear bumper clips. I remember that our 2083 golden Cordaway Rugulator upright had those clips too.

I can see that this model also has the two decals which say "Edge Kleener" on the hood! That's an indicator that this is the newer version of the 2012 - they added little dents on the sides of the underside brush roll cover so that they could market the vacs' "edge cleaning" ability. "Edge Kleener" dents were introduced in 1974 and the model numbers were moved up one digit to reflect the upgrade (eg 2082 became 2083, 2042 became 2043, etc.). If you don't see the dents, you don't have the original Edge Kleener brush cover.


Post# 124232 , Reply# 4   2/6/2011 at 22:48 (4,763 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        
Addendum....

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Your model tag plate on the underside also says "The Eureka Company" not "Eureka Williams", which again points to a post 1974 date of manufacture because Sweden's Electrolux bought Eureka in 1974 and changed the company's name.

Post# 124233 , Reply# 5   2/6/2011 at 22:57 (4,763 days old) by 1971ss15 ()        
Thanks Eureka prince!!

Yep its got those dents!I really love the style of hood and color of the base!!On the little nub on the bottom it indicates 1976!

Post# 124248 , Reply# 6   2/7/2011 at 07:00 (4,762 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Aha! 1976 - cool.......that's enough time for a 1973 Model 2012 to "upgrade" to 2015!

You know, it's the same year our family bought a lower end budget Dial-A-Nap upright in Florida. It had no Vibra Groomer, just regular wood Disturbulator with red platic beater bars, and probably a weaker motor, and not the same hood - just the classic Eureka hood design with cooling vents on top. It had the exact same colouring though(orange and beige), with the identical bag. Both models also had the same two-piece metal handle with plastic cord clips and identical Dial-A-Nap panel!

Enjoy your toy Garrett!


Post# 124252 , Reply# 7   2/7/2011 at 08:13 (4,762 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

Looks a lot like the pre-Sanitaire vacs we had here in the UK, the Electrolux C12 and C16, the only difference being the brushroll and the bag, cos they had red bags that said "Professional" on them... :)

Belt looks a tad chewed up in the 2nd pic, but that's easy to replace... :)


Post# 125325 , Reply# 8   2/18/2011 at 00:22 (4,751 days old) by animebsd ()        
nice

haha i told you there was a 3.5 amp pancake motor. this machine is mechanically identical to the 2042. mine has the rear bumper clips also

Post# 125340 , Reply# 9   2/18/2011 at 08:42 (4,751 days old) by Ohio_Tuec ()        
Eureka 2015

Nice machine! So was this Eureka's economy model at the time?

- Karl


Post# 125342 , Reply# 10   2/18/2011 at 08:52 (4,751 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Karl - I don't think this was the lowest of the line at the time. One step down would be a 1400 series model without the VibraGroomer (just a regular wooden Disturbulator brush roll with red plastic beater bars.) The hood shape would have the standard 1400 classic three level hood profile and a thinner bumper. Everything else would be the same, methinks.

Post# 126389 , Reply# 11   3/1/2011 at 22:08 (4,740 days old) by TheBoss (South Bay Los Angeles )        

Looks great, but to me it looks like the Belt needs to be replaced.


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