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Post# 134146   4/26/2011 at 01:47 (4,689 days old) by klectrolux ()        

I purchased this off eBay at Christmas time, it sat on eBay for a couple of months and I got tired of seeing it there, and just splurged and bought it for myself for Christmas!

Alas, here it is. Its a Eureka 1746B. I need to find a new hose and a floor brush, but aside from that, the machine works perfectly, and is very powerful. It cleaned up really nice. All I have done it put a new belt in, and changed the brushroll from a wooden VGII to the stainless steel VGII, and I had to add a plastic spacer to the foot pedal as it wouldn't catch the switch. I found a black hose on eBay, my vac shop doesn't have a white hose or white floor brush.

It takes B bags, and the wheels are rear mounted, not on the side. I heard that could be rare, I don't know too much about these machines. All in all, an excellent machine, and very powerful! Enjoy!


Post# 134211 , Reply# 1   4/26/2011 at 17:05 (4,688 days old) by jfalberti (Visalia, CA)        
Hey Kevin

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I found this on eBay.  Don't know if it helps.

 

Joe



CLICK HERE TO GO TO jfalberti's LINK on eBay

Post# 134214 , Reply# 2   4/26/2011 at 17:39 (4,688 days old) by klectrolux ()        

Excellent! Thanks for the link Joe, good to find this, now I dont have to look at duct tape anymore!

Post# 134449 , Reply# 3   4/28/2011 at 01:30 (4,687 days old) by thekiz (Oklahoma City)        
Eureka Hose --N-- Stuff

Kevin,I may have the original hose you are looking for, also the curved wand and bare floor nozzle, straight suction carpet nozzle, (upper-model [SP]?) dusting brush and upholstery tool. I must first go and take a look-see through my storage building as I can't remembrancely recall my own name much less sucker-parts I've not seen in three plus years! Anyhoo, if those items are there they were in perfect order and you are most welcome too them. I don't know about shipping cost as your countryman David posts that sending things between Canada and the U.S. can be a drain on our limited budgets. Kevin I will go look in the storage Friday to see what I have. Hope I can help you and please feel free to e-mail me, the info is in my profile. Russ HUMPH!!! Brazilan wax you say, and all these years I've used CARNAUBA! Maybe that's what's wrong!


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