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Steel wheel Apex canister..
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Post# 134688   4/29/2011 at 20:43 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        

Yes...thats right, it has STEEL ball bearings for wheels..

Post# 134689 , Reply# 1   4/29/2011 at 20:44 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
And...

Here they are!

Post# 134690 , Reply# 2   4/29/2011 at 20:45 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
I believe..

This is Apex's first canister, they made a similar machine for Wards, which I would love to find.

Post# 134691 , Reply# 3   4/29/2011 at 20:46 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
Belden plug,

And cord clip.

Post# 134692 , Reply# 4   4/29/2011 at 20:48 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
Steel Wheels...

A unique idea that works well, but is very noisy, the wheels are set in a ball bearing race, and when you move it it sounds like a bunch of bb s rolling around!!

Post# 134693 , Reply# 5   4/29/2011 at 20:52 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
Date..

4250 Lamb motor dated 1952, the Strato was not introduced until 1953, the motor in it is unique , and was only used in the Strato Cleaner, all other Apexes, tanks, Dyno Cleaner and Aero Cleaner, used the Lamb motor.

Post# 134700 , Reply# 6   4/29/2011 at 21:14 (4,682 days old) by Crevicetool (GA )        

OH how cool! The webbed paint was used on a lot of Apex's machines for a long while wasn't it?

The wheels may be noisy, but they would go in any direction!


Nice Hans.....


Rick


Post# 134701 , Reply# 7   4/29/2011 at 21:15 (4,682 days old) by kenkart ()        
Webbed Paint!

Yes, in red or blue, about all the 40s uprights are painted with it.

Post# 134734 , Reply# 8   4/30/2011 at 01:03 (4,682 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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Nice, Hans!


Post# 134735 , Reply# 9   4/30/2011 at 01:08 (4,682 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

KOOL!!


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