Thread Number: 12616
Hoover 1960 to today
[Down to Last]

Vacuumland's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items --- [As an eBay Partner, eBay may compensate vacuumland.org if you make a purchase using any link to eBay on this page]
Post# 134929   5/1/2011 at 18:06 (4,689 days old) by luxflairguy (Wilmington, NC)        

After the convertible, what are your top 4 choices of Hoover machines that helped usher in the modern age of vacuums. Don't limit yourself to just uprights!

Post# 134930 , Reply# 1   5/1/2011 at 18:27 (4,689 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

kirbyclassiciii's profile picture
1963 - Dial-A-Matic
1970 - Swingette (later Portapower)
1978 - Concept One (and 1983's Concept Two)
1982 - Spirit

~Ben


Post# 134955 , Reply# 2   5/1/2011 at 21:14 (4,688 days old) by bagintheback (Flagstaff, Arizona)        

bagintheback's profile picture
Hoover invented the clean air uprights with a Dial-A-Matic, so that is the first. A-Bag Convertibles I think was the start of true top-fill bags. The Elite was very influential on the vacuum market. I think the Windtunnel really bought the clean-air upright to today's level.

Post# 134964 , Reply# 3   5/1/2011 at 21:38 (4,688 days old) by constellation86 (Roy, UT)        

What about the electronic canister? Didn't Hoover have the first electronic vacuum?

Post# 134975 , Reply# 4   5/1/2011 at 21:55 (4,688 days old) by vac_whisperer ()        

Ooooh, hard one. 1968 Mustard yellow Portable!

VW


Post# 136533 , Reply# 5   5/14/2011 at 11:42 (4,676 days old) by super-sweeper (KSSRC Refurbishment Center)        
top 4

super-sweeper's profile picture
1.dial-A-matic,first ever clean air upright.

2.portapower, Hoover's first clean air hand vac?(correct me if i'm wrong).

3.top-fill convertible.

4.elite,america's most popular vacuum back then.



Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

Woops, Time to Check the Bag!!!
Either you need to change your vacuum bag or you forgot to LOG-IN?

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy