Thread Number: 13273
1972 Shop Vac mdl 600
[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# 141312   6/28/2011 at 16:49 (4,624 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

OMG! I can't believe the price of this vintage Shop Vac! I don't know if it has all the tools; but it looks like mine.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO floor-a-matic's LINK on eBay


Post# 141314 , Reply# 1   6/28/2011 at 17:34 (4,623 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        
My 1980 Shop Vac

Here w/box; all original 1 1/4" diameter tools but the hose is cracked.

Post# 141411 , Reply# 2   6/29/2011 at 06:05 (4,623 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        
I Also See a Royal 606 in the Background...

kirbyclassiciii's profile picture
Would you please read what it says on the nameplate, that is, if you still have it?

~Ben


Post# 141413 , Reply# 3   6/29/2011 at 06:43 (4,623 days old) by KirbyLover (Louisville Kentucky )        

Wow shop-vacs were weird looking back then! Were they able to take the same kind of abuse? I have a 60L 6hp at home (bought last year) does all the tasks I throw at it, including hooking it up to powertools as a dust collector!

Post# 141524 , Reply# 4   6/30/2011 at 04:13 (4,622 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Yes-those older Shop Vacs could take abuse--at one workplace I was at one like the one shown was being used as a dust catcher for a band saw-the tank and filter were PACKED-emptied the drum and cleaned the filter-then worked good as new!What was bad-both wood and metal sawdust in the drum-lucky a fire didn't result-that could happen if wood and metal sawdust mixed together.

Post# 141703 , Reply# 5   7/1/2011 at 16:18 (4,621 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        
Vacs in background

Kirby Classic 1CR
Bissell Big Green Powerbrush 1680
Hoover Quik Broom S2009
Royal 606? vacuum

They're at my vacation home, which I haven't been there in a while. My dad still lives there; & the vacs too.



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