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Post# 152436   9/21/2011 at 16:16 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

Well I dont know if you guys remember but a couple months ago I created a post of a Singer Twin Fan upright that I was gonna restore. well I finally finished and here are the pics for all of you to enjoy!(: so I hope you like them tell me what you think!

Trevor

PS: Heres the before pics link-- www.vacuumland.org/cgi-bin/TD/TD-...


Post# 152437 , Reply# 1   9/21/2011 at 16:18 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

pic 2

Post# 152438 , Reply# 2   9/21/2011 at 16:19 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

pic 3

Post# 152439 , Reply# 3   9/21/2011 at 16:20 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

pic 4

Post# 152443 , Reply# 4   9/21/2011 at 17:03 (4,544 days old) by singingrainbow (Texas)        
NICE!!!

Now that is one nice twin fan!
Scott


Post# 152448 , Reply# 5   9/21/2011 at 17:51 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

Thank you!

Trevor


Post# 152455 , Reply# 6   9/21/2011 at 18:55 (4,544 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

Great job, Trevor!  That cleaned up really well.  How does it perform?

 

Neil


Post# 152457 , Reply# 7   9/21/2011 at 19:16 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        
Neil,

Its a greatt cleaner. I cant say its the quitest but it definatley gets the job done!

Trevor


Post# 152458 , Reply# 8   9/21/2011 at 19:51 (4,544 days old) by vac_whisperer ()        

You did a mighty fine job on that resto!

Restorations are like potato chips. One just is never enough!


Post# 152464 , Reply# 9   9/21/2011 at 20:12 (4,544 days old) by vacumaniac ()        

Nice work Trevor!!!

Post# 152467 , Reply# 10   9/21/2011 at 20:18 (4,544 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        

Thanks everyone!

Trevor


Post# 152537 , Reply# 11   9/22/2011 at 10:00 (4,543 days old) by vacu-finder ()        

I had a heck of a time getting the Bottom plate back on Flush and flat. The right bearing had to be put on slightly skewed, like pushed towards inside to make the bottom plate fit properly.
Ever had that problem..?


Post# 152554 , Reply# 12   9/22/2011 at 17:08 (4,543 days old) by LongLiveKirbys (Minneapolis)        
Yes!

All of the singers ive worked on have had that problem. i think it was a design flaw. now i just automatically think to skew the brushroll when i put it in.

Post# 152559 , Reply# 13   9/22/2011 at 17:25 (4,543 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

Nice Singer vac :)

I had one like that before; too bad I had to let it go when I moved :(

The SHEER PAIN of moving from one house to another!


Post# 152562 , Reply# 14   9/22/2011 at 17:34 (4,543 days old) by vacu-finder ()        

thanks for the info...!

what year you figure your Twin fan is LongLiveKirbys..?
I think mine is '64 to '68


Post# 152568 , Reply# 15   9/22/2011 at 18:10 (4,543 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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Great job, Trevor. It looks better than new. JL


Post# 152575 , Reply# 16   9/22/2011 at 19:32 (4,543 days old) by 1926700 ()        
Vacu finder.....

his was made long after that...those were sold here in Kansas in the mid 80's at a dollar mart called Dollar General for $39.99....the were then what the bissel Powerforce is now.....as the low-line cheap machine...

 

that is one great find.....in such nice shape to....that is not a common version...the more common is the bigger bagged model with the headlight...that was sightly more expensive and deluxe....,



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