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Todays POD - GE cannister
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Post# 161389   12/7/2011 at 06:49 (4,469 days old) by countryguy (Astorville, ON, Canada)        

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I've not seen many (if any) of these vacs for sale on Ebay, etc. Does any one own one? Were they not a popular vac? If not, why not? price? performance?



Post# 161392 , Reply# 1   12/7/2011 at 07:33 (4,469 days old) by kenkart ()        
I once..

Had one, and wish I had it back, it is the same motor as any 60s GE, a good, feature packed vacuum.

Post# 161408 , Reply# 2   12/7/2011 at 09:54 (4,469 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
GE pod

These may be rare because the "popular" vac continued to be the swivel top with several models starting at low prices.Most will be cream/tan with later ones in yellow/green.They had standard and deluxe versions starting with no tool tray and then adding suction control,tool tray,cordwinder,etc.The lever on side releases top half which lifts off.I had only 1 bag customer in many years for my very limited supply compared to dozens of swivel top customers.

Post# 161417 , Reply# 3   12/7/2011 at 11:48 (4,469 days old) by massagemiracle ()        

I remember seeing this vacuum in a local furniture store!

Post# 161419 , Reply# 4   12/7/2011 at 12:58 (4,469 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Love the top tool-caddy - so easy to store tools without the need to squeeze them onto special knobs, or into designated holes or slots. The boxy proportions of the vac bring the tools to a higher level so you don't have to stoop so much.

Wonder if the vac fit securely on stairs. I imagine it could not be stood on its back-side and needed to always have its wheels on the ground.

Such a nice design....

Post# 161467 , Reply# 5   12/8/2011 at 07:12 (4,468 days old) by kenkart ()        

Be stood on its back, but the tools of course would fall out!!

Post# 161623 , Reply# 6   12/10/2011 at 08:23 (4,466 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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I didn't know this one existed until I saw the catalogue that was posted on here, and then I ended up with one through a friend in the club. Really nice design.

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