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New cord for my Hoover 28
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Post# 161743   12/11/2011 at 13:42 (4,465 days old) by Northwesty (Renton, WA)        

Well, I was inspired to go through the effort of changing the white cord on my Hoover 28, by a recent thread here where a member had done a similar thing. I was able to track down a more recent but brown cord that fit fine. It is a little lighter brown than the origial would have been but I think it looks much better.

Here it is with that white cord...


Post# 161744 , Reply# 1   12/11/2011 at 13:44 (4,465 days old) by Northwesty (Renton, WA)        
Here it is with the new brown cord

BTW I thought I would clean up the white cord which I saved for perhaps a future restoration. Boy, I must have scrubbed that thing for a half hour with soft scrub with bleach to get it to look okay. Not so hot on white cords...

Thanks for looking


Post# 161745 , Reply# 2   12/11/2011 at 13:52 (4,465 days old) by Brandon_W_T ()        

Very nice model 28 there! One of my favorite hoovers.

Post# 161763 , Reply# 3   12/11/2011 at 15:27 (4,465 days old) by vacuumfreak (Ontario, Canada)        

Looks great!

Daniel :)


Post# 161866 , Reply# 4   12/12/2011 at 17:17 (4,464 days old) by akabent (LEFT Coast)        
28 cord

Nice!! That is a major upgrade for sure. It looks great and appears to be Genuine (Gen-yine!) Hoover! Nice machine, too; one of my favorites as well.
Rick B


Post# 161875 , Reply# 5   12/12/2011 at 19:27 (4,464 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
One Of My Favorite Hoovers, Too!

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And it looks so much better with a brown cord!
Jeff


Post# 161882 , Reply# 6   12/12/2011 at 20:07 (4,464 days old) by aeoliandave (Stratford Ontario Canada)        

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"scrubbed that thing for a half hour with soft scrub with bleach to get it to look okay. Not so hot on white cords..."

 

Try a wetted Mr Clean Magic Eraser on that (and any) cord - you'll be amazed at how white it gets. Plan on sacrificing one sponge to the cord but after that you'll use Magic Eraser on all rubber parts for schmutz-removal. :-)

 

Dave


Post# 161886 , Reply# 7   12/12/2011 at 20:52 (4,464 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

I've found that if I take the cord completely off of the cleaner,  and coil it up -- then let it soak for about a half hour in a bucket of HOT water, with about a quarter cup of bleach, that really loosens the grime.  Then I wipe it down really well, attack the plug with an old toothbrush, and rinse everything off really well -- it works quite nicely.  Just have to be careful when playing with the bleach.  And of course I let it dry out for a good day or two before reinstalling in the machine. 

 

Fred


Post# 161992 , Reply# 8   12/13/2011 at 18:57 (4,463 days old) by pinkge (Indianapolis,Indiana)        
Favorite...

Hoover 28.Looks really nice.Enjoy it.Michael


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