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Post# 165032   1/7/2012 at 15:44 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        

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Hey guys, I really like this vacuum! I bought it for 35 off craigslist!




Post# 165034 , Reply# 1   1/7/2012 at 15:45 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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11 amp

Post# 165035 , Reply# 2   1/7/2012 at 15:47 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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The filter does'nt seem to want to click in place like it should though!

Post# 165036 , Reply# 3   1/7/2012 at 15:48 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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Clip without the filter in place!

Post# 165037 , Reply# 4   1/7/2012 at 15:51 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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The whole vacuum, sorry for the bluriness!

Post# 165039 , Reply# 5   1/7/2012 at 15:52 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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Ratings sticker and Serial Number

Post# 165040 , Reply# 6   1/7/2012 at 15:54 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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A bunch of warnings, the reset button, and a wierd number?!

Post# 165041 , Reply# 7   1/7/2012 at 15:56 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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The inner cyclones, and the bin!

Post# 165042 , Reply# 8   1/7/2012 at 15:58 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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The power and Squeeze'n'Go handle release button

Post# 165043 , Reply# 9   1/7/2012 at 15:59 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Hope you guys...

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liked the pictures! A video to some SOON, as i'm having major issues uploading.

Post# 165044 , Reply# 10   1/7/2012 at 16:01 (3,004 days old) by FantomVacuumFan (St.Petersburg, Florida)        
Very nice!

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Very nice Fantom! Consider yourself luckey! :)

Post# 165045 , Reply# 11   1/7/2012 at 16:10 (3,004 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
:)

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Thanks!

Post# 165046 , Reply# 12   1/7/2012 at 16:42 (3,004 days old) by RainbowD4C (Saint Joseph, Michigan )        

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Thats funny. I remember those. My mom had one that my Grandma bought for her. It was a good machine and it lasted my mom a while (considering my mom is hell on vacuums) but the only problem is and my best friend had the same problem with hers was that if something broke on it it was virtually impossible to find parts and fix.

Post# 165051 , Reply# 13   1/7/2012 at 17:49 (3,004 days old) by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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Nice. I didn't realize they had a Consumer's Digest sticker originally. I really liked these when they came out and thought seeing the dirt spin was fun. I only recall one person who had one, a neighbor of mine. I haven't really seen any others other than when they were at Kmart back then. I did see a Fantom Fury at Habitat Re-Store a few years ago though.

Post# 165073 , Reply# 14   1/7/2012 at 21:37 (3,004 days old) by chyvan ()        

Just a caution: There is an o-ring on the top of the removeable canister. While you might notice it falling into the trash while emptying, another household member who doesn't have the same love of vacuums might not. Therefore, don't let anyone else use the vacuum but you.

My friend has one, and she knew it would fall off, but her husband didn't. Anyway, she has it taped up now, and has never been able to find a suitable replacement for the o-ring.

If anyone else has had this problem, do you know of a substitute from a different brand that works?


Post# 165157 , Reply# 15   1/8/2012 at 14:56 (3,003 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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@RainbowD4C True, but remember, eBay's youre best friend!

@fan-of-fans :) They will definatly be worth a pretty penny one day!

@chyvan Thanks! I actually almost lost it!





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