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Post# 177332   4/16/2012 at 21:42 (2,915 days old) by Davinator1977 ()        

here is mine




Post# 177373 , Reply# 1   4/17/2012 at 12:25 (2,914 days old) by kloveland (Tulsa, OK)        


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Iím a day late. However I would still like to participate. Iíve been using my newly acquired Convertible 69 and my Electrolux AF for my daily drivers. I purchased the 69 off of eBay from Mark Berger. Thanks Mark!

Hopefully I will get around to painting the handle.




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Post# 177375 , Reply# 2   4/17/2012 at 13:14 (2,914 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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My daily drivers today, funny I just about to start vacuuming when I sat down and saw this thread , dc40 & dc35 


Post# 177392 , Reply# 3   4/17/2012 at 16:17 (2,914 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        

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I have been using my Electro-Hygene 903. It's got enough power, having a 4.5 amp motor and uses Type B micro filtration bag. I replaced the outer bag from a Royal donner vac with a shot motor.
Justin


Post# 177405 , Reply# 4   4/17/2012 at 18:08 (2,914 days old) by sebo_fan (Scotland, UK, member AKA ukvacfan, & Nar2)        

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My daily driver this week is my all blue Sebo X1.1

Post# 177413 , Reply# 5   4/17/2012 at 20:22 (2,914 days old) by pr-21 (Middletown, OH)        
This week is

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Miele Venus


Bud Mattingly

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Post# 177429 , Reply# 6   4/17/2012 at 22:51 (2,913 days old) by Davinator1977 ()        

nice vacs guys we should post here everyday, I love seeing all these different vacs! here is my driver for today

Post# 177437 , Reply# 7   4/17/2012 at 23:19 (2,913 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Very nice Tri-Star there, Dave! Not everyday you see the red two-speed model.

Rob


Post# 177446 , Reply# 8   4/18/2012 at 00:11 (2,913 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

That red tristar looks familiar..... :P

Post# 177450 , Reply# 9   4/18/2012 at 00:51 (2,913 days old) by Blackheart (North Dakota)        
Mismatched

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But it works pretty well

Post# 177474 , Reply# 10   4/18/2012 at 06:34 (2,913 days old) by vacuumfreak (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)        

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Heres my driver for the day. My Hoover model 636.

Daniel :-)


Post# 177475 , Reply# 11   4/18/2012 at 08:37 (2,913 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

Today's cleaning is brought to you by Raw Power... :P

(The Tristar CXL and the Victor Europa 271)


Post# 177480 , Reply# 12   4/18/2012 at 09:35 (2,913 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        
Electrolux Grand Marquise

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Well, here is my daily driver I have been using for about a week now, my rebuilt Electrolux Grand Marquise w/PN-6. I haven't been able to stop using it since I got it! But then again, I guess we're all like that with a new vac in our collection.

Rob


Post# 177497 , Reply# 13   4/18/2012 at 13:55 (2,913 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
there are a few in this house

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MOST are vintage, however.

Post# 177498 , Reply# 14   4/18/2012 at 13:57 (2,913 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
I do like

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this, too

Post# 177510 , Reply# 15   4/18/2012 at 16:04 (2,913 days old) by raycarter (Taylor, Michigan)        
Great minds think alike!

I also have that same model, the Hoover C1631, with the 4-brush carpet groomer agitator. Ten years old and still going strong!

Post# 177513 , Reply# 16   4/18/2012 at 16:39 (2,913 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
daily drivers

All very nice.Kloveland shows something that I have come to believe.That is,for most of what is now the last century if someone had a Hoover upright and Electrolux tank they could clean any house in America.Maybe with a Hoover 541 & Elux XII or mo28 & moXXX or mo63 & Automatic E or Convertble & mo G or Dial-a-Matic &1205.Hoover and Electrolux were both available and affordable to most households in US.Parts and service were easily found.There were of course other good vacs but in some ways they they could not match Hoover & Electrolux.Lewyt,for example was available for a much shorter time.Companies such as Apex may not have had the dealer network and service centers and so on.Anyone else using Hoover-Electrolux pairs?

Post# 177521 , Reply# 17   4/18/2012 at 17:49 (2,913 days old) by swiveltop (Galveston, TX)        

Nice machines everyone, esp. like that Ultralux and Kenny's Hoover Lux combo, before I started collecting I always had a Kirby and Electrolux as my only machines, Here is my mismatched Rainbow D4, The hose and powernozzle are from a D3,They used a much more user friendly powernozzle setup,you can disconnect it at the hose end,The Rainbow powernozzle was never used and the P/N motor has a bad bearing,but I prefer using the Kenmore P/N's,they seem to groom better.

Post# 177538 , Reply# 18   4/18/2012 at 22:28 (2,913 days old) by timey ()        
late to the party, as ever....

Lately I've been using the right hand one of these two... the left hand one has now had it's original v.2 bellows etc restored and is sitting prettily in a corner...

Post# 177549 , Reply# 19   4/18/2012 at 23:05 (2,912 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Right now i'm useing my Rainbow D4C SE Pro edition and Hyla NST

Post# 177573 , Reply# 20   4/19/2012 at 06:01 (2,912 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Daily drivers-several for me---uprights,Kirby Sentria,Royal metals(don't have the mod# in mind now),Sanitaire SC883,Powerflite 24" widesweep-one pass down my hallway--DONE.
Canisters,new Meile Red Velvet,New Eureka Might Mite,NSS M1.Tornado Task Force Ext filter-cleans up after the "shredder".Sorry no pictures-no camera-and the computer I am using has no provisions to download from a camera.


Post# 177690 , Reply# 21   4/20/2012 at 05:16 (2,911 days old) by kirbymodel2c (Nottingham, England)        
My two..

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My two daily drivers at the mo are...

James:o)


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