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Post# 188084   7/3/2012 at 13:07 (2,836 days old) by kenmore81 (Warwick, RI)        

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OK, I was trolling through E-bay and look! How long has this been going on? lol. Has anyone had the pleasure? I wonder if its a screammer like the everything else today. I hope they make one with a PN also.



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Post# 188087 , Reply# 1   7/3/2012 at 13:55 (2,836 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Wow.....*sigh*...it looks like Electrolux sold the designs to all of Eureka's classic vacuum cleaners to this strange company called Koblenz...ugh.

Is Koblenx related to Germany's Kobold company?

Now I know how all the Hoover fans feel when they see the Royal label on a Hoover....oy..... :-(



Post# 188088 , Reply# 2   7/3/2012 at 14:00 (2,836 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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I think it's the other way around.....Koblenz is buying up vacuum designs for which patents have expired.....

Here's a Koblenz carbon copy of a Panasonic "bag-first" upright:



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Post# 188089 , Reply# 3   7/3/2012 at 14:15 (2,836 days old) by bagintheback (Flagstaff, Arizona)        

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Notice how the vacuum is listed as used. GoVacuum posted on Youtube they were going through inventory for next few weeks. I bet this was one of the things they found.

Post# 188147 , Reply# 4   7/3/2012 at 17:20 (2,836 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Kenneth, I think this model WAS a powerhead model. Did you not notice the pigtail on the hose end? They must have lost the PN somewhere, & some other parts, as that floor brush looks like a replacement, & I don't see a crevice tool anywhere in those photos.

Rob


Post# 188492 , Reply# 5   7/5/2012 at 13:42 (2,834 days old) by kenmore81 (Warwick, RI)        

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Ohh I see the pigtail now, If only i didnt just have to buy a nwe freakin tire for the NEW freakin car. lol. I wonder if they copies the Roto matic for the PN or if you buy no name as an option.....


Post# 188553 , Reply# 6   7/5/2012 at 16:49 (2,834 days old) by vacman117 (Valparaiso, IN)        

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I think that is a great looking canister! If the power nozzle was included then I would have definitely jumped on it. Regardless, as is, it will make someone a great bare floor vacuum.

Chase


Post# 189240 , Reply# 7   7/9/2012 at 17:02 (2,830 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
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This is a power head canister. It's a Eureka style hose, if you look at the hand grip where the receptacle is. I think these were made by Eureka. It's not my video so I'm not linking to it, but on youtube if you search Koblenz Power Team, there is a demo video on there of a Koblenz power nozzle canister that looks quite similar to a Eureka vintage 1700 series style of 1980's. I've looked into getting one of these but never seen one on eBay, they are rare!




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