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Post# 192727   8/1/2012 at 23:19 (2,805 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        

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I'm never sure where to post this type of pos, but I was wondering if anyone has a Kenmore Destiny or Fantom Lightning to trade or sell? I would really appreciate it if someone would reply. Thanks!




Post# 192755 , Reply# 1   8/2/2012 at 05:25 (2,805 days old) by director12 ()        

FantomFan could have the Destiny, he already has a Lightning.

Post# 192880 , Reply# 2   8/2/2012 at 20:57 (2,804 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
That...

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would be great. Now to get a hold of him.

Post# 192898 , Reply# 3   8/2/2012 at 22:37 (2,804 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
If...

I were you I'd just check Ebay and CraigsList regularly. Most of the people on here that would have one will either be collectors that won't want to get rid of the machine, or the machine will be incomplete or in horrid shape. Oh and a tip for Ebay look for the Destiny and only search for "Kenmore Destiny" when looking less people know/think to check for one thus you get less crazy fanatics bidding. Most people also don't know what they have thus they list them way less than the Lightning. A perfect example is what was just on Ebay. A Lightning for $50 plus about $20 shipping covered in about 2 inches of dust, cord rewind doesn't work, and it comes with nothing not even a hose. Then there is a Destiny 3000 it has some light scratches and scuffs from normal use, a hose, and the cord winder works. The Destiny is only $9.95 plus $21 something shipping total came out to $31 and some change.

Post# 192923 , Reply# 4   8/3/2012 at 04:28 (2,804 days old) by director12 ()        
As if...

Zach, would you buy a Destiny or a Lightning due to your love in Fantom and Kenmore products? I know your Fury and Thunder are in dire need for new belts and agitators.

Post# 192971 , Reply# 5   8/3/2012 at 10:52 (2,804 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Zach.

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I would love to use eBay but at the moment can't because I have no credit card. (Fantomvacuumfan could fill you in) and I've actually begged him to get the Destiny for me becasue I obviously really want it but he said no because I have no money at the moment. I really hope someone doesn't bid on it from now until about Wednesday of next week so I can get some money and beg him again! :)

Post# 193057 , Reply# 6   8/3/2012 at 14:18 (2,804 days old) by thevacuumguy96 (Nampa, ID)        

Szymon, I have a Kenmore Destiny Plus I will trade you if you want it. Just let me know what you would be willing to trade for it. Thanks!

Post# 193067 , Reply# 7   8/3/2012 at 14:47 (2,804 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
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I'm actually talking about the Destiny 3000 which is a Kenmore version of the Fantom Lightning canister. Also, I saw that someone bid on the Kenmore Destiny canister on eBay..... wah.

Post# 193113 , Reply# 8   8/3/2012 at 19:01 (2,803 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Just...

Wait till you get a complete unit other wise your going to pay probably over $100 to get a canister and what goes with it separately. Its totally not worth it or cost effective just have patience and it'll work out. And I have to apologize I'm the one that picked up the Destiny that was on Ebay mainly as a parts machine just in case for the Lightning I have.

Post# 193126 , Reply# 9   8/3/2012 at 20:32 (2,803 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Oh...

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well thanks for the encouragement and if you ever decide to sell either your destiny or Lightning, please tell me as well as good luck with it!

Post# 193131 , Reply# 10   8/3/2012 at 20:44 (2,803 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        

If I decide to sell either I'll make sure you're the first to know and thanks :).

Post# 193133 , Reply# 11   8/3/2012 at 20:54 (2,803 days old) by director12 ()        

OMG Zach, I didn't know you owned a Lightning.

Post# 193243 , Reply# 12   8/4/2012 at 16:18 (2,803 days old) by henry69 ()        

I have a fantom lightning for sale.

Post# 193246 , Reply# 13   8/4/2012 at 16:40 (2,803 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
henery69....

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Would you be able to send me pictures? you can either email them to me or post them to Vacuumland. Thanks.

Post# 193248 , Reply# 14   8/4/2012 at 16:49 (2,803 days old) by henry69 ()        

It's in immaculate condition, just like it came out of the box. But of course the cord reel don't work right. Price 500.00.

Post# 193249 , Reply# 15   8/4/2012 at 16:59 (2,803 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
500.00?!

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That's even more than what it cost new and you still didn't send me a picture.

Post# 193261 , Reply# 16   8/4/2012 at 18:43 (2,802 days old) by henry69 ()        

It's a collectors vacuum. I'll send a picture later.

Post# 193262 , Reply# 17   8/4/2012 at 18:46 (2,802 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Well...

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I'll wait for the pictures and than I can see if the vacuum's worth 500

Post# 193711 , Reply# 18   8/7/2012 at 09:53 (2,800 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        

If the cord reel doesn't work then asking $500 is insane... It is really under any circumstances unless it was still sealed in its box.

Post# 193714 , Reply# 19   8/7/2012 at 10:26 (2,800 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
I guess....

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that's why he didn't reply! I wasn't even concidering it. I mean in desperate, but not THAT desperate! lol


Post# 193773 , Reply# 20   8/7/2012 at 18:32 (2,799 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Judging...

By the price he came up with I think he may have escaped from a mental hospital... I could be wrong though...

Post# 193776 , Reply# 21   8/7/2012 at 19:00 (2,799 days old) by henry69 ()        

Just because you can't afford it you shouldn't run your mouth.

Post# 193777 , Reply# 22   8/7/2012 at 19:12 (2,799 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
I could afford it,

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I have a ton of good things that I own (Dyson, Apple, Dell, Sony products) it's just that I doubt that ANYONE would actually buy a Lightning that has a broken cordwinder for 500 dollars. Also, you still didn't attach a picture of it, thus, I can't believe that you own it anyways.

Post# 193783 , Reply# 23   8/7/2012 at 19:32 (2,799 days old) by henry69 ()        

Well I guess I should give it away or sell it for 20 bucks.

Post# 193784 , Reply# 24   8/7/2012 at 19:46 (2,799 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Whatever....

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suites you, first you want 500 and than you magically decide to want to sell it for 20... still, no picture.

Post# 193800 , Reply# 25   8/7/2012 at 21:49 (2,799 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        

Because he probably doesn't even have the machine...

Post# 193801 , Reply# 26   8/7/2012 at 21:58 (2,799 days old) by henry69 ()        

Yeah I have the machine. I'll post a pic when I feel like it.

Post# 193803 , Reply# 27   8/7/2012 at 22:23 (2,799 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Just A Tip...

If you actually wanna sell the thing and get anywhere near $500 for it I'd suggest you post a pic. Saying things like "I'll post it when I feel like it" doesn't exactly get a machine sold... It also conveys that you're not a dependable person to do business with because if you were to ship the machine "When I feel like it" that could be years down the road.

Post# 193805 , Reply# 28   8/7/2012 at 22:30 (2,799 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
@fantomlightning

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yeah, I mean he never uploaded a picture, and he created his profile after I added my thread. I mean until he sends a picture or something, I wont believe him at all...

Post# 193806 , Reply# 29   8/7/2012 at 22:30 (2,799 days old) by electroluxxxx (Somewhere out there)        
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seems like you are trying to stir up trouble here on the forum over a machine, wow how old are you really? only those who try to provoke others anger is only a child himself. Either you have the machine or you don't you opened your mouth therefore should take a photo prove that you have a machine that you say you do... if you cannot do such then please do us all a favor and back off. besides no fantom lightning canister is worth $500 weather or not it was branded destiny if that was the case I could sell my destiny thunder plus for $550 so please stop the childish games

Post# 193977 , Reply# 30   8/9/2012 at 00:06 (2,798 days old) by henry69 ()        

Pic posted.

Post# 193980 , Reply# 31   8/9/2012 at 00:53 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
henery69....

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where did you post it? I cant find it!

Post# 193981 , Reply# 32   8/9/2012 at 00:59 (2,798 days old) by henry69 ()        

Does the pictures only show up if you are a paid member? Because I am not a paid member yet.

Post# 193983 , Reply# 33   8/9/2012 at 01:05 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Nope.

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It works even if you arent. Here's proof. How are you adding it?

Post# 193984 , Reply# 34   8/9/2012 at 01:06 (2,798 days old) by henry69 ()        

Hum, I'm new to this site, I must not be loading it right.

Post# 193985 , Reply# 35   8/9/2012 at 01:08 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        

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How are you doing it though?

Post# 193987 , Reply# 36   8/9/2012 at 02:31 (2,798 days old) by henry69 ()        

fantom pic

Post# 194011 , Reply# 37   8/9/2012 at 09:26 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
OK

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Now I believe you, but i'm still standing by what I said. I mean 500 is really WAY too much, and others agree with me on here too. Any chance you would lower the price?

Post# 194017 , Reply# 38   8/9/2012 at 10:24 (2,798 days old) by vacman117 (Valparaiso, IN)        
I really don't want to get involved...

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but why would you even consider buying a vacuum from this person? I mean honestly. And that probably isn't even his machine as he said the cord rewinder is broken on his...

Chase


Post# 194024 , Reply# 39   8/9/2012 at 12:43 (2,798 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
I...

Wouldn't get it either... I simply don't trust this guy and Chase has a point about the cord winder. Also if its "like it just came out of the box" it shouldn't have dust in the coils of the hose and under the cord rewind and power pedals. It also looks like there are minute scratches on the PN and around the base of the machine... Does it look good for a machine of its age? Yes, but does it look like it just came out of the box and its worth $500? No, it would also be nice if he could have taken the picture of a machine he wants $500 dollars for with something better than an entry level Canon A530 from 2006 so you could have an accurate idea of the machines condition... Even with a good camera most scratches on these things won't show up you need to see it in person especially when you're going to be spending this much... Plus you have no idea what condition either motor is in, the brushroll could be trashed, and some of the electrical connections could be shot. I personally wouldn't even consider this thing w/o seeing it in person but thats just me. I also wouldn't pay anything near what this guy wants for it.

Post# 194028 , Reply# 40   8/9/2012 at 13:33 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
To be honest...

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I just wasnt in the mood to complain when I replied at like 2 in the morning but I mean I have to agree with you guys because it looks googled. I looked it up and could'nt find it but you know.... Anyway, if it was 30 plus shipping than I MIGHT concider it but I would still be really reluctant.

Post# 194030 , Reply# 41   8/9/2012 at 13:41 (2,798 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
I don't...

Even know if you would actually get the machine if you paid him...

Post# 194049 , Reply# 42   8/9/2012 at 16:15 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
I know,

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That's why I would be reluctant. Let's see where this goes.

Post# 194076 , Reply# 43   8/9/2012 at 17:44 (2,798 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Just...

Got the Destiny today... Pull it out of the box and bugs start crawling out of it... This should be interesting to deal with...

Post# 194082 , Reply# 44   8/9/2012 at 18:00 (2,798 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
wow

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that sucks! If you can, make a video of it! I want to see (what would've been) my Destiny! :P

Post# 194084 , Reply# 45   8/9/2012 at 18:26 (2,797 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
XD

Thats punny! I already cleaned it up for the most part. Bugs are gone, motor compartment looks decently clean, the SS mesh pre-motor filter looks like it was stepped on, hose end is crushed so badly I don't know if it'll fit into a wand, and theres what looks like mud and mold on the inner portion of the canister. So thats what would have been your Destiny lol.

Post# 194093 , Reply# 46   8/9/2012 at 20:21 (2,797 days old) by director12 ()        

The Destiny could go to FantomFan, because he remembers this vacuum when he was little. And Zach, was this the first time you unboxed a vacuum and found bugs crawling out?

Post# 194097 , Reply# 47   8/9/2012 at 21:54 (2,797 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        

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@Fantomlightning, wow, that sucks, hope you somehow resurrect it!
@director12, wait, are you fantomvacuumfans family or something? I always see you posting on here about him or his collection.


Post# 194102 , Reply# 48   8/9/2012 at 22:28 (2,797 days old) by henry69 ()        

No, I didn't google it. I don't appreciate that kind of talk when y'all have never seen or meet me. Yes this is my vacuum. And I am not a liar, I have been selling stuff on eBay for many years I have sold fantom lightning before that were not as good as this one for 300 dollars. If you don't like someone's price, that's fine. This is America a person can price an item for whatever they want. If you don't like the price then you don't buy the item. Simple as that, but don't run down or bad mouth the person. Thanks

Post# 194113 , Reply# 49   8/9/2012 at 23:42 (2,797 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Good...

For you if you can sell it for that much but let me ask you, does it have Display stand? Does it have the Mini PN? Does it have the bare floor tool? All new in box?

Post# 194117 , Reply# 50   8/10/2012 at 00:49 (2,797 days old) by henry69 ()        

Nope sure doesn't.

Post# 194119 , Reply# 51   8/10/2012 at 01:04 (2,797 days old) by henry69 ()        

Are you only 16 ?

Post# 194123 , Reply# 52   8/10/2012 at 03:11 (2,797 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
Yep...

I am 16 I think Szymon is around my age too. If the machine came with all I listed it would be far more appealing... But since I managed to pick one up with all of that along with the video owners manual for $25 and the overall condition is around what you have I still view it as a rip off. But again if you can get what you're asking good for you.

Post# 194141 , Reply# 53   8/10/2012 at 09:26 (2,797 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Hmm...

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Henry, I hope you will be able to sell it soon, but sorry, not to me because I 1. Don't have that money, and 2. I think that's too much anyway. Thanks, and sorry for being what I guess you can call an ass. Anyway, I hope I find one somewhere else! :(

Post# 194160 , Reply# 54   8/10/2012 at 12:36 (2,797 days old) by henry69 ()        

Oh it is way too much. But I don't need the money nor do I really want to sell it. That's why I priced it so ridiculous high. I would love to buy the mini power head and bare floor attachment. If anyone has them to sell let me know. Thanks

Post# 194162 , Reply# 55   8/10/2012 at 13:30 (2,797 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Oh, ok lol

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I knew there was something behind the high price!

Post# 194167 , Reply# 56   8/10/2012 at 14:36 (2,797 days old) by director12 ()        

Maybe $500 is bad enough for a Fantom. I was hoping that would go to Zach to get his Fury and Thunder new belts and brushrolls.

Post# 194173 , Reply# 57   8/10/2012 at 15:11 (2,797 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Wait what??

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I'm confused, what did you say director12?

Post# 194196 , Reply# 58   8/10/2012 at 18:53 (2,796 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        
William...

What are you talking about!?

Post# 194203 , Reply# 59   8/10/2012 at 19:27 (2,796 days old) by director12 ()        

The statement that $500 is outrageous for a Fantom. It's bad enough that Dysons cost too much money and are not made in the UK like they used to be.

Post# 194207 , Reply# 60   8/10/2012 at 20:03 (2,796 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
director12

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I'm still not getting what you're talking about... you said something about Zack and now that Dyson's are to expensive?

Post# 194224 , Reply# 61   8/10/2012 at 21:28 (2,796 days old) by director12 ()        

I'm sorry. I have autism and it's hard for me to keep on topic.

Post# 194227 , Reply# 62   8/10/2012 at 21:50 (2,796 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Oh, ok!

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Sorry if I offended you in any way! Do you have a Facebook?

Post# 194277 , Reply# 63   8/11/2012 at 07:32 (2,796 days old) by director12 ()        

Yeah, I have Facebook. Twitter, Tumblr, and Myspace as well.

Post# 194279 , Reply# 64   8/11/2012 at 07:41 (2,796 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
I should...

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find you and we should talk on there about vacuums since it would be so much easier than blowing up a post! :)

Post# 195719 , Reply# 65   8/17/2012 at 08:14 (2,790 days old) by man114 (Buffalo NY)        

If you're not picky about completeness and willing to wait for someone to part with a powerhead, I have two canister bodies without powerheads, don't remember if they're Lightning or Destiny branded, I'm pretty sure my dad is using the Lightning canister in his basement since it seems to work well on his berber carpet. They do both have the hose. Iwas gonna sell at a garage sale next week both work. Condition is decent on both. I've already got two others with powerheads in decent shape and have really only been keeping Thunders (& Destiny, Domestic etc) and Wildcats. Just get back to me before Friday of next week.

Post# 196573 , Reply# 66   8/21/2012 at 16:11 (2,786 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        
kenmore szymonrules

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Hey! I saw a guy that was willing to give you a kenmore destiny plus. Are you interested?? If you are that's great! But if you're not let me know because I may be interested after losing out somewhere else.

Post# 196599 , Reply# 67   8/21/2012 at 18:24 (2,785 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
@man114,

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I would be VERY interested, sorry I didn't reply earlier. Please email me at szymonrules@gmail.com. @FantomFan, I'm not interested, you can have it! :)

Post# 198869 , Reply# 68   9/3/2012 at 09:05 (2,773 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        
fantom

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Hey all I'm still on vacuumland if anybody has questions. Ill post pictures of my vacuums and talk about each later when I get a camera. No problems just if anybody has a question on a vacuum I have ask me.

Post# 198898 , Reply# 69   9/3/2012 at 12:01 (2,773 days old) by director12 ()        

Fantomfan, why did you close your Youtube account? I liked your videos on there.

Post# 198948 , Reply# 70   9/3/2012 at 16:18 (2,773 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        
youtube

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It was causing problems, and it was mainly my fault. I was getting into trouble. But, hey, that's history now, and i'm not getting too involved with anything on this site, I will still comment on vacuumland posts, and i'll make posts of my own vacuums eventually too. I was sorry to not be able to talk to people on youtube, but if you get the chance, if someone on youtube asks where I am, tell them i'm fine and can still be seen on vacuumland. Thanks!!!

Post# 199081 , Reply# 71   9/4/2012 at 09:24 (2,772 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Fantoms for Szymon

Better late than never-My friend fron NJ is here now and will leave in week or 2.So I can finally send a Wildcat & Wildcat & Fantom & more??.He could meet you close to PA Turnpike.Will know more details later.Happy Vacuuming,Jimmy

Post# 199227 , Reply# 72   9/5/2012 at 01:59 (2,771 days old) by henry69 ()        
fantom lightning

does anyone have the mini power head for a fantom lightning they would sell?

Post# 199246 , Reply# 73   9/5/2012 at 08:11 (2,771 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Rugsucker!

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For some reason when I tried calling you it just kept ringing and ringing and ringing but interestingly enough I thought Hey, might as well check vacuumland today and here you are! Yes, I'm still very interested in the Fantoms, I will call you later today if that's ok with you!

Post# 199512 , Reply# 74   9/5/2012 at 22:34 (2,770 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I have a question about mine. Everytime I use it the screen motor filter is always COVERED in dirt when I'm finished. Is this normal or do I have a seal leak someplace?

Post# 199576 , Reply# 75   9/6/2012 at 11:26 (2,770 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Szymon

Looks like my friend will leave here no later than Sun and could meet you at Nashamanie(?)Mall or convenient place.I can send at least the 2 Wildcats & 12 amp thunder(very nice) & good CMS if interested.Your cost would be some of the gas money to move a V-8 Olds Vista Cruiser across the turnpike.Call new no. or I will look for your no.-Jimmy

Post# 199968 , Reply# 76   9/8/2012 at 13:23 (2,768 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Szymon

My friend left Saturday 2p.m. Will be close to you later tonight call him on his cell at 609-424-2366 to possibly meet near Exit 351 PA Turnpike or meet later just north of Trenton

Jimmy


Post# 200342 , Reply# 77   9/11/2012 at 19:27 (2,764 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Hey rugsucker...

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I could never get a hold of your friend. Mind sending me your new number so I coul call you directly?

Post# 200409 , Reply# 78   9/12/2012 at 09:40 (2,764 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Szymon

He did get your message at that number and will call back.Or you call back.He is on the north side of Trenton and has friends at the eastern edge of PA.Hope you like the vacs.-Jimmy

Post# 200416 , Reply# 79   9/12/2012 at 11:20 (2,764 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        

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Here is one for sale on Craigslist Frederick, Maryland. $15, I don't see the mini power head or bare floor brush, but there's only one picture.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO Durango159's LINK on Frederick Craigslist


Post# 200417 , Reply# 80   9/12/2012 at 11:22 (2,764 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        

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Here is another Fantom Lightning for $15 on Craigslist. Glen Burnie, MD. This has the bare floor tool and mini power head, but it does not mention or picture the main power head.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO Durango159's LINK on Baltimore Craigslist


Post# 200491 , Reply# 81   9/13/2012 at 02:32 (2,763 days old) by jkbff (Dickinson, ND)        

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I have a lightning canister that is brand new, but pulled off the floor because we needed the hose, wand and nozzle for a customer's vac.. Are you still looking to barter or buy?

Post# 200529 , Reply# 82   9/13/2012 at 14:56 (2,763 days old) by jkbff (Dickinson, ND)        

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I guess I didn't realize it but I have the wand and hose, just not the power nozzle.

Post# 200555 , Reply# 83   9/13/2012 at 17:21 (2,763 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

I had a Lightning in the past; but the wheels kept falling off. It was my first vac I've bought new since moving out on my own; sadly I gave i to my dad because he needed a vac. I. M. O. I think this Lightning was the best Fantom ever. I also had a Fury, but the cyclone chamber cracked.

Both are still in my dad's possession to this day. :)

I miss the Lightning & any dual-cyclone Fantoms.


Post# 200604 , Reply# 84   9/13/2012 at 20:46 (2,762 days old) by szymonrules (Philadelphia, PA )        
Thanks!

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\Rugsucker Thanks! Please tell him to call me at 2152910583.
@Durango159 I emailed but no reply.
@jkbff I would love to have it!!!
@floor-a-matic I think so too! I also love the Fury, Wildcat, and Crosswinds as they were pretty unique!


Post# 200631 , Reply# 85   9/14/2012 at 00:02 (2,762 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
Email again.

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szymonrules: I always mention item and Craigslist ad when emailing Craigslist people. I love Craigslist but its definitely a tool to be careful with!!! Have to trust seller, buyer and merchandise is as stated.

Sometimes it takes 48 hours to hear back.

Lately I've been emailing every yard sale ad on Craigslist after they've had their yard sale to see if there is any merchandise left over such as vacuums that I may have interest in. I get some replies but with sending out over 100 emails, I'm definitely not getting anywhere near that amount of responses back. The emails are quick, I just cut and paste the body into a new message each time. The standard message talks about items like canister power nozzle vacuums that I really want and occasionally I'll add something if their ad happened to mention something else that sounded interesting. I search within about 1.5 hours radius. If I find a Hoover Celebrity IV Elite canister with power head, a Bob-Cat 21" push mower, Eureka Express canister and some other things of high interest, good price and reasonable condition, you better believe I'm like that song: "Hit The Road Jack!"


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Post# 201109 , Reply# 86   9/18/2012 at 13:11 (2,758 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        
Lightning for sale!

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Anyone live in Florida? Here's a Fantom Lightning canister on Florida Craigslist, has mini and regular power head and bare floor tool. $69 The picture looks fantastic.

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Post# 201122 , Reply# 87   9/18/2012 at 17:14 (2,758 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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WOW!! That's a nice one too! Looks like it was very well taken care of. The only thing missing is the upholstery tool, but everything else is there, & the upholstery tool could be found on Ebay in time.

Rob


Post# 201393 , Reply# 88   9/21/2012 at 09:38 (2,755 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Szymon

He called that number and missed you.PLEASE call back at 609-424-2366.
Or call my new number 423-297-6918.These Wildcats were in my way and I saved them for you and had them taken to within 40 miles of your home.They are now in his way and he does not save things.He throws them away!CALL NOW!Hope this works out and you like them.Where else will you find 2 different Wildcats?-Jimmy


Post# 259014 , Reply# 89   12/8/2013 at 17:47 (2,311 days old) by director12 ()        

There's nowhere else to find 2 Wildcats.

Post# 287786 , Reply# 90   7/8/2014 at 16:18 (2,100 days old) by suelockwood ()        
Fantom Lightning

I'm new here- just read thru thread. I had a Lightning which sat in attic since 2001 or so. New tenant needed a vac so I cleaned it up and works great. Then started research to find parts. Have found sites that sell the HEPA filters and other select parts, but cannot find a user manual. Can anyone help?




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