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Eureka The Boss Excalibur
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Post# 211246   12/26/2012 at 20:38 (2,652 days old) by bagintheback (Flagstaff, Arizona)        

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I found this Eureka tonight at the local Goodwill. Manufactured in April 1996, it is in extremely good shape. The previous owner included a pack of Genuine Eureka bags, one of which was already installed. The brush roll looks original, but still has a good amount of life on it. I'll try to get some more detailed pictures of it the morning. Now I'll have something to play with until my Silverado arrives.

Sorry, I have no idea why this picture isn't showing up properly. Apple Preview presents it correctly, but when I upload it here, it needs to be flipped. More, correctly formated, pictures in the morning.





Post# 211248 , Reply# 1   12/26/2012 at 21:15 (2,652 days old) by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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Nice find, does it have the bare floor brush with it? 1996 sound kind of early for it to have HEPA filtration. I always liked these because of the dual motor system. Unfortunately from what I hear the suction could have been better.

Enjoy it!


Post# 211260 , Reply# 2   12/26/2012 at 23:13 (2,652 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I agree about the suction, could have been better but this was Eureka's early attempt at clean air

Post# 211265 , Reply# 3   12/27/2012 at 01:17 (2,652 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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I remember Electrolux SA having a sample of this machine but they waited and brought out the widetrack instead. I would love to know what happened to it.

Our Sample one was red and had Electrolux badges on it, WE also had a black soft bag boss with Electrolux badging on it


Post# 211285 , Reply# 4   12/27/2012 at 08:12 (2,651 days old) by FantomFan (Rochester, New York)        
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Nice! I have the " quiet Kleen" version with the headlight .

Post# 211293 , Reply# 5   12/27/2012 at 09:39 (2,651 days old) by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Excalibur

Was an interesting vac with 2 motor,bypass,hose,etc.Earliest were dark green with reflective decal.Possible problems are 3 position switch and clog in rear section.Otherwise a good,if bulky/heavy vac.Was also made as a Sanitaire. Used Y bag but U will fit.Enjoy.

Post# 211355 , Reply# 6   12/27/2012 at 18:22 (2,651 days old) by bagintheback (Flagstaff, Arizona)        
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I've uploaded a video of the Eureka for anyone who is interested. I think this will do the job better than pictures:



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Post# 211380 , Reply# 7   12/27/2012 at 21:43 (2,651 days old) by TheHooverMan (United States )        
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that's nice its in good shape!




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