Thread Number: 28091  /  Tag: 80s/90s Vacuum Cleaners
Tornado Carpetkeeper Upright Vacuum
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Post# 313839   1/30/2015 at 20:41 (3,224 days old) by stricklybojack (Southern California)        

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I found this for sale online. I have never seen anything like it, and didn't find anything in the archives that related to this style of i'm posting it.

There seems to have also been a Tornado Carpetkeeper that resembled a Lindhaus Healthpro, far les heavy/commercial and with onboard tools.

Post# 313842 , Reply# 1   1/30/2015 at 21:42 (3,223 days old) by sonnyndad ()        
Tornado Hi-Lo Carpetkeeper

I saw an ad once for the Tornado Hi-Lo Carpetkeeper machine. It looked very much like a Panasonic Jet-Flo. I've never seen a machine like that in pictures or in person.

Post# 313843 , Reply# 2   1/30/2015 at 21:50 (3,223 days old) by bvac6 (Fort Wayne, Indiana)        

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You should get it!

Post# 313868 , Reply# 3   1/31/2015 at 07:34 (3,223 days old) by vintagevaclover (Athens, GA)        

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It looks sort of like a Hoover Conquest. Id say that's a pretty cool find, I know I've never seen one.

Post# 313881 , Reply# 4   1/31/2015 at 09:59 (3,223 days old) by stricklybojack (Southern California)        
If it wasn't so far..

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I'd certainly have a look see. 3500 miles is to far. When they are cheap i try to have a friend buy and store it for me until i return to the area, this one is too pricey to buy sight unseen.

Post# 313884 , Reply# 5   1/31/2015 at 10:39 (3,223 days old) by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

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Its definitely an interesting machine, would love to see one in person and explore it a bit, also want to use it and see what I think too.

Post# 467041 , Reply# 6   10/24/2023 at 18:43 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        

Here's an early model.

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Post# 467043 , Reply# 7   10/25/2023 at 08:53 by Bisonian (Where the buffalo roamed! (Ocala, FL))        
The first picture

... is a VERY early model, likely from the '70s or early '80s. The health care facility I worked in in the '80s had one very similar to it -- maybe even an earlier model.

It weighed (no exaggeration, proven on a scale) 49 pounds.

Post# 467070 , Reply# 8   10/26/2023 at 16:05 by Blackheart (North Dakota)        
and here's an ad!

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