Thread Number: 36477  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
Kenmore Majicord Restoration!?
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Post# 390795   4/20/2018 at 18:00 (184 days old) by BrendanNC (Jackson Springs)        

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I found my first ever cleaner in my closet, it is a 1970's Sears Kenmore Majicord. It has quite a bit of wear "Scuffs, scratches, yellowing, aswell as a small tear on the top of the bag. Im not sure if it works anymore due to its long stay in the deep depths of my closet haha, but im hoping it does. We had a small leak a while back and a few parts of the undercarrige are a tad bit rusted but other than that its clean.

I was wondering if it would be possible to restore it, the reason i want to ask on here is i know how hard it must be to find parts for this beauty. This is my first post and its been FOREVER since i even worked on a vacuum so if i sound stupid im sorry! Thanks For Reading! ~Brendan


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Post# 390797 , Reply# 1   4/20/2018 at 19:33 (184 days old) by Gj3476 (Dallas,TX)        

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Excellent vacuum find!!!! But I think that twin fan Kenmore is around the mid - late 80ís. I would love to find one like that as well.👏

Post# 390804 , Reply# 2   4/20/2018 at 22:27 (184 days old) by MadMan (Chicago, IL, USA)        

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Welcome!

Nice vac. I don't imagine you actually need many parts for that. Probably all elbow grease.


Post# 390807 , Reply# 3   4/20/2018 at 22:36 (184 days old) by Kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Very nice!
This is a late 80s-early 90s twin fan with T shaped handle


Post# 390816 , Reply# 4   4/21/2018 at 00:10 (184 days old) by huskyvacs (Northern Indiana)        

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I like the looks of that one, well found! You must have a very big closet!

Post# 390824 , Reply# 5   4/21/2018 at 04:31 (183 days old) by BrendanNC (Jackson Springs)        

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Thanks Everyone Who Has Commented So Far, Such A Nice Community On Here! Thanks for your nice words aswell. I had no idea about the date until you all pointed out that it is from the 80s. I assumed 70s due to the style. Thanks again for reading everyone! ~Brendan




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