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Post# 403120   12/26/2018 at 16:38 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I looked in the archive and seen you posted about your compact interstate c9. You have an owners manual for it.
I was hoping you could scan take pics or something so that myself and compactguy9 could benefit from this. I would be willing to give you a little money for your time. I did email you but no response.
If anyone reads this and knows him please get his attention to this thread. I do thank you in advance for this.

Post# 403126 , Reply# 1   12/26/2018 at 18:07 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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If any one has a manual fora compact electra interstate c8 c9 c80 c80-2 it be appreciated and are you willing to scan it or post pictures of i t i ve search all over the net ty .

Post# 403127 , Reply# 2   12/26/2018 at 19:58 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Post# 403141 , Reply# 3   12/27/2018 at 00:06 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Hello fellow vacuum fans alike if any one here would be gentle and kind enough to give me and Lee any lead on compact c8 manual wed really appreciate it thanks alto .
Ive call Tristar Canada and USA they only carry the cxl manual and MG2 im after the original compact c /c9 manual to finish my restoration of my lovely Compact Vacuum thank you.

Post# 403152 , Reply# 4   12/27/2018 at 08:07 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Yes SMOW69 or anyone else has it let us know. If someone had color pics I could get printed and spiral bound. I may look into calling vac muedrum in Missouri or the one in North West Oregon I believe.

Post# 403169 , Reply# 5   12/27/2018 at 14:43 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Any lead anywere??😀😀😀

Post# 403170 , Reply# 6   12/27/2018 at 15:00 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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He's reading this as we speak.

Post# 403190 , Reply# 7   12/27/2018 at 21:07 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Keep on keeping on.
William Ferrell.

Post# 403204 , Reply# 8   12/28/2018 at 01:57 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Any leads woyld greatly be apreciated to finish my compact iec electra c9.

Its only  thing i need ty.

Post# 403208 , Reply# 9   12/28/2018 at 10:14 by electroluxxxx (Syracuse, NY )        

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If no one posted any literature or pics of the manual the first time you asked then its pretty likely that... People don't have time to post pics or scan copies or they don't have a manual or any literature for that machine.
No offense but to keep bumping the thread to the top is rather annoying as there are other topics of discussion that are actually topics, not saying that yours isn't a topic but it hasn't been responded to probably for the reasons stated above so if someone has something they will gladly respond.

I also think that we all are very well aware that you absolutely LOVE your awesome compact C9.

Happy vacuuming and happy holidays! :-)

Post# 403216 , Reply# 10   12/28/2018 at 13:24 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Thanks for the bump much appreciated. Nobody else is posting anything on the board lately. I'm sorry it annoys you but if he logs in he can see it. He could take pics instead of scan I even offered money for their time. It will stop in a couple days. If they don't answer. We have not had any contact. So thanks for bump in the thread.

Post# 403219 , Reply# 11   12/28/2018 at 14:04 by electroluxxxx (Syracuse, NY )        

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I don't think I was bumping the thread considering it was already on top, not to mention I don't think i'm the only one who it annoys as I am speaking for multiple people. If Shane hasn't replied within the last 2 days then its possible that he doesn't sit on the computer all day reading vacuum cleaner forums.
just sayin'

Post# 403225 , Reply# 12   12/28/2018 at 15:08 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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This is a a site about vacuum i wont tolerate bad talk period but i am more calm now .Sorry if i offend people or bother you but compact are in my blood .

This post was last edited 12/28/2018 at 23:32
Post# 403228 , Reply# 13   12/28/2018 at 16:06 by luxflairguy (Wilmington, NC)        

That was rude and dis-respectful of another member of VL! I suggest you re-read the rules of this form about being respectful of other posters.
On this topic, I as the other poster said you show a lack of respect for others in your constant appeals for others to help you find the right part or--manual. Ask once and leave it alone. You might wait more than 24 hours before asking again---maybe a couple of weeks! If no one replies, leave it alone! Constant badgering gets you nowhere!
If you and Les want to have more conversations about your quests, why don't you both use the Email function of your upgraded memberships and go private!

ON a personal note, can you please also respect your fellow members and type correctly and use the posting preview function to proof your posting. Your posts are sort of a personal "'shorthand" are not always readable to others.

Thank you

Greg Bushman

Post# 403229 , Reply# 14   12/28/2018 at 16:24 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Post# 403233 , Reply# 15   12/28/2018 at 17:15 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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This posting is my idea lay off him. I insist on being persistent. I have reached out to him via email. He hasn't been on in a while. It's a forum to post. You don't have read the thread. No need to poke fun of other people isn't necessary. Everyone is different. I do appreciate you positing your thoughts in public. Criticism of people is against the rules.
He is not being post padding. I do it so if and when he posts he will see it. When I posted yesterday I was last poster on almost every thread I posted on. I'll contact museum in appropriate time. It's not a crime to ask for assistance. I have no problem paying for service. I have learned you have to be persistent sometimes in life. I searched forums and looked on internet.
Antoine posted a little while ago on a old thread. I'm not the best at punctuation and sentence structure. I have tried the better lately.
So in short don't belittle anyone we're above that. I'm quite aware he doesn't post here every day. Hence the posting pooping it to the top on off chance he didn't get requests. Antoine is very helpful and I have been helped by him. If the moderators of the board have an issue they will address it. If you wish y'all out some one call me out. I contacted Stark museum and Tacony museum as others have mentioned to do. I thank you for your concerns.

Post# 403235 , Reply# 16   12/28/2018 at 17:25 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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All i am asking isa helping hand to obtain some memorabilia for my compact vacuum some family sold those vacuum in the 60s and 70s and i had no luck asking them for parts .My grand mother RIP (1928-2015) .Had a Compact all i d like is a helping hand for manual i am just here for vauuming talk .I have help Lee obtain a flawless compact c8 anda c9 not once but twice.

Post# 403239 , Reply# 17   12/28/2018 at 19:02 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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We all know what harassment is. It's one thead in one foorum. If we blew up the board would be unprofessional. People are good or bad. There is nothing else to judge. I do really appreciate you bringing your opinion to this thread. Judge by content of someones character. Other points dually noted. It's going to be me calling museum and talking to Tom and going that route.
I love manuals for vacuums. It is like explaining to someone you love vacuums.
Cheers to all and have a safe and prosperous New year.

Post# 403291 , Reply# 18   12/29/2018 at 21:48 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Nobody there?

Post# 403292 , Reply# 19   12/29/2018 at 22:13 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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really nothing well il be full bag of dust then

Post# 403417 , Reply# 20   1/1/2019 at 17:38 by Kloveland (Tulsa, OK)        

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Shane is a friend of mine. He no longer has the compact or the manual.

Post# 403421 , Reply# 21   1/1/2019 at 19:44 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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and your telling us this now??
i have to agree to much fuss about asking question if you dont like it remove your profile no one is forcing you to stay here and B on this trread be polite or leave period

Post# 403422 , Reply# 22   1/1/2019 at 19:47 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Post# 403426 , Reply# 23   1/1/2019 at 19:56 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Hey thanks for the update. I'm not surprised by the comments of by timing. It's about par for the course .

Post# 403434 , Reply# 24   1/1/2019 at 20:38 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        
To clarify...

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Fairfax88 was not directing his comment towards Lesinutah or Compactc9guy, rather he was upset over the way you both were being treated for simply expressing interest in a vacuum related topic on a website meant for vacuum collectors.

Additionally, as far as membership goes, I think he meant no longer being a paid member, not that he wants to abandon the site entirely. Different perspectives sometimes need clarification. You have at least two allies.

Post# 403437 , Reply# 25   1/1/2019 at 21:10 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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oh my lord i read it wrong my apologies then i understand

Post# 403439 , Reply# 26   1/1/2019 at 21:17 by Hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        
No worries.

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No biggie. Iíve misread several things - Iím guilty as charged! Lol!

Just felt it important for you both to know the intent of that post, as I am very privy to its origin.

Iíll keep an eye out for what you are seeking, if I ever run across anything, Iíll certainly share it with you.

Take care!

Post# 403441 , Reply# 27   1/1/2019 at 21:19 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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That would be wonderful all we were asking was some answers and we got a a dirty dust bag instead

but glad the air is clear happy vacuuming.

Post# 403445 , Reply# 28   1/1/2019 at 21:35 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        

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Happy vacuuming to you as well!

Post# 403446 , Reply# 29   1/1/2019 at 21:36 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Post# 403447 , Reply# 30   1/1/2019 at 21:41 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I have been here a while. I wasn't sure what he meant. I'm not surprised by fellow members actions. I did get stirred up about nothing the other night.
Thanks for translation or interpretation. It's been very unproductive. I do wish you well with your lewyt. I have heard there awesome. Hopefully the new hose brings the vintage beast out.
Keep on keeping on. I just like to say that even though it's of Talladega nights. But keep on vacuuming.

Post# 403454 , Reply# 31   1/2/2019 at 00:25 by electroluxxxx (Syracuse, NY )        

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I asked around and have a friend who might have a manual to either a C9 or a C8 and I would be more than happy to snag photos of it and post them here for you. I wasnít trying to be rude however was expressing that continuously bumping a thread in order to obtain something is a little annoying thatís all.

Now my friend has to take some time and dig around for it but itís a good possibility that there is indeed a manual. So be a little patient, I might be able to get some photos on it within the next couple of weeks.

Happy New Year and Yours truly:
A dirty dust bag 😊

Post# 403461 , Reply# 32   1/2/2019 at 11:17 by compactc9guy (Bathurst )        

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Happy New Year to you  to  

Let us know il look on google in mean time thanks a bunch

Post# 403808 , Reply# 33   1/8/2019 at 22:32 by Smow69 (Pryor Oklahoma)        

I am sorry been off site for awhile i sold the compact sorry took so long

Post# 403815 , Reply# 34   1/8/2019 at 23:12 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Your fine I noticed lately you hadn't posted since late October in super market forum.
That's why I bumped the thread by off chance you were on you would see it.
You haven't missed much alot of nothing. Thanks for the reply.


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