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Post# 3552   11/6/2006 at 07:58 (4,341 days old) by centralvacman ()        

I saw this very well made and MASSIVE!!! vacuum cleaner at a tractor show in Indiana, built by American radiator Company of chicago IL. has cast iron parts & on a heavy duty cart,the suction system consists of a roots type pump(simular to the ones usaed on detroit Diesel engines & top fuel dragsters)
snny one on here have one?





Post# 3553 , Reply# 1   11/6/2006 at 08:04 (4,341 days old) by centralvacman ()        
another photo of the Arco Wand

be a nice machine for a collector of really rare vacuums,looks like the rubber tires are missing from the wheels
Chuck


Post# 4129 , Reply# 2   11/17/2006 at 09:31 (4,330 days old) by centralvacman ()        
the arco wand???

no one has replyed to it.maybe its a ugly duckling LOL

Post# 4146 , Reply# 3   11/17/2006 at 18:33 (4,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        

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I've never seen anything like it. Where would you connect the hose or attachments?
Jeff


Post# 4210 , Reply# 4   11/18/2006 at 20:31 (4,328 days old) by centralvacman ()        
the inlet

its on the elbow comming out of the top of the canister,sort of like a Airway upright canister

Post# 4212 , Reply# 5   11/18/2006 at 20:56 (4,328 days old) by vacuumkid3 ()        
But this is an electric "giant?"

This thing is so big, I don't know who would want to use it!! Where do you think it would be used?

Post# 4353 , Reply# 6   11/22/2006 at 07:16 (4,325 days old) by centralvacman ()        
was used in homes

like many old things they were enormous,& heavy.look at the first cell phones they were the size of a box of saltine crackers.heres a 55 hp engine it makes the semi tires that are carrying it look small!!!

Post# 4715 , Reply# 7   11/27/2006 at 06:48 (4,320 days old) by centralvacman ()        
boy if you thout this was big

seen the "secret life of machines" & one vacuum on there was as big as a full size van

Chuck


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Post# 5417 , Reply# 8   12/7/2006 at 19:39 (4,309 days old) by centralvacman ()        
not to let my ugly duckling die

the arco wand HE HE trying to keep this thread on here!!!!!! LOL




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