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Post# 413209   8/29/2019 at 09:45 by Hoover300 (Central Kentucky)        

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Got this off ebay last week. The original cord had a few bare spots, so i had to temporarily shorten it to the spring. Unfortunately, the leather part holding the bag to the handle broke, but it is in otherwise great shape. It also has a very unusual sound. Does anyone know anything about these? Thanks
~K


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Post# 413211 , Reply# 1   8/29/2019 at 09:53 by bvac6 (Fort Wayne, Indiana)        

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There cool little machines, made under a few different names. I have one made by OK Machine in Fort Wayne, IN with the original screw in plug. Its an absolute pain to find a belt small enough to drive the little brush roll. Not powerful but neat little things!

Post# 413216 , Reply# 2   8/29/2019 at 10:42 by Hoover300 (Central Kentucky)        
I have one like the O.K.

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Called the sweeper vac. Hair ties/ponytail bands work. This one is slightly different though, as the handle is a separated piece of wood above the bag.
This one has a really cool plug, it is HUGE and is made of rubber.
~K





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