Thread Number: 41936  /  Tag: Pre-1950 Vacuum Cleaners
Hoover 541 restoration
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Post# 442679   6/6/2021 at 23:05 by Zenith12 (Canfield Ohio )        

The resto was a bit more like a clean up I wanted to look 97 years old . I had to sandblast the adjuster and handle latch as they were too badly rusted that most of the platting was gone. Donít worry that switch isnít connected itís bypassed.

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Post# 442682 , Reply# 1   6/6/2021 at 23:56 by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        
Yeesh

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You need a switch! I have a bakelite one to a rebuilt Hoover I'd sell, or there is this great condition original one. Looks like it just needs the screws! You may be able to get them down in price too. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Round-O...

Otherwise, looks great!


Post# 442683 , Reply# 2   6/6/2021 at 23:56 by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Actually, an even better deal for a slightly nicer switch here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/324656748632QUE...

Post# 442827 , Reply# 3   6/11/2021 at 07:58 by bikerray (Middle Earth)        

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It could definitely use a rebristling and should have wire rug guards to keep the rug from being sucked up into the vacuum.

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