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Post# 445266   8/28/2021 at 09:45 (301 days old) by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Seems like a good price compared to other sweepers. https://www.ebay.com/itm/202877050295QUE...

Post# 445267 , Reply# 1   8/28/2021 at 09:57 (301 days old) by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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I've had this one on my watch list for a long time. At least a couple years. The $40 S&H is a big killer. It often goes on sale for 80-90% off though like it is now. The finish has a lot of damage (layer peeling), 2 tires are missing.

Post# 445273 , Reply# 2   8/28/2021 at 13:18 (301 days old) by phaeton (Los Angeles )        
Krantz Sweeper Made Expressly for L. W. & S.

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hoover300 and huskyvacs and others that might be interested

eBay item number:313651047655 - Seattle, Washington Goodwill - Time left: 4d 08h, Ends Wednesday, 8:01PM

Not bad but instructions on bottom is torn.


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Post# 445276 , Reply# 3   8/28/2021 at 14:15 (301 days old) by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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Yea that one is in considerably better shape for sure. Also no handle on that one either - I wonder how they all get their handles missing?

Post# 449817 , Reply# 4   2/2/2022 at 20:47 by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        
Well, I caved

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And bought it. The finish peeling you saw was the rubber bag seal - it was in upside down. The paper label is almost mint and after some oil the metal top looks better too. Interestingly, unlike the one from Goodwill, mine does not have a metal plate behind the roller wheels, just wood. The veneer on the very back is warped, but it is in a spot where I can peel it all away, stain the wood, and no one will know the difference. Pics to come!

Post# 449818 , Reply# 5   2/2/2022 at 20:48 by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Here it is with my Thomas. Shipping was only $26 to me!

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Post# 449823 , Reply# 6   2/2/2022 at 23:15 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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wow thats gorgeous! it really cleaned up nicely



Post# 449871 , Reply# 7   2/4/2022 at 08:30 by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
"--on my watch list for a long time--"

huskyvacs,
You can watch for at least 3 very similar types in my back room behind the back room.Their long time is quickly running out as it is time for a load to the scrap metal yard.
Jimmy
423-268-4841


Post# 449879 , Reply# 8   2/4/2022 at 16:45 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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You know what Goodwill and antiques shops are, right? Facebook ads and Craigslist?


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