Thread Number: 43766  /  Tag: 80s/90s Vacuum Cleaners
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Post# 456738   9/13/2022 at 18:40 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        

Itís a Milwaukee canister 20 gallon I believe. It has one part of the handle broken but can be easily fixed and duct tape on the hose. Runs great but little rusty inside.

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Post# 456739 , Reply# 1   9/13/2022 at 19:04 by Thevacomaticiec (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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You could get it clean up the outside and inside put a new hose and use it as your own mega shopvac for a while sell it later be interesting to own i think .

Post# 456742 , Reply# 2   9/13/2022 at 20:06 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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Motor will likely need work based on the state of it but these are always good for the garage and cleaning out the car.

Post# 456744 , Reply# 3   9/13/2022 at 20:22 by Thevacomaticiec (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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I second your comment motor will need service and a cleaning

Post# 456746 , Reply# 4   9/13/2022 at 20:45 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        
Not sure if these are rare

But i pass up the offer because my grandma said it has cement in it and i checked and it doesnt. The hose was blowing out air and i couldn't find a reverse switch on it.

Post# 456750 , Reply# 5   9/14/2022 at 00:53 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Its

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It's a milwaukee it's solid. Is buy it.

Post# 456766 , Reply# 6   9/14/2022 at 22:06 by repairman (Woodridge, IL)        

There's no reverse switch. The hose is in the blower port and should be in the port on the red drum of the vacuum.

I might be wrong, but that looks like it was made by Shop Vac. I believe they make the wet/dry vacuums for Dayton as well.

Used Wet/Dry vacs are a dime a dozen. I would recommend a Ridgid at your local Home Depot. You don't know how much life is left on the motor since it was used in a concrete application. That dust is the Achilles heel to bearings.


Post# 456826 , Reply# 7   9/16/2022 at 20:25 by fantomfan57 (Central Texas)        
I have always....

been concerned with really vintage "shop vac's" because you never know what the person vacuumed up into it. Like for instance, Asbestos.

Post# 456905 , Reply# 8   9/19/2022 at 22:19 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
How

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Much was the vacuum?

Post# 457114 , Reply# 9   9/28/2022 at 13:21 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        
I wanna say $10 or $12, if not $15.

I think


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