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Filter Queen from Goodwill
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Post# 457192   10/2/2022 at 16:25 by bikerray (Middle Earth)        

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Found this at Goodwill for $4.99 and with my $5 off coupon I got it for FREE

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Post# 457193 , Reply# 1   10/2/2022 at 16:44 by Thevacomaticiec (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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Thats a sweet score . Does it work good got all the tools?

Post# 457194 , Reply# 2   10/2/2022 at 16:56 by cam2s (Nebraska)        

What a great find! The old Chocolate brown Filter Queens are really great vacuums. Very simple and very well built. If you can acquire the power nozzle you’d have a great power team! Make sure to use genuine filter cones

Post# 457196 , Reply# 3   10/2/2022 at 17:55 by human (Pines of Carolina)        

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I got one of similar to that from Goodwill a few years ago. Cost me $5 and then I spent another $50 or so refurbishing it. It never worked that great, nor could I get the dog smell out of it. After relegating it to the barn for five or six years, I finally donated it a little over a year ago to the church I was attending at the time for their rummage sale. It has not been missed.

I hope yours turns out better. The price was certainly right.


Post# 457197 , Reply# 4   10/2/2022 at 18:30 by fantomfan57 (Central Texas)        
Curious....

How does one get a $5 coupon at Goodwill?

Post# 457198 , Reply# 5   10/2/2022 at 19:05 by bikerray (Middle Earth)        

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It works great, both Hi and Low speed

It's missing the crevice tool and the bare floor tool

I don't care about the power nozzle that's what I have uprights for

After I cleaned it, it now smells like black cherry

For every dollar you spend at Goodwill you get 1 point. When you get 100 points they give you a $5 coupon.



Post# 457237 , Reply# 6   10/4/2022 at 15:18 by bikerray (Middle Earth)        

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"Make sure to use genuine filter cones"


You mean the ones that Steel city says are no longer available?


Post# 457253 , Reply# 7   10/5/2022 at 15:55 by Dysonman1 (the county)        

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These filters are identical in every way to the original. Obviously filter queen‘s patents were up many decades ago. I proudly sell and use these filters.

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Post# 457254 , Reply# 8   10/5/2022 at 15:59 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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Lollolol spend $100 to save $5 - what a deal (sarcasm)

It's a nice cleaner, I have one too I got on eBay for 99 cents. Mine has different wheels on the caddy though but it's the same caddy.

I never knew they sold new cones for these, I always kept buying NOS packs of bags.

I always make my vacuums just as they left the assembly line.


Post# 457258 , Reply# 9   10/5/2022 at 18:53 by bikerray (Middle Earth)        

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I picked up a pack of Envirocare Filter Cones and currently using those.

Post# 457449 , Reply# 10   10/16/2022 at 14:46 by rivstg1 (colorado springs)        

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ditto for me too bikerray. they work great, even reuse them ( blow them out with compressed air) several times

Post# 457459 , Reply# 11   10/17/2022 at 07:48 by Paul (USA)        

Congrats, Ray, and you didn't even have to spend a crown for your -Queen! (1 Crown = 0.011100 US $.)


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