Thread Number: 43937  /  Tag: Recent Vacuum Cleaners from past 20 years
Unknown year for Oreck magnesium.
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Post# 458013   11/16/2022 at 20:15 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        

My friend say itís from 2005 but Iíd say itís just a prototype model. But you can be the judge. Not my picture itís my friendís.

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Post# 458018 , Reply# 1   11/17/2022 at 00:19 by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

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The Magnesium came out in 2011.

Post# 458046 , Reply# 2   11/18/2022 at 18:40 by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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What is with everyone keep thinking they have a prototype model of something? Not even the most longtime collectors on here have prototypes of vacuums.

The Oreck Magnesium series uses a non-linear date format, and it would have been printed on a little sticker attached over the sticker following the "DATE:" on the label. It has fallen off, or the label was never affixed.

Contact Oreck with your serial number and they should be able to give you the date.


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Post# 458058 , Reply# 3   11/19/2022 at 06:09 by OldCrankman (Lawrenceburg, Indiana)        
This one dont have number by the date.

Its a mystery.

Post# 458059 , Reply# 4   11/19/2022 at 08:05 by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
"--thinking they have a prototype model of something?

I think I have a prototype of an Electrolux Discovery labeled as a 'Cambridge'.The biggest difference is a foot pedal handle release that was not used on Discovery.I also think I have seen, but do not have, a prototype of the first Elux upright in white color with many features not seen later.

Post# 458064 , Reply# 5   11/19/2022 at 11:58 by vacuumdevil (Vacuum Hell )        

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That would happen quite often. The adhesive with the date code sticker often fell off after a little bit of use. You can kind guess it's date ,based on if it's a plastic base or a magnesium base.

Post# 458074 , Reply# 6   11/19/2022 at 17:44 by FanOfVacuums2 (Williamsburg, VA)        

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If you want to know the real age of the unit, the motors usually have some kind of date on them, although it varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Post# 458110 , Reply# 7   11/21/2022 at 14:23 by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

Are these LW100 units any good? I trash picked one for my neighbor who is an Oreck fanatic but he returned it to my driveway without explanation. It worked but needed a full cleanup. I put it into my dumpster as I have no want for it. If anyone here local wants to come get it, PM me this week. I doubt anyone will.



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