Thread Number: 44509  /  Tag: Pre-1950 Vacuum Cleaners
30s Kenmore Restoration
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Post# 463072   5/10/2023 at 17:13 (401 days old) by myvacsrock (USA)        

I was not originally going to restore this machine, but ended up with some free time to do so this past week.
Lots of rust on this one! Nearly every screw head needed to be sanded and shined.
Enjoy :)


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Post# 463073 , Reply# 1   5/10/2023 at 17:14 (401 days old) by myvacsrock (USA)        



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Post# 463074 , Reply# 2   5/10/2023 at 17:15 (401 days old) by myvacsrock (USA)        
Unexpected surprise…

A matching Toy Cleaner!

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Post# 463075 , Reply# 3   5/10/2023 at 17:17 (401 days old) by myvacsrock (USA)        
Finishing details and final looks!

Will post a video of it running soon.

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Post# 463076 , Reply# 4   5/10/2023 at 21:03 (401 days old) by kwalsh97214 (Portland)        
Kenmore Deluxe

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So bright and shiny -- me likey a lot.

Post# 463077 , Reply# 5   5/11/2023 at 05:47 (401 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Look! It’s got a “Dial-a-Nap”!!!!!

Great job, Kyle!


Post# 463078 , Reply# 6   5/11/2023 at 07:36 (401 days old) by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
WOW!!

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Kyle,

What a wonderful looking vac. You have done it again, love your work. Thanks for posting. I always enjoy seeing your before and after pictures. Will look forward to seeing the video. Someday I will find one for my collection. I was wondering where did you find the beautiful bag?

Jim




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Post# 463080 , Reply# 7   5/11/2023 at 08:49 (401 days old) by dysonman1 (the county)        

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Great Job, as always. I love mine. Birtman did a beautiful job making those motors.

Post# 463101 , Reply# 8   5/12/2023 at 08:56 (400 days old) by myvacsrock (USA)        
Thanks all!

That was a fun and time consuming restore! Loved it.

 

I have another one coming up in a few weeks. Looks like it is a few years newer...but all the gold and black detailing is too cool! You can see it in the hood, bumper, and bag. Can't wait to get started when the time opens back up!

 

Jim - I actually made this bag! This machine arrived to me with a Hamilton Beach bag installed! Random for sure...probably what a vacuum shop had on hand that would fit the wide bag ring for this model. 

 

Link attached is for the Kenmore!

Photo attached will be the next restore :)



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Post# 463102 , Reply# 9   5/12/2023 at 09:16 (400 days old) by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
very nice

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Kyle,

You are a man of many talents, the bag you made is amazing well done. I'm sure you will make the Kenmore Automatic look amazing as well. They will make a great pair. I'll be watching.

Jim


Post# 463104 , Reply# 10   5/12/2023 at 11:34 (400 days old) by kwalsh97214 (Portland)        
Siblings should stick together

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I agree with VacMadMan above; it would be nice if these two Kenmores remain a pair.


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