Thread Number: 44794  /  Tag: Pre-1950 Vacuum Cleaners
Reskinning a Lux isn't fun
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Post# 465261   8/12/2023 at 23:13 (313 days old) by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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...but boy did it need it. The old leatherette was full of holes and tears, concealed by sharpie. While I was at it I gave it a buff. Anyone that has had to do this to a pre XXX Electrolux, my condolences. It took like 2 hrs just to glue/cut the new leatherette and fit the cast rings! The only thing left is to get a handle for it.

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Post# 465264 , Reply# 1   8/13/2023 at 04:30 (313 days old) by MIVintageVacs (Royal Oak MI)        

Wow what a transformation, It looks like a brand new machine! Did you have to remove the riveted parts or were you able to tuck the edge of the new leather underneath? Looks great! Thanks for sharing.

Post# 465267 , Reply# 2   8/13/2023 at 08:25 (313 days old) by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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Jesus, I wouldn't even know how to begin on a project like that!


Post# 465298 , Reply# 3   8/14/2023 at 17:49 (312 days old) by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Original leatherette Swedish XII with the redone one

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Post# 465353 , Reply# 4   8/17/2023 at 11:09 (309 days old) by human (Pines of Carolina)        

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It may not have been fun, but it's a job well done. The result certainly speaks for itself.


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