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Post# 465513   8/25/2023 at 17:11 by PowerstarEnergy (Portland, Tennessee)        

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The Riccar Supralite Cordless, the most rebadgable upright on the market. There are more rebadges, but I do not have time to find them all. Are there anymore rebadgable
vacuums? I know some more, but I want to here your opinions.

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Post# 465514 , Reply# 1   8/25/2023 at 18:58 by PowerstarEnergy (Portland, Tennessee)        
This is embarrassing...

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Hear* not here. I am a junior in high school lol.

Post# 465517 , Reply# 2   8/26/2023 at 00:08 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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There is the Sanitaire version….the Quickboost…

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Post# 465518 , Reply# 3   8/26/2023 at 02:25 by repairman (Woodridge, IL)        

Sanitaire Quickboost, Titan T500, Aerus Lite, David D2000, Cleanmax Zoom, Tornado ULW, and I'm probably missing some.

For a short period of time in 2007 (I believe), Hoover had a rebadged Supralite made for them.

There's also the Simplicity Freedom, but that's one of Tacony's own brands. Same thing with the now defunct Fuller Brush.

Post# 465519 , Reply# 4   8/26/2023 at 06:42 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Here is our friend Roger showing the UK’s version - it’s branded the Truvox Valet:

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Post# 465532 , Reply# 5   8/26/2023 at 14:28 by PowerstarEnergy (Portland, Tennessee)        
Black and Decker

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Another vacuum cleaner worthy of the title is the Black and Decker Air Swivel.

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Post# 465571 , Reply# 6   8/27/2023 at 12:56 by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

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I've seen alot of commercial vacuums sold under different brands but basically the same thing.

Post# 465574 , Reply# 7   8/27/2023 at 13:31 by ilovehoovers (England)        

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Whichever Chinese company makes these must be laughing their way to the bank

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Post# 465588 , Reply# 8   8/27/2023 at 19:40 by FanOfVacuums2 (Williamsburg, VA)        

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The Black & Decker AirSwivel and all the other things it has been called are made by Midea. I cannot help but notice that they tossed a better cyclone into the Eureka version.

Post# 465623 , Reply# 9   8/28/2023 at 20:45 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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The USA and Canada should require importers to include the Chinese factory name and city on the ratings plate so the consumer can know where their Eureka, Hoover, Shark, Bissell or whatever was really made. We’d then have a better idea which 3 or 4 Chinese factories are creating all these clones labeled with different classic American brand names. It certainly would clarify the source of dozens of brand names plastered onto all those rechargeable bagless stick vacs and hand vacs and robot vacs.

Post# 465647 , Reply# 10   8/29/2023 at 13:34 by kirbylux77 (London, Ontario, Canada)        

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Agreed, Brian! Another issue this would help with is when a manufacturer discontinues a model & certain parts for it. That way, you would know whether a clone was made by the same factory & if you could take parts off a used model.

Post# 465667 , Reply# 11   8/30/2023 at 07:29 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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It used to really bother me when looking at ratings plates for store brand vacuums. If you looked at the plate on any Sears Kenmore vacuum, you would have to know what the model numbers meant to figure out which factory made the cleaner. With a handful of factories in Communist China now producing so many vacuums, it’s only right that the North American consumer can know the name of the factory and the city in which it is located.

Post# 465688 , Reply# 12   8/30/2023 at 21:08 by FanOfVacuums2 (Williamsburg, VA)        

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Believe it or not, the best vacuum cleaner importing company about making it obvious what manufacturer produced the machine is Bissell. At the end of their serial numbers, they always include a code for the manufacturer. For example, E is Eup, S is Samsung, KCA is KingClean, MDA is Midea, and so forth. I have always appreciated the consistency of their data stickers.

Post# 465692 , Reply# 13   8/31/2023 at 08:04 by mieles5380leo (Virginia)        

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What does mea at the end of the serial number stand for? I saw a robot one with that behind the serial number.

Post# 465709 , Reply# 14   8/31/2023 at 22:49 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Very interesting FanofVacuums! That’s good to know!!!!

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