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Post# 467104   10/28/2023 at 09:47 by Gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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Thanks to Bill wood, I've added 2 must haves to my collection! Yes, a Dirtsearcher and Ranger.... from u.k. a few years back, I Ctually purchased 2 Seniors .... fell through in disaster. But.... these additions are wonderful. Thanks, again, bill.

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Post# 467105 , Reply# 1   10/28/2023 at 09:49 by Gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
I must add,

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The sales gone south were not involving Bill. He'd never be involved in a scheme like that. These will take their places with the other British products.

Post# 467111 , Reply# 2   10/28/2023 at 15:17 by JustJunque (Western MA)        

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Very cool, John! Two very nice looking Hoovers!
Congratulations on the acquisitions!

Post# 467118 , Reply# 3   10/29/2023 at 00:30 by Gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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It really is great fun when you finally find machines long sought after.

Post# 467122 , Reply# 4   10/29/2023 at 09:37 by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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Post# 467134 , Reply# 5   10/29/2023 at 14:18 by Thevacomaticiec (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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are  they  220  volt  or  120- 

Post# 467165 , Reply# 6   10/30/2023 at 01:36 by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Congrats John!

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It's always great when you can add to your collection something that you have been wanting for a long time! Enjoy!

Post# 467170 , Reply# 7   10/30/2023 at 08:34 by JustJunque (Western MA)        

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I just stumbled across Bill's video from 13 years ago, demonstrating the Ranger that you now have!
I really like the colors on that one. I know it's not exciting or flashy. But...neither am I! LOL
I have a $7 thrift store find Convertible in a nice blue, with that same hood style.

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Post# 467224 , Reply# 8   11/1/2023 at 13:04 by Paul (USA)        

What a great feeling when the search ends - congrats!

Post# 467237 , Reply# 9   11/1/2023 at 21:44 by Gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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They are "British current" I have a converter somewhere. There are only about 10 machines that would "complete" my list

Post# 467257 , Reply# 10   11/2/2023 at 18:34 by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Hi John,

Here are my two most-searched-for cleaners as of last year: a 1987 Royal 662Z Heavy Duty Commercial and a 1982 Kirby COMVAC 1600, both for business use. I even got both of them for FREE!


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