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Convertable to match the new Connie
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Post# 611   9/4/2006 at 12:16 (4,789 days old) by frkirby511 ()        

I was thinking...wouldn't it be nice if Hoover produced a new classic styled Convertable to go with the new Connie. Can you imagine a silver/stainless steel and black design; or black and white design..!!! Somebody who has some clout with Hoover should suggest it to them. Or maybe they're already thinking in that direction. Whada'think???

Bruce Cinquegrani
Memphis





Post# 612 , Reply# 1   9/4/2006 at 12:36 (4,789 days old) by myvacsrock (New York, NY)        

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GREAT IDEA!!!! I would LOVE that!!!

Kyle (myvacsrock)


Post# 618 , Reply# 2   9/4/2006 at 15:08 (4,788 days old) by cirtcele ()        
I'd buy it

...they could use the commercial Guardsman, which is still in production, and add a classic-style hood and bag. It wouldn't be that difficult to make. It would make a great rug-cleaning companion to the Constellation.

Post# 630 , Reply# 3   9/4/2006 at 22:09 (4,788 days old) by swingette ()        

well, lots of folks (me) never took to the plastic main casting. and i think we can assume anything under 200 dollars would have to be chinese. add more $ for metal castings. they could sell an aluminum Convertible as a premium vacuum, but should add sealed bearings to the agitator, and perhaps a squeegee/brush strip to allow the bottom plate to hug bare floors. it CAN be done, with good advertising.

Post# 642 , Reply# 4   9/5/2006 at 08:01 (4,788 days old) by timborow (Georgia)        
I agree

The only way the Convertible would make it today is to have the ability to clean bare floors. They would have to add a squeegee and a non-beater bar brush roll. Hoover could pair it with a constellation or that little shoulder vac they make. I know they could give Oreck and the Oreck wannabes a run for their money. The Hoover name alone would sell it I think. Of course price would play into it. I would love to hear the gentle purr of an old Convertible any day over my SCREAMING Oreck. Although,it does very well in my situation.
I hope someone from Hoover monitors these sites. Maybe they will get the idea and run with it. Tim


Post# 857 , Reply# 5   9/8/2006 at 04:09 (4,785 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

I too want to see the Convertable come back-and yes,make the machine and fan from METAL-not plastic.the Plastic sedigns should be run thru the shredder!

Post# 1089 , Reply# 6   9/11/2006 at 14:05 (4,781 days old) by vacman ()        
Hoover Convertible 2 Match Constellation

I second that emotion!




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