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Post# 97543   5/2/2010 at 19:59 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        

First a c-4 Compact,with everything but the wands,rug tool and floor tool,but everything else,even the rediculous thing they called a carpet sweeper,and the polisher and book, all in the original boxes!

Post# 97544 , Reply# 1   5/2/2010 at 20:00 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
another pic

Runs great!

Post# 97545 , Reply# 2   5/2/2010 at 20:01 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
Book etc

I have never seen this book before, dated 1960.

Post# 97546 , Reply# 3   5/2/2010 at 20:03 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        

A Turbotronic!, a gift from our president,who knows my love of the old the odd and the unusual!

Post# 97547 , Reply# 4   5/2/2010 at 20:07 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
I once worked for a vac shop that....

Sold Turbotronics in the early 80s,but they were made by Metropolitan,this is made by Arkay Electromatic Co..Bronx 55 New York!!

Post# 97549 , Reply# 5   5/2/2010 at 20:08 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
Gets The Hidden Dirt With The Speed Of a JET!

Well...thats what the label says....Thanks again Morgan, I love it!

Post# 97550 , Reply# 6   5/2/2010 at 20:10 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
And last but not least!!

Donald came from an auction with this!!! A model 60 Electrolux...for 5.00 with the book and all attachments!

Post# 97551 , Reply# 7   5/2/2010 at 20:12 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        
It cleaned up real nice.

The bristles and insert on the dust brush were rotten,but I have some new ones somewhere in all my junk!

Post# 97552 , Reply# 8   5/2/2010 at 20:14 (3,687 days old) by petek (Ontario)        
Nice stuff, never heard of the Turbotronic

I'm old, odd and unusual, do you want me too?

btw that Compact manual cover looks like the fabric on your chair... did you notice.

Post# 97555 , Reply# 9   5/2/2010 at 20:18 (3,687 days old) by kenkart ()        

Im fairly old 44 real odd and have always been unusual too !!!!

Post# 97561 , Reply# 10   5/2/2010 at 21:19 (3,687 days old) by fairfax88 (Orlando, FL)        
Hey Hans,

Send me that Model 60 and let me buff it all out for you
I would LOVE to do that!!

Post# 97563 , Reply# 11   5/2/2010 at 21:33 (3,687 days old) by luxg ()        

That Turbotronic is sure an interesting machine. Hans, do you have any of the tools that would have gone with this machine. Just wondering what they would look like. Kind of reminds me of a Electro Hygiene or a Royal.


Post# 97573 , Reply# 12   5/2/2010 at 23:22 (3,687 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        

Hans, the Compact Magic Disc carpet sweeper is next to useless, but it's so pretty!

I also have that Compact manual -- the cover graphics are very cool.

I love the hose on the Turbotronic! What a cool combination of turquoise and silver.

Post# 97578 , Reply# 13   5/2/2010 at 23:55 (3,687 days old) by caligula (Benton, Pa)        
What a beautiful Electrolux model LX

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From what I can see whoever had this Electrolux took very good care of it! And the attachments are placed correctly on the companion (tool holder). As the two nameplates are red lettering on a yellow background and the cordwinder is chrome. Check to see if there is a dial under the front cover to control the ejection process. If there is no dial, (and I doubt there is) then it's a very early model, most likely 1952. By 1953 they added the dial to slow down the ejection process and prevent it from ejecting before the wrapper (bag) was full. By 1953/4 the nameplates were chrome with the word Electrolux slightly raised.

To me this is the nicest Electrolux ever made. If you use a little 'Mother's polish' the chrome will look factory new. Hope you can bring this to the convention for all of us to see.

Thanks for sharing.

Alex Taber

Post# 97585 , Reply# 14   5/3/2010 at 06:36 (3,687 days old) by vinvac (Dubuque IA)        

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I am glad you like the Turbotronic! It does fit the odd and unusual. Wayne found that for me the same day he found the Hoover 53.

Wish you were coming to the convention.


Post# 97592 , Reply# 15   5/3/2010 at 09:36 (3,687 days old) by luxg ()        

I'll second that one Hans it would be wonderful if you could make it to the convention!!! It's been way to long since you have attended one!!


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