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Sunbeam Shop Vac!
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Post# 101812   6/24/2010 at 13:57 (3,400 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        

Now how cool is this!! I didn't know Sunbeam made a shop-vac.

Too bad it's not in better condition.

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Post# 101814 , Reply# 1   6/24/2010 at 14:24 (3,400 days old) by vintageroyal611 ()        

I've seen that exact vacuum with the Black & Decker name, Singer Porch and Patio (own one. in the box, used though) and Westinghouse(also have). They're dry pick-up only vacuums and that one looks like it was used wet

Post# 101818 , Reply# 2   6/24/2010 at 15:12 (3,400 days old) by rickenbacker ()        

How very pretty!

I went nuts when I found a shop vac branded vacuum in B-n-Q for 30!

... I also went nuts when I realised how sh** it was!
After a mere months usage the plastic on the hood started to warp and it began blowing crap out of the top of it, or water if it was used wet. However, I did use it for domestic cleaning and I now have an extendable vacuum to suck up alsorts of rubbish! lol

Charlie... just like every other time

Post# 102168 , Reply# 3   6/30/2010 at 11:51 (3,394 days old) by vacuumboy1993 ()        

hummm...that's so cool! I didn't know that Sunbeam made those kind of vacuums, I also have seen this same machine sold by many other brands, and I have one made by Tornado wich is very similar, at least the metal dust bin is the same except for the colour and the lettering ^^

Post# 102597 , Reply# 4   7/5/2010 at 13:49 (3,389 days old) by kirbyluxhoover (Pinole, CA)        
The Original Shop Vac

My Dad has that same vac from the early 70's with a brown top and white on the middle of the can with red elongaged diamonds. It say "The Original Shop Vac" on the brown top. Next time I am over at his house I'll take some pics. It uses a double filter system of a fabric bag with a paper bag over it. The power is not so hot but a nice sized vac and dry pick up only.

Post# 102630 , Reply# 5   7/6/2010 at 03:52 (3,388 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

For orig Shop Vacs--can the newer pleated filters fit in place of the bags?That should improve the performance of the machine.

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