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You think those wheels are original?!
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Post# 105199   8/5/2010 at 19:48 (3,355 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        


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Post# 105202 , Reply# 1   8/5/2010 at 20:15 (3,355 days old) by electroluxxxx (Syracuse, NY )        

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wow that machine was totally repaired by a hillbilly.

"take notice at the front wooden wheels" HA!!!

Post# 105228 , Reply# 2   8/6/2010 at 02:37 (3,355 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Did you notice the REAR wheels-looked like they came from a toy wagon!Was that machine used to clean their barn?Besides the wheels-looks in TERRIBLE shape.

Post# 105231 , Reply# 3   8/6/2010 at 06:45 (3,355 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        
We are NOT amused!

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I guess he found those wheels when he was cleaning out his tool shed. Makes for that perfect restoration!

Post# 105234 , Reply# 4   8/6/2010 at 09:57 (3,355 days old) by rexaird ()        

The real wheels do look like they came off a wagon, and the front ones along with the plug in the front of it are plywood! I think we all need to take note for future repairs.

Post# 105248 , Reply# 5   8/6/2010 at 13:07 (3,355 days old) by filterqueen83 ()        
all I can say

Is Seriously?!? in my little gay tone lol.

Post# 105267 , Reply# 6   8/6/2010 at 17:31 (3,355 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        
Farmer Engineering

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Speaking as one who grew up on a farm, that is definitely "farmer engineering".

Post# 105397 , Reply# 7   8/8/2010 at 06:25 (3,353 days old) by hooverbaby (Dalton in Furness, UK)        
Love it!!

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Charles, I have one of those Packard machines, which I imported from America, to go with my Clements Cadillac with Motor-Driven brush.

Whilst this machine does look somewhat daft, with it's non-original front and rear wheels, it's nice to see it with a Genuine, if stitched-up-like-no-one's-business Packard cloth bag. The circular front cover plate looks like it's been fabricated out of wood! Although it's a shame about this..and especially the front cover, which it may be difficult to reproduce authentically, without such ingenuity, the machine would almost certainly be on the scrap-heap by now!


Post# 105479 , Reply# 8   8/9/2010 at 16:37 (3,352 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        

Does your Packard bag have that cool, round metallic cap on top? I also had a Packard once upon a time but it went the way of one of my Great American Garage Clean-Ups.

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