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Offline Tom93

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Tristar CXL/DXL
« on: March 03, 2021, 11:31:32 am »
Wanted one of these for ages so was really glad to pick this one up in decent nick (with plenty of spare bags) for £25. I believe these were sold door-to-door like Kirbys?

I am on the hunt for a few bits - a crevice tool, a replacement post filter and most importantly the big chrome badge that's missing off the side. Suspect they'll need to come from the US, though.

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It's an amazing machine though - feels like it's from the 50s but built in '94. Powerhead is totally overkill but I kinda like that. I've got a fairly longpile rug that it does a great job on.


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Re: Tristar CXL/DXL
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2021, 07:32:56 pm »
I've never seen one of those, thanks for sharing.

I'd have assumed it was 50s as well, surprising it's only from 94.  :o

It wasn't a lot of money either!

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Re: Tristar CXL/DXL
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2023, 06:47:08 am »
Those are from the 1990s, though the basic layout goes back to the mid 1940s.


 

 

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