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Offline Tom93

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Tristar CXL/DXL
« on: March 03, 2021, 01:31:32 PM »
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, 09:32:56 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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