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Old 08-01-2019, 06:08 PM   #1
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Cyclo Model 5 Age?

Looking at a pretty nice looking used Cyclo Model 5.

Is there anywhere to determine age with the serial number?
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Old 08-02-2019, 01:55 PM   #2
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We've had several...

I don't think the actual age should matter if it's in good shape - it could have been barely used.

I do know "the older ones" have the switch situated that if you are holding the Cyclo "up right" (as you would be polishing a vertical Airstream panel) and it slightly slips in your hand it hits your hand & "turns on". We found that to be a problem when tired...the newer ones were redesigned so they are more "fail safe".

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Old 08-02-2019, 03:16 PM   #3
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A couple of years ago a buddy of mine showed up with a cyclo branded as Craftsman. Back then there was some history info on the manufacturers website that told us his was from the 60s. Unfortunately I no longer see that info on their web pages.
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Mine has year manufactured on the backside, no code.
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Old 11-05-2019, 07:38 AM   #5
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I am selling my lightly used Cyclo 5. $125. I also have a Makita sander/polisher.
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Would be nice if older replies were flagged in some way.
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I am selling my lightly used Cyclo 5. $125. I also have a Makita sander/polisher.
have you sold it yet?
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