Vacuum Cleaners/Cubby Vac parts

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I have a Cubby Vac with two problems.  The first and major is that the feed and retract plastic gear is eaten up.  I'm looking for a replacement gear, or new gear assembly.  Right now I have to try and force the hose back into the unit as well as pull the hose out - not good fhr the hose.

Second problem is the main handle assembly has become loose and I've had to tape the hose and handle together.  

Help.

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Hello John. Thank you for your question. Cubby Vac is not widely distributed on the West Coast so I have little familiarity with the brand. The best advice I can give you is the same as to the previous Cubby Vac owners: Visit the MD Manufacturing website (I think it is builtinvacuums.com). This comprehensive site should answer  any questions you have.  Or give them a call for personalized assistance.
 I hope this helps a little in your search.  Thanks again!

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Please ask me any questions regarding the efficiency, durability, and value of 99.5% of today's vacuum cleaners, residential and commercial. I am able to help, also, with your residential carpet cleaners and vapor steamers. I cannot answer questions such as "how much should I pay for my vac?" "how often should I change the bag, belt, filter?" or "how often should I vacuum?" , etc. I also will not advise you how to use equipment for other than its original application; including any disassembly or modification not approved by the unit's manufacturer.

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