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1973 Lakewood S-23!

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seaninlou68 (12 days ago)
Has anyone ever heard of a Lakewood p 222 ?  it was a plastic bladed  2 speed from the mid 80s , the Low speed was the super low speed like the one used on the 3 speed models, it's as if they left out the medium speed , I had one,,, I have never seen another one.
Emerson Collie (24 days ago)
I still have both of my S-23 and S-223.
VegaBass25 (24 days ago)
Great find, Classic fan. I'm always willing to drive a few hours to get a decent fan like this, But I enjoy driving quite a bit.
thebombyall76 (24 days ago)
nice find. worth the hour and a half drive for sure.
blitzblotz (24 days ago)
I have an avocado green Country Air 3 speed. Got it years ago when I saw your video about it. This past summer our basement was damp from the humidity and my niece had it running for 2 weeks straight! Still in great shape, tho. The fan is a beast.
Lemont The Fan Man (24 days ago)
Wow cool box fan i remember these in the 80s i was born in 1973 when this fan was produced i enjoyed the video can't wait to see more videos soon ..
Simeon Christensen (24 days ago)
I would keep my eye out for one
craigsclocks (24 days ago)
Love the orange with the metal blades. Great find.
Jeff Bousquet (24 days ago)
Hey Spats! Great vid, I've been a subscriber of yours for awhile, but there is no darn way to tag users or send a private message on here! Not sure if you've ever owned any Edison/Toastmaster branded box fans, but is there any chance you'd mind taking a quick look at this vid I posted a little while back, and see if you have any advice for me? Thanks in advance!
D. B. - Vintage (24 days ago)
I love the smell of Vintage in the morning - it smells like ... victory.
ToryTheFanMan (25 days ago)
That ones a year older than mine. Mines a 1974 model. I love my S-23. The guy sounds like my grandma lol. I find that when inquiring about old box fans like this (like the Avocado and Terracotta and the blue Kmart ones) I just say "i want that orange box fan" or whatever. Anyways..Great find! and interesting story as well. Cool startup sound too. Mine has the typical "whoo whoos" like most Lakewood -23 series box fans. If i find another P-21 ill let you know.
AMDRADEONRUBY (25 days ago)
Nice video im a fan of Spats and Harley
Maxxarcade (25 days ago)
I have a fan just like that, but with the plastic blade. It was a trash find, and is missing the front grille. Nice to see how it would look when restored :-)