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Vacuum hose tube

On central vac hose there is a 6 inch chrome tube that slips into handle and the extension wand snaps on to it.....is there a replacement part available for that as one of my customers has broken off the spring loaded little retracable nubb.

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    replacent part # needed

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There are spring loaded button replacements and most vac repair shops should have them.

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