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Post# 217998   2/7/2013 at 10:34 (1,510 days old) by hoove94 ()        

well i went to an estate sale and saw a kirby...i wasnt sure about it because the price was $90. well i went back this just passed saturday and it was still there, so i ask the woman if she would be open to tades for the kirby, she said yes it depends and that she will call me wendsday...well i took my dyson dc21 demonstrated it for her and she said...looks like we have a deal...i was sooo happy to get this model.
i was cleaning it up last night and reached into the sani pocket to find a little bottle of odorific.
it came with all the original attachments, a new belt, and all of the original packing...i dont thing that the hose has ever been used.
the bag needed a good washing so i did that and gave it a little bit of hand polishing with some rubbing compound....OH did i mention it has a brand new never been used SHAG KING!!!!! omg lol ...its a great vacuum...very loud though. nothing wrong. just all the air flow

Post# 217999 , Reply# 1   2/7/2013 at 10:35 (1,510 days old) by hoove94 ()        


Post# 218012 , Reply# 2   2/7/2013 at 12:06 (1,510 days old) by dysondestijl (east midlands, UK)        

in my opinion, the classic 3 is the most beautiful kirby ever made!!

Post# 218854 , Reply# 3   2/12/2013 at 10:33 (1,505 days old) by hoove94 ()        
update.... the reason it was so loud is that the safety switch was stuck in the high this common?

Post# 218874 , Reply# 4   2/12/2013 at 13:37 (1,505 days old) by Ultimatevacman ( Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK)        

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What a great find! Well done!

Post# 218878 , Reply# 5   2/12/2013 at 13:56 (1,505 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Yes, that could happen. If that is the case the safety switch should then be replaced. It is available from Kirby under part #134380.


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