Thread Number: 35214  /  Tag: 80s/90s Vacuum Cleaners
My 1987 Kirby Heritage II Makeover
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Post# 379166   10/2/2017 at 20:36 by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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I have just begun the transformation of my 1987 Kirby Heritage II from a disposable bag (Mini Emtor) machine to a shake out (Sani Emtor) one!

Progress so far: short rear axle (102080) installed!


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Post# 379176 , Reply# 1   10/3/2017 at 10:07 by sptyks (Woburn, MA)        

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Ben, what is the main reason why you are doing this conversion?

Just curious.



Post# 379178 , Reply# 2   10/3/2017 at 10:18 by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Why, I am going to convert from disposable bags (Mini Emtor) to a shake out bag (Sani Emtor).

What I really mean is that this machine did come with a shake out bag, but not everything on it was correct to my preferred specifications.


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Post# 379230 , Reply# 3   10/4/2017 at 14:16 by sptyks (Woburn, MA)        

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So Ben, it seems that you may prefer shakeout bag systems over disposable ones. Is that because you prefer not to buy disposable bags? Just wondering.





Post# 379232 , Reply# 4   10/4/2017 at 15:33 by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Right... and the fact that shake out bags for the '80s Kirbys are rare!


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