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I bought an Avalir 2 :)
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Post# 391657   5/7/2018 at 22:18 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        

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So today I was gonna stop and buy an Avalir 1 but I decided on the Avalir 2. I was unsure about the bag at first but it looks better to me in person. I love this machine and this is my first brand new Kirby purchase. It has a lifetime motor warranty and 3 years on everything else. The handle design is much better to me than my sentria 2. I think that is the biggest improvement overall.

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Post# 391669 , Reply# 1   5/8/2018 at 08:51 by JUJU93 (florida)        

very nice machine. From what I've read online its appearantly quieter than the previous model, is this true? Also can you post pics of what the attachments look like as well as the shampooer


Post# 391670 , Reply# 2   5/8/2018 at 09:01 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        
The upgraded shampooer

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Thatís one reason I got it. Itís a much better design in my opinion and I like the dry foam system. I will post more pics on Thursday.

Post# 391672 , Reply# 3   5/8/2018 at 09:41 by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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I do like the handle

Post# 391679 , Reply# 4   5/8/2018 at 11:53 by vacuumdevil (Denver)        

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Can you post a video of it ?I'm curious what it sounds like. There was a rumor going around that they were going to put a brushless motor in that can you confirm or deny that?

Post# 391702 , Reply# 5   5/8/2018 at 17:55 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        
It sounds almost identical to my sentria 2

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I do not believe they put a brushless motor in it. It Still has the classic Kirby sound. I will post a video Thursday.

Post# 391703 , Reply# 6   5/8/2018 at 17:57 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        

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The handle design really does create a better feel than my previous Kirbyís. It also seems to be more sturdy than previous models.

Post# 391722 , Reply# 7   5/9/2018 at 01:45 by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

The Avalir 2 DOES NOT have a brushless motor.

Post# 391749 , Reply# 8   5/9/2018 at 15:23 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        

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I would rather replace carbon brushes any day that have to buy a circuit board that cost hundreds of dollars...

Post# 391752 , Reply# 9   5/9/2018 at 18:03 by human (Pines of Carolina)        
carbon brushes vs. circuit boards...

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Agreed. Carbon brushes = self-destruct systems.

Post# 391903 , Reply# 10   5/12/2018 at 15:54 by Mpbyrd (Connelly Springs, NC)        
More pics

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Im not sure how to post video links here...

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Post# 392013 , Reply# 11   5/16/2018 at 10:43 by sleepdoc (St. Louis, MO)        

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Congrats on your new Kirby! Love it!

Post# 392017 , Reply# 12   5/16/2018 at 12:22 by completenutt (West Hollywood, California)        

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It really is so gorgeous! OMG! What a machine!!

Post# 392076 , Reply# 13   5/18/2018 at 00:33 by vacuumdevil (Denver)        

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Somebody was saying that that came with a new style bare floor vacuum tool but that looks like the same old one they've been selling for years.

Can you confirm or deny that?

Post# 392097 , Reply# 14   5/18/2018 at 16:24 by Adambomb (Missouri)        

Same old, cheap, plastic combo floor tool

Post# 392150 , Reply# 15   5/20/2018 at 22:37 by JUJU93 (florida)        
avalir2 owners manual

im waiting for KIRBY to upload the DVD owners manual on their youtube page. Hopefully it'll be soon

Post# 392156 , Reply# 16   5/21/2018 at 06:14 by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

My Avalir "1.2" was dropped off last night-the version with the red trim.It came with the cloth tool case.Will try it when I get home from work.

Post# 392160 , Reply# 17   5/21/2018 at 07:24 by godfreys_guy (Melbourne, Australia)        
Whoever has the avalir 2

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Did it come with the DVD?

Post# 392190 , Reply# 18   5/22/2018 at 00:47 by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

My Avalir 2 and the Avalir "1.2" did not come with a DVD.

Post# 392203 , Reply# 19   5/22/2018 at 14:30 by Adambomb (Missouri)        

My new Avalir 2 did not come with a DVD either. The distributor I dealt with explained to me that Kirby will not produce DVDs anymore as the same material can be viewed on Kirby's website or on their YouTube channel.

Post# 392217 , Reply# 20   5/22/2018 at 22:10 by JUJU93 (florida)        

They probaby felt that it was cost saving by not producing physical copies of their DVDs, and not only that but they figured whats the point in producing it, if its gonna end up on our youtube channel. I hope they came up with a DVD for this model (AVALIR2) and that they're going to upload it on their youtube channel soon. I say this because their youtube page isnt updated so I can assume they haven't worked on that site yet. Because lets be honest the "How to videos" suck and I don't mean that disrespectfully. With an acctual dvd we get to see how the machine and attachments/accessories are used in a typical household seetings. With the "how to videos" on kirby's youtube/ website theyre way to brief and dont give much of a description.

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