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I was a vac salesman for halloween! Look!
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Post# 3461   11/2/2006 at 22:02 (4,099 days old) by jaseventura ()        

It was in the low to mid 30's, so I had to dress warmly!

Post# 3462 , Reply# 1   11/2/2006 at 23:07 (4,099 days old) by charles~richard ()        

Now THAT's the way to scare up sales! Can you imagine the reaction if a sweeper salesman actually went door to door dressed like that! HAHAHA!

Post# 3463 , Reply# 2   11/2/2006 at 23:46 (4,099 days old) by swingette ()        

very, very nice. did you use a shoulder strap, Jason? did you lug the second upright around as well?

Post# 3480 , Reply# 3   11/3/2006 at 11:41 (4,098 days old) by jaseventura ()        

I did use the shoulder strap. I carried the other around also, but it was quite a bit easier than when I went as a salesman years ago, lugging around a Kirby Classic! And besides- this year and last, it was on main street instead of all over the neighborhood! And when I say "dress warmly", that's a definite understatement! It may have been in the 30's outside, but I was pretty toasty! That suit is vinyl, and it doesn't breath! When I got home, I had another pic taken to go on the fan collector forum titled "You don't know the power of the Emerson!"

Post# 3487 , Reply# 4   11/3/2006 at 14:55 (4,098 days old) by convertible68 ()        

Awesome! That nice C-series Kirby (or is it an R model?) really adds to the Darth Vader look, IMHO.

Post# 3501 , Reply# 5   11/3/2006 at 19:01 (4,098 days old) by jaseventura ()        

the floor model is a C with the headlight, the one that's has the hose and shoulder strap, is model C without or missing the headlight.

Post# 3518 , Reply# 6   11/4/2006 at 19:59 (4,097 days old) by vacuumkid3 ()        
I was a Kirby Salesman!

I am afraid I don't have pics to show me dressed up, but I wore a suit and tie, with...a Kirby pin! I carried around a Classic III booklet to show the kids at school about what a Kirby can do! Like the jig-saw, for example. Many kids, surprisingly, were impressed about Kirby's. I actually found out that several kids have seen Kirby's before, and several teachers used to have Kirby's, too! My health teacher had a "brown" Kirby, obviously the 1-CR or the Omega. My band director had a "red" Kirby, which of course is the Classic III. Why did they get rid of it, I don't know...

P.S. I didn't sell a single vacuum; not that I would want to! :-)

Post# 3548 , Reply# 7   11/6/2006 at 07:15 (4,096 days old) by centralvacman ()        
check out this costume!!!!

found this in a magazine ,you can see the Electrolux end cap for a helmet

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