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Post# 396440   8/8/2018 at 19:17 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        

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Well, Iím quickly seeing the helpful nature of so many people in this group. I wanted to say a quick thank you to all those whoíve helped me (you know who you are).

Just a couple of days ago, I received a message from another member informing me that if I needed any accessories for my D80, that he had many, and what was best is that he lives within 2 hours of me.

Well, turns out that he also had another D80 (metal fan, a few things about it better than mine) and with all accessories (rug renovator, handi-butler, attachments - all green, all in perfect condition in original box, including original owners manual) I couldnít resist.

He came by today and i tested it out...

Hereís some photos of the machine and itís attachments, as well as a couple of me using it. I have to apologize for me being in my scrubs, as I work at a Veterinary hospital and was off early, also having a bit of a Chronís flareup, so as excited as I was and still am, just not feeling too great, so I didnít bother to change into normal attire...

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Post# 396457 , Reply# 1   8/8/2018 at 20:30 by fairfax88 (Orlando, FL)        

A BEAUTIFUL site!! And the Kirby is nice too!
I really makes me feel so good to do something nice like this,
and to see such a great, sweet guy like this soooooo happy!!

Post# 396463 , Reply# 2   8/8/2018 at 20:53 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        

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Happy is an understatement! Words cannot explain! Thank you so very very much!

Post# 396476 , Reply# 3   8/8/2018 at 22:49 by Rivstg1 (colorado springs)        
killer purchase/find

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wow, I have that model and attachments but not the handi butler or rug renovator. sweet!!!!!! I envy you

Post# 396478 , Reply# 4   8/8/2018 at 23:59 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Nice everything is in good shape including flecx shaft. There is a floor waxer also with d80. It has 2 rotating likmop heads. I don't know if you it hiding in one of the boxes. I have it maybe I'll post pics.
That is brand new some in unopened Kirby bag. Very nice set congrats.

Post# 396496 , Reply# 5   8/9/2018 at 10:29 by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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That is excellent you actually found an all-original Dual Sanitronic 80!


Post# 396505 , Reply# 6   8/9/2018 at 12:47 by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        

Glad you found nice outfit nearby.As I posted in Super Market I found more green atts this week.Do you have original Kirby att box?If you don't,I do.

Post# 396522 , Reply# 7   8/9/2018 at 21:50 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        

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I have the boxes for the Handi-Butler and the Rug Renovator, the box for the attachments I do not have, also, The box for the cleaner itself and I donít have the Roll O Waxer. If you have those, certainly Iím very very very very interested!

Post# 396541 , Reply# 8   8/9/2018 at 23:11 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I have 2 or 3 attachment boxes. I may have 2 handi waxer not sure. The only thing Chris I seen you have I don't(I may have but don't think so). The green bumper pads you put under wheels when using handi Butler or attachments. I have only seen blue ones. I recently acquired a Omega all original except they wired a d80 light that is just the bulb. I believe it has all attachments but I'm not positive.
Chris I'll say it again those parts are pristine like there brand new.
Don't lose green strap I have 2 they were gifted to me and there super hard to find. The green hose is also hard to find in good condition.
Kirby needs has a CD with vacuum repair and parts manual from 505 to 560.
I also got exploded diagram that has 505 to sentria.
I suck at structuring sentences. Use a zip brush with hose if you have further on couch it's amazing. If I recall you have d80 heritage sentria 2 sentria and avalir. I assume you have zipper brush. Using zipper brush spool up with motor humming with metal fan is awesome.

Post# 396543 , Reply# 9   8/9/2018 at 23:15 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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The d80 orinal box vacuum came in. I have alot of boxes but I don't think I've ever seen a box vacuum came in. I may own one as I bought everything d80 on eBay. If anyone has a box of what. Vacuum came in I'd love to see it.

Post# 396547 , Reply# 10   8/10/2018 at 00:28 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I am posting pics. I think I have original vacuum box. They put rug rennovator accessories and other boxes inside it. I don't have it pictured but the floor waxer came in generic box with brown lettering. I believe it fits inside the vacuum box.
First pic is a green pistol grip it's on like 513 handle that's why it looks funny.
2nd pic is attachment box not all are in box but I have 2 sets.
The third is 2nd pic box closed
Last pic I believe is vacuum box. I got basically everything except handi Butler flex shaft and the platform green pads for wheels when using like handi Butler.

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Post# 396614 , Reply# 11   8/11/2018 at 14:34 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        

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So sorry for my delay in replying, Iíve been a bit under the weather the past few days.

Les, email me with some more pics of what youíve got.

On the subject... does anyone have the turbo groomer attachments? Those seem very difficult to come across.

Post# 396624 , Reply# 12   8/11/2018 at 17:09 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Turbo groomer. All in think that is is on flexi shaft would be mini. 1.5 or 2 inch grinder wheel. I'm not even sure it was on d80 earliest might be heritage. I'll send pics. Get feeling better.

Post# 396633 , Reply# 13   8/11/2018 at 21:56 by hmc1981 (St. Augustine, Florida)        
Turbo groomer

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Yes, the Turbo Groomer was on the Heritage... I was not being clear at all, as I was just rambling on and letting my thoughts spill out randomly.

Post# 396636 , Reply# 14   8/11/2018 at 23:16 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I sent email. I was going to say heritage had the weirdest attachments jigsaw first turbo brush different than zip brush.
Have you tried zipper brush on d80 yet. I may try to finish up d80 and use zip brush. I was just finishing up royal today and organizing d80 items. The waxer is big clunky thing. I even have was for it. I wonder how that would go 50 year old was. I also have those sausage compound things 2 lol. Ya I emailed you hit me back just to chat your biggest fan this is Stan(Eminem lyrics.


Post# 396637 , Reply# 15   8/11/2018 at 23:36 by Rivstg1 (colorado springs)        
Les, your writing

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Is hard to follow. ( I've been reading older postings lately) What does this mean?. " I even have was for it. I wonder how that would go 50 year old was. ".

Doesn't make sense

Post# 396639 , Reply# 16   8/11/2018 at 23:53 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Holy cow your not kidding. I had 2 prior posts vanish.
When I tried to reply to you on your commentit wouldn't let me type. I apologise. I will proof read my posts. Looking at my post I have no idea what I was saying. If I was drinking that might justify this but I'm sober. I apologise again. I will now preview this before posting.
I could use a few commas etc. Sorry again.

Post# 396641 , Reply# 17   8/12/2018 at 01:16 by dartman (Portland OR)        

Cool that you got a dream vac with almost everything they ever came with. My Royal 4650 is still happy thanks to the plugs you sent me and I've been working on and playing with the Compact C9/Sir Anthony James vac my mom got in about 77 she recently gave me. It really helps when members support each other with needed parts and advice.

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