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Kirby Classic III Upgrade
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Post# 109625   9/28/2010 at 18:32 (3,534 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I've decided to do a little "upgrade" experiment on my Kirby Classic III. I had this Heritage II bag and Mini-Emtor sitting around, along with an extra bag hanger and bag top for the Classic III. This is the result. I also installed a new "F Style" bag adapter too. Of all the Kirby vacuums I own, I've always thought my Classic III feels more "beefy". With this new bag system, it more easily maintains its suction seal to the carpet too.

Post# 109626 , Reply# 1   9/28/2010 at 18:36 (3,534 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I'm thinking about using the mauve bag from Legend II on this little setup. Of all the Kirby vacuums I own, I'm least fond of the Legend II. I like the way it looks, but it is almost impossible to use on the Berber style carpeting in our family room. I think it would nicer on the Classic III. Any opinions?

Post# 109628 , Reply# 2   9/28/2010 at 18:57 (3,534 days old) by joe22 ()        

go with the mauve

Post# 109643 , Reply# 3   9/28/2010 at 21:13 (3,534 days old) by vac-o-matic (Saint Louis, Mo.)        

I have done the same with my Classic III using the Legend II bag, and added a four row brushroll, makes an awesome cleaner. I think the difference in the way the Legend II and Classic III clean is the baseplate on the head, IMHO.

Post# 109649 , Reply# 4   9/28/2010 at 21:40 (3,534 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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So here it is with the Legend II bag. I do like this better!

Post# 109650 , Reply# 5   9/28/2010 at 21:42 (3,534 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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You're right. The four row brush roll makes a huge difference. It's easier to push and does a much more effective job of cleaning.

Post# 109669 , Reply# 6   9/28/2010 at 22:36 (3,534 days old) by joe22 ()        

nice job, looks great

Post# 109673 , Reply# 7   9/28/2010 at 22:49 (3,534 days old) by HooverCelebrity ()        

That's such a beautiful machine!

Post# 282424 , Reply# 8   5/31/2014 at 00:55 (2,194 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        
Here's My Classic III with the Legend II Bag...

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