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Post# 122497   1/21/2011 at 17:07 (4,787 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I finally got the brown Emtor tray in today, so I'd like opinions regarding which looks best: Style 1 as originally posted; or Style 2 with the brown tray and wheels. Thanks!


Post# 122498 , Reply# 1   1/21/2011 at 17:09 (4,787 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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Post# 122499 , Reply# 2   1/21/2011 at 17:13 (4,787 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I found a source for aftermarket Emtor trays. If you'd like to know where I found them, just let me know. They were cheap too. Even though they are not original Kirby, I was glad to find these gray ones.

Post# 122500 , Reply# 3   1/21/2011 at 17:18 (4,787 days old) by Crevicetool (GA )        

Definitely the all dark brown....

Post# 122501 , Reply# 4   1/21/2011 at 17:19 (4,787 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

Style 2 for sure, style one makes it look like it's made up from mismatched parts, but style 2 looks like it's factory and a professional job... :)

Post# 122514 , Reply# 5   1/21/2011 at 19:07 (4,787 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        
I vote....

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Brown, I like things to match. I like the bag you are using,too. Where did you get the emtors and that nice bag?

Post# 122522 , Reply# 6   1/21/2011 at 20:22 (4,787 days old) by vac-o-matic (Saint Louis, Mo.)        

I vote for Style 2 for sure...matching is a good thing.

Post# 122523 , Reply# 7   1/21/2011 at 20:32 (4,787 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        
@ Justin

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This is the link for the gray Emtor trays. They have a variety of colors too. I've had the bag for several months and I don't remember where I got it.


Post# 122526 , Reply# 8   1/21/2011 at 21:06 (4,787 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        
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I've had several people ask me where I got the bag. I remember now! I got it several months ago from this Ebay seller. I thought I was getting the bag in the seller's photo. But the bag they sent is the one I have on the vacuum. You might send the seller a message and ask if he/she has the plaid bag.

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Post# 122553 , Reply# 9   1/22/2011 at 00:42 (4,786 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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Style 2, definitely. That's a honey!

Post# 122652 , Reply# 10   1/22/2011 at 16:22 (4,786 days old) by BrianKirbyClass (Eudora Kansas)        

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Yep, defeinatly # 2,,,looks like it should now.

Post# 122688 , Reply# 11   1/22/2011 at 21:43 (4,786 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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Well, the consensus is STYLE 2! Rick Asquith came up with the name "Classic Jr." -- That's a great name! Kirby, are you listening? Anyway, I like it so much that I'll probably use it as a daily vacuum. After all, I gave it the full makeover, including bearings and carbon brushes, 4 row brush roll, and plastic fan. I also went ahead and put a new foot switch and safety switch on it, so it should be good to go for another 30 years at least!

Post# 122691 , Reply# 12   1/22/2011 at 22:47 (4,786 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Definitely #2! Looks great!

Post# 122692 , Reply# 13   1/22/2011 at 22:54 (4,786 days old) by vintagecanister ()        
Very sharp!

Love the browns. Awesome bag as well!

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