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Post# 124737   2/12/2011 at 19:29 (4,760 days old) by Sablekid ()        

Okay, so I found a Kirby today with a tag I've never seen before.

It has the original factory tag hooked to the bag and is talking about a chemical inside the bag called KG-40 and lists all about what it does and says that

"Your DS 50 has been impregnated with KG-40"

Never seen a tag from the factory on these models. Anyone know of this? All I know is that the chemical is mostly Zinc.

I picked up this DS 50 at an antique store with all the attachments and box for only 8 dollars! The cleaner is all original as well! Not too bad eh?


Post# 124738 , Reply# 1   2/12/2011 at 19:41 (4,760 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        
KG-40

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When we were clearing out my grandpa's house, after he passed away, I found the owner's manuel for his D50 and that same take was tucked inside.
KG-40 was Kirby's miracle additive. They added it to the Suds formula in the early '60's, if I remember correctly. The d50's bags were treated with the stuff to prevent mold and the like. I don't know how well it worked, but they were very proud of it.
I'm sure someone on the forum knows all the details.
Justin


Post# 124741 , Reply# 2   2/12/2011 at 19:49 (4,760 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        
KGF-40



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Post# 124758 , Reply# 3   2/12/2011 at 20:50 (4,760 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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That's a sweet deal! Congratulations!

Post# 124766 , Reply# 4   2/12/2011 at 21:42 (4,760 days old) by scvacuumguy (SC)        

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99.9% inert ingredients...sounds like Mr. Pirelli's Miracle Elixer!

Post# 124832 , Reply# 5   2/13/2011 at 14:55 (4,759 days old) by eluxca ()        

My Classic also has that tag hanging on the bag. It sounds like KGF-40 was designed to give the new Kirby owner the warm fuzzies.


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