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Post# 178740   4/26/2012 at 22:38 (2,897 days old) by BriGuy (Wichita, Kansas)        

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Latest thrift store score. In great shape, cleaned up nicely. Wishing I would have bought the attachments I saw for this model at our local Goodwill a couple months back.




Post# 178741 , Reply# 1   4/26/2012 at 22:42 (2,897 days old) by mieles7 (DFW, TX)        

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Dirt Devil really should bring this machine back. I love the retro look it has.

Post# 178742 , Reply# 2   4/26/2012 at 22:43 (2,897 days old) by codyf ()        

My cousin had one of these when she was in college and i always wanted it.... I called it a "little kirby" lol!  one day i will find one! How do you like it and what is the performance like? 



Post# 178743 , Reply# 3   4/26/2012 at 22:56 (2,897 days old) by BriGuy (Wichita, Kansas)        

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Ian, I like the look too! Cody,I wanted one when they were new back in the day. I had the hand vac, but this was a little out of my price range at the time. The peformance is not bad. I like the lil guy! Ran it around here & it does a good job for it's size. I was surprised to find when I took it apart to clean it, is that the brushroll has 3 settings. I would compare it to a Kirby brushroll in that you can adjust it down as it wears.

I would like to find attachments & see how the performance is with them. Although I don't think the suction will be too spectacular.


Post# 178752 , Reply# 4   4/27/2012 at 02:18 (2,896 days old) by jmurray01 (Scotland)        

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I've got to ask the burning question - Does the belt slip off ?

Post# 178783 , Reply# 5   4/27/2012 at 10:09 (2,896 days old) by briguy (Wichita, Kansas)        
Belt

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I know there was some discussion on another thread of this question. However so far I have not had the belt come off. I do believe if it is twistred the correct way when installed, it should stay put just fine. There is a diagram next to the belt showing which way it should twist & this works perfectly on mine.




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