Thread Number: 35949  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
Is a Sanitronic Dual 50 Same as a D50
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Post# 385520   2/6/2018 at 11:07 (257 days old) by jpsbgt (Oregon )        

Confused ? I see people describe Sanitronic Dual 50 and also D50 are these the same model ?




Post# 385521 , Reply# 1   2/6/2018 at 12:00 (257 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        
jpsbgt

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Jack,

Yes... "Dual Sanitronic 50," D50 and DS50 are all the same... D50 and DS50 are used as shorthand forms.

~Ben


Post# 385527 , Reply# 2   2/6/2018 at 14:07 (257 days old) by jpsbgt (Oregon )        

Thanks Ben ! I went into a vacuum store yesterday looking for a belt. Went home with another D50 for $10.00 . Upgraded bag that excepts a paper bag inside.

Post# 385536 , Reply# 3   2/6/2018 at 18:16 (257 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        
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Jack,

That is cool!

~Ben


Post# 385538 , Reply# 4   2/6/2018 at 18:33 (257 days old) by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

You lucky guy, you! :oP
I sure wish I can get a D50 locally for under 50 bucks! These models are just hard to find around my area.

BTW, what area in Oregon are you? I will retire there in 5 years...


Post# 385587 , Reply# 5   2/7/2018 at 13:16 (256 days old) by sptyks (Skowhegan, Maine)        

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Hopefully that paper bag is not an F&G bag. Those are horrible because they restrict the D50's airflow therefore reducing performance significantly.

 

 


Post# 385605 , Reply# 6   2/7/2018 at 21:25 (256 days old) by Seijun (Portland, OR)        

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Another Oregon collector! I think I got my D50 for $20-30. It has the original bag, but the light and handle spring are both broken. If you end up with any extra D50's, hit me up? I could use a spare in case my current one bites the dust.

Speaking of F & G bags, that is the style I use in my Classic 1. What is a better style to use?


Post# 385608 , Reply# 7   2/8/2018 at 00:14 (256 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        
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Pam,

Here was my D50. It was a trash find given to me by my niece in 2016, but it was so skeletal and missing so many essential working parts (not to mention it wore the 1930s-style black wheels on all fours) that I decided to sell it.

~Ben


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Post# 385618 , Reply# 8   2/8/2018 at 10:11 (255 days old) by sptyks (Skowhegan, Maine)        

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Pam,

 

You would be much better off purchasing a Heritage II style outer bag and emptor which will attach directly to your D50, then you could use Kirby's newest HEPA bags inside it.

 

The Heritage II Bag & Mini emptor is available in the Kirby Needs store on ebay for around $60.00.

 


Post# 385662 , Reply# 9   2/8/2018 at 22:28 (255 days old) by Lesinutah (Utah)        
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I have 2 d50s I don't use. Pretty much everything matches on them. I'd charge shipping costs for them is all. I have led bulbs for them too I'd charge for those $6. If don't want led I may have stock bulb laying around I wouldn't charge if have any. If interested email me.
Lesinutah@hotmail.com.





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