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CLEAR Kirby Lexan Fan!
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Post# 403568   1/5/2019 at 06:12 by Gj3476 (Prosper,TX)        

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Another interesting topic! So I was looking at vintage Kirby stuff on eBay and happen to see something that nobody including me had never seen before. A clear Kirby lexan fan! Donít know what model it goes to but itís one of the older models. I find this interesting and pretty much donít know what to say. What do yíall think? Hereís the link.https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Kirby-O...

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Post# 403571 , Reply# 1   1/5/2019 at 08:23 by broomvac (N/A)        

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I believe that is actually a Sanitaire fan which the seller has mistaken to be a Kirby fan.

Post# 403572 , Reply# 2   1/5/2019 at 08:24 by dysonman1 (Missouri Ozarks)        

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There are no clear Kirby fans. That's a Eureka fan.

Post# 403575 , Reply# 3   1/5/2019 at 10:03 by kirbyklekter (Concord,Ca.)        
Flipped my Sanitaire over took a gander

Yep, it's a match!

Post# 403581 , Reply# 4   1/5/2019 at 13:16 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Hey

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I thought wtf only eureka/sanitairre fans are clear. He has part number for it and everything trying to be official.
Les


Post# 403583 , Reply# 5   1/5/2019 at 14:25 by sptyks (Skowhegan, Maine)        

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That is DEFINITELY NOT a Kirby fan!!!

 

 


Post# 403600 , Reply# 6   1/5/2019 at 18:58 by Gj3476 (Prosper,TX)        

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OK. I took a closer look of the fan and I can definitely see a big difference. Feel like Iíve been fooled! Lol

Post# 404388 , Reply# 7   1/21/2019 at 20:28 by repairman (Stickney, IL)        

I actually messaged this seller about the fan not being Kirby a month ago.

Post# 404390 , Reply# 8   1/21/2019 at 21:36 by vacman1961 (North Babylon, New York)        

Just look at the size of the center hole, it is half the diameter of a Kirby fan.

Post# 404418 , Reply# 9   1/22/2019 at 13:36 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
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It may fit a Kirby. I bought a Kirby power switch new still in Kirby bag. It's same as a eureka vacuum. I didn't believe it but it was.
So China generic replica it might fit but I'm not going to buy it and see I have my newer sanitairre I'll try clear fan on one of my 3 dissambly Kirby's.
Les


Post# 404422 , Reply# 10   1/22/2019 at 15:15 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Nope

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Sanitairre doesn't fit on a Kirby vacuum.
The sanitairre fan is oem.


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