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Post# 407441   4/1/2019 at 02:49 (368 days old) by Vacfan1982 (Cardiff)        

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I have it on good authority Kirby are moving it's production to China 😱




Post# 407442 , Reply# 1   4/1/2019 at 03:18 (368 days old) by huskyvacs (Midwestern US)        

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Blimey, so now their vacuums will only be worth, what, 20 quid?

Post# 407443 , Reply# 2   4/1/2019 at 06:35 (368 days old) by Oreck_XL (Brooklyn, New York 11211)        

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I'm not surprised, they were one of the last holdouts. So much for "making America great again...."

Post# 407444 , Reply# 3   4/1/2019 at 06:40 (368 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Yay! Our first April Fools Day joke!!!! 😉

Post# 407446 , Reply# 4   4/1/2019 at 07:02 (368 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Marcus come on now. Kirby move production to China....really?! Would you REALLY expect us collectors to fall for such a obvious April Fools joke? Sorry, count me amongst the ones not so easily fooled here :P

Rob


Post# 407447 , Reply# 5   4/1/2019 at 07:21 (368 days old) by Vacfan1982 (Cardiff)        

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😂😂😂😂

Post# 407452 , Reply# 6   4/1/2019 at 09:37 (368 days old) by Kirbysthebest (Wichita, KS)        
Happy April 1st to you too

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Fool

tongue-out


Post# 407461 , Reply# 7   4/1/2019 at 13:12 (368 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Yes, I know this is nothing more than an April Fool's joke!

~Ben


Post# 407607 , Reply# 8   4/4/2019 at 14:50 (365 days old) by electromatik (Taylorsville, North Carolina, U.S.A.)        

LOL... Oreck_XL failed to keep calm... haha

I thought it was serious at first glance but I DID read on for more. I am not quite as na´ve as I used to be. Always wait for more info before panicking. haha


Post# 407774 , Reply# 9   4/8/2019 at 14:38 (361 days old) by Oreck_XL (Brooklyn, New York 11211)        

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With some of the genuine Kirby bags (Generation 3) being now marked "made in China" it's not inconceivable. As I've said on this forum countless times before, Kirby needs to get with the times and stop milking a 29 year old platform. As much as I sing their praises and am just as passionate about Kirby as anyone else on here, when I saw the Avalir prototype drawings, and then the finished product my heart sank. The Generation was a great vacuum, but its had its fun in the sun. 20 years is about the cutoff for a new Kirby design IMHO.




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