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Post# 91087   2/8/2010 at 22:40 (3,537 days old) by tom519 (Long Island, New York )        

Hey folks. I am new to the forum. My name is Tom from New York. I see a lot helpful info. on these forums so maybe someone can help me with a little issue. I have a Kirby Model D50 I am restoring and it needs a new Kirby Logo on the headlight cap (the one that is there is melted, the bulb must have been leaning up against it). Any idea where I can get one of these? Thanks.




Post# 91097 , Reply# 1   2/9/2010 at 00:15 (3,536 days old) by ohio_tuec ()        

Welcome to the forum Tom. I used to work at the Oreck dealership in Syosset. Your best bet would be the Kirby Corporation of New York on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont. If they don't have a new one, I'm sure they'll be able to pull one off one of their trade-ins. Hope this helps.

- Karl


Post# 91125 , Reply# 2   2/9/2010 at 15:56 (3,536 days old) by panasoniclover ()        
Here's the number to Kirby Customer Service

1-800-437-7170 or you can try 1-800-494-8586.
I hope this helps :)


Post# 91225 , Reply# 3   2/10/2010 at 17:32 (3,535 days old) by a007kirbyman (--->> Originally My Mom <<--- (now Wisconsin))        
Tom, welcome, & DS 50 Emblem...

a007kirbyman's profile picture
Again, welcome to the VCCC Tom.

As per our conversations, you already know this Tom; however, I am posting it here for other's benefit:

...not really a point in calling 'The Kirby Company in Cleveland' as this part is not carried by them anymore & has not been for many years...

If I may be of assistance with Kirbys to anyone, please feel free to contact me directly thru my email in my profile.

hagd all

Bill


Post# 91448 , Reply# 4   2/12/2010 at 13:54 (3,533 days old) by tom519 (Long Island, New York )        

Thanks everyone for your help in searching for the Kirby logo for my D50 headlight cap.

Karl,

I did try the local Kirby place in Elmont but the guy told me he hasn't seen one of these machines in a long time. I'll keep hunting around, ebay etc...





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