I work in the shipyards, as a repair and maintenance mechanic. Trust me, I know “big and bad,” as well industrially strong.
I found this (1948) 508 Kirby, buried in the corner of this building we cleaned out … in sad shape I first thought … brought it home … cleaned everything. I fired that bad boy up and that impeller air pump so to speak, came to life. The chained hanging bag blew to life like a guard dog at the end of it’s leash. Laughing, I dropped it to the lowest setting and the suction of this 508 locked itself to the area rug we were on. I had to move it up a notch just to push it around.
What else can I say … this 66 year old vacuum puts a lot of equipment to shame … Good Job fellas!
I love my 30 yr. old Kirby Heritage II. The only thing that has ever needed to be replaced in 30 years are the disposable bags. It is 1,000 times better than any of the newer vacuums out today…read more
Lin M. Vinton, Virginia
I’m a month into (owning) my Kirby. Less dusting, cleaner floors, love the shampooer, attachments. Quality product!
Kim A. Calgary, Canada
About 2 or 3 weeks ago my mom finally got a Kirby Sentria and I am now a believer too! We work with an animal rescue group and have 10-15 cats and…read more