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Ive just recently purchased a second hand 'kirby classic iii' vacuum/cleaning machine with all the parts and acessories but the original manual has been damaged and unreadable. do you have archived a 'user manual' i can download or can you point me to where i can download a manual? many thanks j.a.

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Follow the following link. Go down to Kirby and click on 1976 Kirby Classic III Owners Manual.
You will need to save the manual page by page.

http://www.vacuumland.org/OWNERS_MANUALS.htm

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The Kirby Company
1920 West 114 Street
Cleveland, OH 44102
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