This will be the first time Kirby has been defended on this Website, first of all, I'd like to introduce myself
I am a 4 month old Kirby Salesman working out of Naugutuck connecticut, there I have made a total of 5,200 dollars from commisions alone and I have 26 happy costumers.
First of all I want to agnolige that there are some offices out there who don't pay there salesmen very well, and there are salesmen out there who have tricked and lied to their costumers, but think about this for a minute; if you had a nice and polite salesman come to your house and demonstrate a kirby to you, accept your refusal of purchase without pressuring you, do you really think you'd ever tell anyone about it? No, it was incosiquential, and it happens to billions of americans everyday. Now, let's say your one of the few people who had a bad experiance with a slimy salesman from a slimy office, who pressured you for 2 hours, YOUR GOING TO TELL EVERYONE ABOUT IT!
Now I have read alot of reports from alot of people, and some of them I've found to be pretty stupid. They say the kirby is big and clunky and not worth the money, DID YOU WATCH THE DEMONSTRATION? DID YOU SEE THOSE DIRT PADS? What did you think it was a trick? Go ask any vacuum shop about kirby's and they'll tell you the truth, they last FOREVER Being a kirby salesmen i have sold new machines to people who have older kirby's, and my boss let me keep there old kirbys. I have 2 kirby's in my house that I use everyday, along with dysons, orecks, lux's and every other type of vacuume that people trade when they buy a kirby. I'll admit my boss is particularly nice and treats his salesmen particularly well, but EVERY office gives there salesmen prizes and trips, yes that trip your demonstrater told you he was trying to win is quite real, now what is not real is the power that dyson claims to have, why don't you idiots open up your precious dysons for once, you'll find the same clogged filters that every other vacuum has.
The Kirby has no filters, it is VERY portable, it weighs only 21 pounds and has a self propelled 2 spead transmission that makes it very easy to move, so get to know you hardware before you file one of these "rip off reports"