If you remember this Question it appears it was solved. How exciting that the little guy won on this one. I hear that Kirby can be bad with this stuff, as well. Just lugging one of these monster vacuums around would be a challenge for most seniors, I would think. Remember the scamsters are all still out there. Warn your elder about all the fake robo calls including the latest one that threatens to stop their social security check unless they give all kinds of information.