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Shark Shark NV501 Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Bagless Vacuum

Featuring an extra-large dust cup and Anti-Allergen Complete Seal, this Shark Rotator 3-in-1 vacuum traps 99.99 percent of dust and allergens so you can breathe easier. Gift Givers: This item ships in its original packaging. If intended as a gift, the packaging may reveal the contents. : Converts to a roll-along canister vacuum and a Lift-Away portable pod. Advanced technology never loses suction. Lift-Away pod and convenient canister caddy options offer portable cleaning. Rotator design provides enhanced swivel steering. Quiet, lightweight vacuum ensures easy use and storage. What's Included: Premium pet power brush 12-in. crevice tool Canister caddy Straight suction nozzle Wide upholstery tool Product Care: Manufacturer's 5-year limited warrantyFor warranty information please click here : 3.1-qt. capacity 1200 watts 11.5-in. cleaning path width 30-ft. cord length 8.4-ft. hose length 15.5 lbs. Model no. NV501 Size: One size. Color: Multi/None. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Adult.
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Customer questions and answers for Shark Shark NV501 Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Bagless Vacuum

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Is the Shark Rotator bagless???
Age: 55-65
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asked 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Janet
Missouri
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answer 1
yes
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
grandad39
Fort Knox
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answer 2
Yes the Shark Rotator is bagless.
Age: 45-54
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Jayerro
Old Hickory
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answer 3
Yes. It has a sealed canister that is fully washable and has two purification filters.
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Only around holidays
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
SantaFeTriGirl
Santa Fe
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answer 4
yes
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
ssmart
Buford
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answer 5
YES - YEA :-) And easy to empty the container. I've had another brand and I always got the dust and yuk all over. This seems to be a more effective design.
Age: 55-65
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Shops in store: Once every two weeks
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
BowWowMama
Peoria
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answer 6
Yes, That is one of the Best features.
Age: Over 65
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Bopper38
Indianapolis
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answer 7
yes
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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dUb77
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answer 8
Yes. It has a dust cup that is easy too clean.
Age: 35-44
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answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Shirleymsw
NJ
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answer 9
Yes it is!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Mama2nine
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answer 10
Yes, the Shark Rotator Professional Lift is a canister vacuum.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
KohlsAnswersKK
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answer 11
Yes it is bagless and super easy to clean canister
Age: 25-34
Shops online: Once a week
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
lovesmybigfamily
Templeton, CA, USA
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DOES IT HAVE WASHABLE FILTER AND DO THE BRUSHES TURN OFF WHEN DOBARE FLOORS
Age: 55-65
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asked 3 years, 7 months ago
by
BOB
TEXAS
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answer 1
According to the instructions, the filter is washable. The brushes can be turned off with a button on the top.
Age: 55-65
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Rustygate
Indiana
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answer 2
You bet it does! I love that about this vac! Continuous cleaning floor to floor.... just push a button. Cleaning a filter is so much better than replacing all the time.
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
ladydmomof3
Dallas, TX, USA
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answer 3
The filter is washable, just make sure it is completely dry before you use it again. There is a button on the Shark Rotator that you push to turn them off.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
grandad39
Fort Knox
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answer 4
Yes it actually has two washable filters and there is a button to push to turn off the brushes when doing hard floors. I have tile and wood throughout my house and it works great!
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Only around holidays
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
SantaFeTriGirl
Santa Fe
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answer 5
Thank you for your question about the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Vacuum. The Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Vacuum does come with a removable washable filter which makes upkeep and cleaning easy.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
kohlsanswerssj3
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answer 6
There is a button to turn off the power brush head. Very easy to access the button. Filter is indeed washable.
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: Once every two weeks
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
BowWowMama
Peoria
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answer 7
You can rinse the filters out, then will need to let them air dry and you turn the brushes off with a button when doing bare floors.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Mama2nine
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answer 8
Yes.
Age: Over 65
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
cybercat
San Diego
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answer 9
You have to turn them off when on a hard surface.
Age: Over 65
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Bopper38
Indianapolis
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answer 10
yes you can turn off the brush roller independently
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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dUb77
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answer 11
Yes you can turn off the brush for bare floors and you can wash the filter.
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Less than five times per year
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Shirleymsw
NJ
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Is it good for hardwood floors
Age: 45-54
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asked 3 years, 5 months ago
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Deb
Illinois, USA
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answer 1
Yes, this product can be used on hardwood floors. It has a switch that will turn off the roller brushes so as not to harm the surface of the floor.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
kohlsanswersdhv
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answer 2
I believe so. It's a pretty powerful sucker - pretty comparable to a Dyson I also own. From a value point of view, it's really a great bang for your buck. I cannot compare to other brands in this price range ie Bissel, Hoover, etc.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
mumonster
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answer 3
I like it so much because I can go from carpet to hardwood effortlessly. I can finally keep my hardwoods pet free from hairballs,
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Once a month
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Boobou
Pa
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answer 4
It has a brushroll shut off and is one of the reasons I purchased this model because we plan to have hardwood floors installed in the near future. There is also a hose attachment I think would be great to use on hardwood floors.
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Shops in store: Once every two weeks
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
by
Floridahl
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answer 5
Yes it is, and easy to use, just turn the spin brush off and you are ready to go!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
Mama2nine
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answer 6
I switch from carpet to hardwood with ease and it does a great job. The only issue I have is under the front edge of the fridge. The front is a little too thick to go under the door. But other than that I love it.
Age: 35-44
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Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
Sandcastle
Erie
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answer 7
Awesome on hardwood floors
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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Magster3
Shelbyville
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answer 8
It's awful on hardwood and tile. Even with the roller brush off it just shoots dirt out the back rather than sucking it up.
Age: 35-44
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
by
MommaBets
Auburn, ME, USA
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Question
Does this vacuum come with the micro fiber bare floor cleaner?
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Less than five times per year
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asked 3 years, 7 months ago
by
bonni
Ohio, USA
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answer 1
No. The basic unit comes with a button to turn on or off the power brush head. So for bare floors, it just uses the suction and the brushes around the edge of the head.
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: Once every two weeks
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
BowWowMama
Peoria
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answer 2
This Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Vacuum comes with a straight suction nozzle for bare floors, but not with micro-fiber pads.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
KohlsAnswersAFK
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answer 3
No that is a separate attachment that you can purchase.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
grandad39
Fort Knox
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answer 4
Yes, and the filter for machine is washable. No smell of Dog hair while using it.
Age: Over 65
Shops online: 6-10 times per year
Shops in store: 6-10 times per year
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
Bopper38
Indianapolis
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answer 5
no, mine did not.
Age: 35-44
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answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
ladydmomof3
Dallas, TX, USA
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answer 6
I would look at the box to make sure. I have seen some packaging that has both products but usually they are separate.
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Only around holidays
Shops in store: Once a month
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
SantaFeTriGirl
Santa Fe
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Question
Is the caddy that is mentioned the one with wheels?
Age: 35-44
Shops online: Less than five times per year
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
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clk
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answer 1
Yes it is.
Age: 45-54
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: 6-10 times per year
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
KayEmPea
Wonewoc
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answer 2
Yes it comes on wheels and is so smooth to use!
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
Elsa
Harriman
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answer 3
Yes it is.
Age: 45-54
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: 6-10 times per year
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
GrandmaTam63
Des Moines, IA, USA
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answer 4
Yes. It has 4 wheels: 2 static back wheels and 2 casters underneath.
Age: 35-44
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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Escanabamama
Escanaba
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answer 5
Yes and it holds the attachments nicely. It works well.
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answered 3 years, 2 months ago
by
Floridahl
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What is the weight of the Shark Rotator?
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Less than five times per year
Shops in store: Once a month
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
by
GnTN
Tennessee, USA
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answer 1
Approx 15# - the entire vacuum (including the wound up cord).
Age: 55-65
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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BowWowMama
Peoria
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answer 2
15.8 lbs.
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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cybercat
San Diego
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answer 3
This item is currently not available on Kohls.com. However, the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away 3-in-1 Vacuum will weigh approximately 15 pounds.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
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KohlsAnswersAFK
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answer 4
The Shark Rotator is about 10-15 lbs.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
by
grandad39
Fort Knox
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answer 5
I don't know the exact specs (Probably worth checking the internet or an online manual) but I would say somewhere between 10 - 20 lbs. I don't find it that difficult
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
by
mumonster
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Question
does this vaccum need to be put together
asked 8 months ago
by
sam
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answer 1
No. You will have to attach the canister to the vacuum itself, but everything is already assembled.
answered 8 months ago
by
Bender123
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answer 2
It comes already assembled
answered 7 months ago
by
ashlow
EM
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answer 3
Yes, but very easy to snap together. I had no problems.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
by
centmck
Alpharetta, GA, USA
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answer 4
not really everything snaps together
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
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robinblueyes7
Niagara Falls
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Where is the cord? On the right? The left? or the back?
Age: 55-65
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asked 3 months ago
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crookie66
Minnesota, USA
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answer 1
The cord is located on the back.
answered 3 months ago
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CommunityAnswer
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answer 2
Cord comes out on the right side. It can be directed behind the hose to be on your left for right-hand vacuuming. It hand-reels up on the right, as well.
Age: 55-65
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answered 3 months ago
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NammieW
Albany, OR, USA
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answer 3
on the right
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
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robinblueyes7
Niagara Falls
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answer 4
The cord is connected on the right and is a little awkward for right-hand vaccuming but can be put in behind the hose to direct it left. It hand-reels up on the right-side as well. Long Cord. Highly Recommend, it's incredible!
Age: 55-65
Shops online: Less than five times per year
Shops in store: Less than five times per year
answered 3 months ago
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NammieW
Albany, OR, USA
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Question
Is this vacuum able to reach under a queen size bed?
Age: 25-34
Shops online: Once every two weeks
Shops in store: Once a month
asked 4 months, 1 week ago
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budgetshopper
Yelm, WA, USA
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answer 1
Yes, it can reach under a queen size bed.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
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CommunityAnswer
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answer 2
No---the body of the machine is too big to fit under.
Age: Over 65
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answered 3 months, 1 week ago
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72andkicking
Pewaukee
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answer 3
yes
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
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dane56
brooklyn
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answer 4
Probably not unless it is high above the ground.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
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athom
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Does it easily reach under beds?
Age: 45-54
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asked 3 years, 4 months ago
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trish
new jersey
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answer 1
Depends upon how high off the floor you bed is. Attachments work well under beds.
Age: Over 65
Shops online: 6-10 times per year
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answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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sciguy
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answer 2
Yes, and living room furniture.
Age: Over 65
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answered 3 years, 4 months ago
by
Bopper38
Indianapolis
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answer 3
Yes
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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Magster3
Shelbyville
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