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Can I remove the brush strip from the old Bissell magic broom without damaging the foot? I use it to vacuum up bird seed from my carpet, but the brush seems to hinder more than help! many thanks Anne Precious-wings parrot rescue

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Can I remove the brush strip from the old Bissell magic broom without damaging the foot? I use it to vacuum up bird seed from my carpet, but the brush seems to hinder more than help! many thanks Anne Precious-wings parrot rescue

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