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Post# 861886   1/14/2016 at 19:30 (586 days old) by Brandon (Sacramento)        

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Will be joining the Speedqueen club soon. It was this website two years ago that spurred my interest in old school washers again. I made an introduction back then but I forgot everything. Noodle gears slipping.
Anyway, our Maytag Neptune finally went kaput after 11 years of faithful service today. Thing sounds like a jet engine taking off so I guess the bearings are gone. So wife was happy that it finally died, haha, but I had no grudge against that washer. It did what it was supposed to without issue.

So based on peoples recommendation back in 2013, we ordered the top of the line digital model and must say I'm curious to see how well it does.

Well, I hope the new year is treating all of you well. See you Saturday:)

Below is my post on a different vintage site after having visited here. Old school shaving.


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Post# 862232 , Reply# 1   1/16/2016 at 17:20 (584 days old) by Brandon (Sacramento)        

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It arrived! Love that brand spanking new smell.

Post# 862262 , Reply# 2   1/16/2016 at 20:22 (584 days old) by Brandon (Sacramento)        

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Jeeze hard around here. Last post. To the top!


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Post# 862263 , Reply# 3   1/16/2016 at 20:26 (584 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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somebody is a happy camper......congrats!

Post# 862264 , Reply# 4   1/16/2016 at 20:32 (584 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        
Enjoy!

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Real hot water and real rinses.

 

What's not to love?


Post# 862265 , Reply# 5   1/16/2016 at 20:46 (584 days old) by Lalie (Tacoma)        

Beautiful! I can't wait to get my new washer and dryer in the next year! Mine sounds like an airplane taking off, too!

Post# 862278 , Reply# 6   1/16/2016 at 23:05 (584 days old) by Midcentnurse (Lake Charles, La)        

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Nice! Our Plan is the same washer in one year 😄

Post# 862311 , Reply# 7   1/17/2016 at 09:13 (583 days old) by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

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Nice, TOL model, all the options.


Post# 862316 , Reply# 8   1/17/2016 at 09:43 (583 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        
Nice.

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Congrats.

Please post your thoughts on the new machine once you have used it for a while.

Malcolm


Post# 862357 , Reply# 9   1/17/2016 at 12:51 (583 days old) by washman (Butler, PA)        
Welcome to the Speed Queen club

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an ever growing fraternity of discerning laundry aficionados. You won't be disappointed.

Post# 862361 , Reply# 10   1/17/2016 at 13:03 (583 days old) by Brandon (Sacramento)        

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Thanks everyone. I'll report back after a bit. So far so good. Laundry smells like cotton again & not burnt laundry detergent. Loving it! :P
Cheers!


Post# 862377 , Reply# 11   1/17/2016 at 15:38 (583 days old) by mark_wpduet (Lexington KY)        
OMG I LOVE

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the look of that! It will last the rest of your life unless the rare chance something was off in mnfg.

Post# 862452 , Reply# 12   1/17/2016 at 21:58 (583 days old) by cehalstead (Charleston, WV)        
welcome to SQ world.

I've had mine six years (still mechanical controls and I raised the water level). It replaced a 32 yr. old Maytag. I have to say I love the way it washes and I especially like the higher spin speed. My only complaint is the "warm" setting in winter...it's not warm. (the ground water here in West Virginia becomes very cold after November) I know it can be modified, but I'm not skilled in that department.




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