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Post# 863507   1/22/2016 at 12:34 (517 days old) by swhirl (Usa)        

Hello all,

I was wondering, what can you guys tell me about the GE made RCA Rim-Flo machines? How long was their production run, and what different models did they have? I'm trying to identify a childhood machine, so any help is appreciated. Thanks!

Post# 863521 , Reply# 1   1/22/2016 at 14:22 (517 days old) by kenwashesmonday (Haledon, NJ)        

Some of the GE plastic tub washers that came out in 1995 were branded RCA. These washers to not have a good reputation for durability.

Post# 863534 , Reply# 2   1/22/2016 at 16:09 (517 days old) by revvinkevin (Between Mickey Mouse & the Queen Mary (So. Cal.)        

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They are also VERY thirsty in regards to water usage.

Post# 863535 , Reply# 3   1/22/2016 at 16:13 (517 days old) by murando531 (Huntsville, AL)        

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One of the FilterFlo/RimFlo washers my Papaw had was an RCA. It was quite some years ago when I was really young so I'm not sure of many details about it. I know it was pretty straight forward though, three water temps, three load sizes, and I think just a Regulars and a Delicates cycle. It was white, panel and all, with the pull-ring style timer knob. Other than that it was all completely GE RimFlo design. I remember thinking it funny that they also had an RCA TV and wondering how one company could make electronics and washing machines at the same time, but I was too young to understand who actually made it or why a GE and other brand washer would look exactly the same.

Post# 863594 , Reply# 4   1/22/2016 at 22:43 (516 days old) by Swhirl (Usa)        

This one had the dark control panel, I believe with 3 water levels and 3 temps. May have had 2 or 3 cycles, not sure on that one. It had a speckled basket and if I remember correctly, the 2 in 1 agitator. It's been at least 10+ years since that one got traded in for one of the GE wizard washers, which still works to this day.

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