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Post# 912514   12/25/2016 at 02:16 (208 days old) by phmorrow (Lexington, TN)        

Picked this washer up almost a year ago, did nothing to it but clean it up..


Post# 912517 , Reply# 1   12/25/2016 at 03:57 (208 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Can't help but love a Unimatic.

They have such a soothing sound when Pulsating

Post# 912529 , Reply# 2   12/25/2016 at 07:35 (208 days old) by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

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I never cease to be amazed at how quickly the water is thrown from the tub when spinning begins. Very cool. Congratulations and here's wishing you many trouble-free loads.

Post# 912536 , Reply# 3   12/25/2016 at 09:05 (208 days old) by Combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        

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Nice machine, and I especially like the model with the two deep rinses they really rinsed well.

I have also found a dozen or more of these machines over the years that had no major problems, many people stopped using them because of the severe tangling and vibration issues and they got Kenmore or Whirlpool washer.

Post# 912571 , Reply# 4   12/25/2016 at 15:35 (208 days old) by lebron (MN)        

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Really awesome machinne

Post# 912573 , Reply# 5   12/25/2016 at 16:06 (208 days old) by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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Love mine too, I put it in the kitchen and it's all I've been using lately.

Post# 912589 , Reply# 6   12/25/2016 at 20:22 (208 days old) by Gyrafoam (Roanoke, VA)        

Pat, I'm glad to see you enjoying your machine. I think John is right. Even though I love an overflow rinse, it makes sense that two separate rinses with extraction in between is going to be thorough.
I use my WO 65-2 all the time.

Post# 912594 , Reply# 7   12/25/2016 at 20:54 (208 days old) by washman (Butler, PA)        

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Hi Frig!cool

Post# 912608 , Reply# 8   12/25/2016 at 23:20 (208 days old) by phmorrow (Lexington, TN)        

Yeah, I think its a neat machine. I like how the transmision works. I also like the double rinse, I think it does better than just the one overflow. Love these Frigidaire washers. I wish I could find a Multi-matic some where, Id love to see how those things work. If anyone knows where a hot/cold valve is for sale for the wo-65 let me know. I had to put a newer set on the machine and it no longer has the warm rinse.

Post# 912645 , Reply# 9   12/26/2016 at 09:39 (207 days old) by Frigidaireguy (Wiston-Salem, NC)        

I have a WO-65-2 which is my favorite machine. It's down right now needing a torque spring but can't wait to have it humming again.

Post# 912652 , Reply# 10   12/26/2016 at 11:39 (207 days old) by brucelucenta (tulsa, oklahoma)        

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Said it before and I'll say it again. IF Frigidaire had made a machine that did not tangle clothes unmercifully from the begining, they could have well been the leader of the industry of appliances. That was the only real objection people had against them. They washed and spun out flawlessly! They were also very well built. What a shame.

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