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Post# 918122   1/29/2017 at 16:07 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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Now that the frozen tundra of January is here...for those of us where it happens, nothing like the thoughts of a summer Wash-In to melt the snow, so here it goes:

Tentative weekend - June 16-18

Same format as always:

Friday evening Meet and Greet - Place TBD

Saturday Wash-In shenanigans, Saturday evening outing of some sort

Sunday morning 'Wash of Shame' and farewells

New attractions: Fully functioning 1960 W dryer and 1961 W Laundromat

Old attractions: Bring your machine to work on in the garage and/or hook up for show and tell, sitting on the infamous couch, food and booze on the deck.

Hotels: Use ZIP codes 15146(Monroeville) and 15238(Harmarville/Pittsburgh)for accommodations

Set your calendars now!

Post# 918147 , Reply# 1   1/29/2017 at 19:04 by washman (Butler, PA)        

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I'll  plan on being there.

Post# 918204 , Reply# 2   1/30/2017 at 02:33 by abcomatic (Bradford, Illinois)        

Jerry, We are thinking about coming. How far are you to Gettysburg? I would love to bring my 1964 Frigidaire along to fix, but I have no way to get it out there. And no parts either. Gary

Post# 918209 , Reply# 3   1/30/2017 at 05:07 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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Gettysburg is 188 miles away, about a 3.5 hour drive

Post# 918243 , Reply# 4   1/30/2017 at 09:34 by william637 (Damp pants? Not a chance. )        
I am putting it on my calendar now

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Can't wait to see everyone.

BTW - It's not the finest home in Brentwood if the dryer doesn't play "How Dry I Am"

Post# 918250 , Reply# 5   1/30/2017 at 10:52 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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At least it looks great for 'Pepsi-Cola'!!

Post# 918251 , Reply# 6   1/30/2017 at 10:55 by Laundromat (Hilo, Hawaii)        

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I'll try to make this fun trip.

Post# 918267 , Reply# 7   1/30/2017 at 12:53 by glomain (tuscarawas cnty. (eastern ohio))        
just might

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make the 1&1/2 hour drive east to see you & that ole laundromat.

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Post# 918268 , Reply# 8   1/30/2017 at 13:20 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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It would like to see you!

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Post# 920987 , Reply# 9   2/12/2017 at 18:36 by TrainGuy (Charlotte, Pittsburgh, & Key West)        
Side Trip To Appliance Graveyard?

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Might there be time to visit Butler (if it's still there)?


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Post# 920999 , Reply# 10   2/12/2017 at 19:12 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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Oh yeah!...and Appliance Warehouse too?

Post# 921038 , Reply# 11   2/13/2017 at 00:12 by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Those poor appliances look kinda sad sitting by that road-some look as though they could find new homes-and there is a bathroom sink,too!

Post# 921067 , Reply# 12   2/13/2017 at 06:53 by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
Salvage the good ones,

and the rest is a goldmine in scrap metal. Allegheny Ludlum buys it's scrap to make new steel from at least a couple local recyclers in that area no doubt.

Post# 921114 , Reply# 13   2/13/2017 at 12:16 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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we love an appliance graveyard!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO Yogitunes's LINK on Fredericksburg Craigslist

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Post# 921172 , Reply# 14   2/13/2017 at 17:55 by warmsecondrinse (Fort Lee, NJ)        

Both an appliance graveyard and warehouse sound good to me.

Thank you for not picking the fourth weekend in June! Last year that weekend was a blur. Aside from it being Pride Weekend in NYC, there were about a half dozen meetings, symposiums, panels & who-knows-what at which I had to attempt play the role of 'trophy husband'. Since I don't look the part I had to make up for it with my feeble acting skills.....

I'll put in for the time this week.


Post# 931611 , Reply# 15   4/10/2017 at 11:50 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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and a reminder.....June will be here before you know it....

Post# 931643 , Reply# 16   4/10/2017 at 14:37 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Looks like I'll be coming to this one. I better start picking out my outfit. Will there be a police presence at this event? Feel so much safer with a cop around. wink

Post# 931659 , Reply# 17   4/10/2017 at 16:43 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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well, one thing for sure.....if your 'irregular'

there will be pitchers of Orange Metamucil Vodka screwdrivers to set you straight!...

a Pittsburgh wash-in exclusive....


Post# 931669 , Reply# 18   4/10/2017 at 17:42 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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Martin - Thanks for the BUMP....always up for that..especially after a Metamucil on the Rocks!

Louie - I'm sure there will be a police presence lurking about!

Post# 931692 , Reply# 19   4/10/2017 at 19:32 by Streakers (Columbus OHIO!)        
Would SOOOO love to

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be there - But It's the same weekend as Cbus Pride...

I'll be buzzing around in a Kilt on a Golf Cart in amongst about 500,000 queers...

Otherwise I'd be there in a heartbeat... Damn you Jerry for picking those dates!

I would have dragged along either the virgin unused Easy Spin Dryer or Dexter Quick twin for their maiden wash...


Post# 931696 , Reply# 20   4/10/2017 at 19:58 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Damn, too bad Steve. Would had been nice to see you again. And a virgin Easy and Dexter? Would had loved to have seen those!

Post# 931697 , Reply# 21   4/10/2017 at 19:58 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Post# 931701 , Reply# 22   4/10/2017 at 20:25 by Streakers (Columbus OHIO!)        
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Neither one have ever been wet...

They both need tickled...

But yes... 'someone'... namely Jerry chose a date (LOL) that I can't make... HAHA! So I can't make it... Maybe next time... And I wouldn't have to make a 9 hour long journey!!

I'll be expecting pics and videos though fellas!! And yes - would love to meet and see everyone too of course!!

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Post# 931704 , Reply# 23   4/10/2017 at 20:35 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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June is a tough month to schedule because every weekend is a pride weekend somewhere!

Post# 931705 , Reply# 24   4/10/2017 at 20:37 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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OMG Steve, they look fantastic!


And I am still waiting for certain pictures from a certain Aussie. wink

Post# 931710 , Reply# 25   4/10/2017 at 20:55 by Streakers (Columbus OHIO!)        
I know

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Jerry - I'm just hanging shit on ya mate...

It's always challenging... I'd kill to be there... But you know - already committed... - or should I say I need to be committed...

There'll always be next time...

Louis - I know, I know... Text me your email addy...!!

Post# 931962 , Reply# 26   4/12/2017 at 06:54 by warmsecondrinse (Fort Lee, NJ)        

Yeah, June is one long Pride Fest. Then there's July Fourth. The weekend after that everyone's too exhausted to even think about doing anything...

Last year was especially bad (crowd-wise) in NYC. Not only did it seem like a million and one non-Pride meetings/conventions take place, turnout for the parade was higher than normal in response to Orlando. A surprising number of jaded NY-ers said, "Well, sh*t. Now I HAVE to go to the parade." Let's hope this year is less stressed.
Easy and Dexter? I confess I was never interested in twin-tub anything until Martin set one of his on cinder blocks to raise it up high enough for me to look at and use without my arthritis complaining. Now I definitely see the attraction:-) If you have a large amount of laundry you can get a therapeutic rhythm going... Good for the nerves. Of course, you then need dryers to keep uo with the output:-)

My lust object is still a Thor, though. A combination dishwasher and washer: what's not to love?


Post# 932200 , Reply# 27   4/13/2017 at 13:15 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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"Louie - I'm sure there will be a police presence lurking about!"


Well thank goodness! That ought to keep the laundry miscreants away. I heard one of them put softener in the detergent dispenser and detergent in the softener dispenser. Beast!

Post# 933509 , Reply# 28   4/20/2017 at 09:47 by warmsecondrinse (Fort Lee, NJ)        

First: Bump.

Second: Wound up explaining the VERY basics of Lustron homes the other day. Then I got to thinking... I thought I read something, somewhere about there being a few in the Pittsburgh area. Yet when I looked I found nothing. Wishful thinking on my part?



Post# 933519 , Reply# 29   4/20/2017 at 11:22 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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There are some that I found a few years ago....Ill dig up the list and send it to you

Post# 933570 , Reply# 30   4/20/2017 at 17:16 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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what can we bring along to help with Jerry?....

although, for the answer, this thread should probably be moved to the DL section....

can we bring a Slip N' Slide?....

Post# 933621 , Reply# 31   4/20/2017 at 23:04 by warmsecondrinse (Fort Lee, NJ)        

Thanks. I've been fascinated with these homes ever since I first learned about them.

And yes, what can we bring?


Post# 933644 , Reply# 32   4/21/2017 at 04:53 by moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA - Next Wash-In June 2017 )        

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Beside yourself and sparkling conversation, chips and dip would be good...Ill supply the booze, mixers and food and law enforcement!

Post# 933679 , Reply# 33   4/21/2017 at 09:13 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Chips, dips, chains and whips?

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