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Post# 926600   3/13/2017 at 16:13 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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this is a unique one......

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Post# 926604 , Reply# 1   3/13/2017 at 16:27 by whirlykenmore78 (Prior Lake MN (GMT-0700 CDT.))        
Interesting:

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I haven't seen one of those before.
WK78


Post# 926630 , Reply# 2   3/13/2017 at 18:30 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Fun machines!  But they aren't 100% automatic.... You have to operate switches to fill, wash, then drain the machine.  However, you get to decide how long the washes and rinses are and how many you need.    Gotta get mine out of mothballs to play with this summer!!


Post# 926632 , Reply# 3   3/13/2017 at 18:32 by kb0nes (Burnsville, MN)        
But they aren't 100% automatic....

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I'm sure the fact that you have to mess with the machine throughout the cycle really doesn't detract from the appeal with the folks around here ;)

Post# 926633 , Reply# 4   3/13/2017 at 18:39 by ea56 (So. Sonoma Co.,CA)        

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Fully or semi automatic, it's still way cool. It looks like it's post WWII vintage, maybe 45' to 50'?
Eddie


Post# 926636 , Reply# 5   3/13/2017 at 18:54 by Ovrphil (N.Atlanta Georgia )        
AND as the label warns..

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..."It's Portable "and It's NEW"

There's some undisclosed in the "New" waiting for unexpected twists and spins.
*:)

It reminds me of some products that came in these large,dense cardboard drums with a metal lid...maybe floor cleaning compound that was used cleaning gym floors and schools.

Martin...compared to a portable DW today, how do the Db levels compare...is it much louder?





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Post# 926654 , Reply# 6   3/13/2017 at 20:12 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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I think GE only made these from 1949 to 1951.  I always thought it was a throwback to the early Walker dishwashers, round wringer-washer type tub and all... 





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