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Post# 927483   3/17/2017 at 17:26 (462 days old) by frigidaireguy (Wiston-Salem, NC)        

Got this off of E-Bay - Can't wait to get it up and running - Seems to work fine just needs cleaning out (Lint) - The motor, heating element, & timer all work.
Here are a few pics.

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Post# 927489 , Reply# 1   3/17/2017 at 17:43 (462 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Bob, a big Texas howdy and salute to you!!  Beautiful dryer.  Glad you snagged it.  Would you happen to have a single Unimatic that 's looking for a cousin or mate?  :-)


Post# 927493 , Reply# 2   3/17/2017 at 18:20 (462 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Bobs Got a Unimatic

If I ever get over there and put a torque spring in it....

Post# 927496 , Reply# 3   3/17/2017 at 18:27 (462 days old) by Glhturbo2 (Reidsville, NC)        

Bob, I know you have been wanting a 1956 for awhile. So glad you got it, enjoy it!

Post# 927498 , Reply# 4   3/17/2017 at 18:33 (462 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, the Netherlands)        

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Yay! A picture of a Frigidaire 1956 set was the first picture ever I saw of a classic Frigidaire set. Hopefully you will find a matching washer soon.

Post# 927515 , Reply# 5   3/17/2017 at 20:37 (462 days old) by joelippard (Hickory, NC)        

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Boy I can't wait to see that in person!  Now you need to washer that matches it!

Post# 927564 , Reply# 6   3/18/2017 at 05:59 (461 days old) by Easyspindry (Winston-Salem, NC)        
Looking real . . .

. . . good!!! Way to go!!!! Can't wait to get home and see it in action. Beautiful machine.

Jerry Gay

Post# 927567 , Reply# 7   3/18/2017 at 07:07 (461 days old) by frigidaireguy (Wiston-Salem, NC)        

For all the nice responses. I would give anything to have the washer. You never know when one might show up. Yes Hans - I need your expert ability now more than ever - I have two more rollermatics coming soon. I'm such a Frigidaire guy - Would love to have one from every year especially all the unimatics. They are definitely my favorite machine ever !!! Tyler - Give me a call so we can talk about getting the 1-18 to you.

Post# 927568 , Reply# 8   3/18/2017 at 07:15 (461 days old) by brucelucenta ()        
Scarce as hen's teeth

I have actually only run across one of these sets of Frigidaires in all the years I have been around. There was a nice set of them sitting in the field I used to get stuff at back in the early 70's, but that is the only set I ever came across. I always thought it pretty cool that the light up dials were real glass and not plastic, like everything was later on.

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