Thread Number: 71172  /  Tag: Modern Dryers
Interesting Near BOL(Bottom Of the Line) Whirlpool dryer
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Post# 942084   6/6/2017 at 16:24 (378 days old) by appliancedude16 (Sunnyvale,California, U.S.A)        

Hi everyone,

I was looking at images of washers and dryers,

and I saw this,

Here's the link for it,


Post# 942236 , Reply# 1   6/7/2017 at 10:21 (377 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

I don't want to sound rude, but "interesting," how?  Ugly and cheap looking is par for the course these days and this dryer has that look in spades. Next time, try to share something with more pizazz.

Post# 942261 , Reply# 2   6/7/2017 at 13:07 (377 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Tom, cut our boy Chris some slack.  He's 16.  From his perspective, knobs and dials are antiquated.

This post was last edited 06/07/2017 at 13:42
Post# 942266 , Reply# 3   6/7/2017 at 13:28 (377 days old) by chetlaham (United States)        

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In all honesty your throwing the spirit of this forum under a train. Just because that dryer is BOL does not mean its not a rare oddity. I for one have never seen a stainless steal control panel with black knobs on a small capacity Whirlpool badged machine. Maybe this model is common in your area, but around here I've never seen it.

Post# 942277 , Reply# 4   6/7/2017 at 14:02 (377 days old) by appliancedude16 (Sunnyvale,California, U.S.A)        

I'm actually 15.

Post# 942452 , Reply# 5   6/8/2017 at 09:30 (376 days old) by firedome (Binghamton NY & Lake Champlain VT)        
Keep up that interest!

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never saw this one either, unusual lBOL model!

Post# 942577 , Reply# 6   6/8/2017 at 22:41 (375 days old) by panthera (Rocky Mountains)        

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That's a very retro control panel - reminds me of late seventies Miele (without the orange, of course).

Thanks for sharing.

Post# 942586 , Reply# 7   6/8/2017 at 23:17 (375 days old) by appliancedude16 (Sunnyvale,California, U.S.A)        
Something for Panthera

Your welcome

Post# 943145 , Reply# 8   6/12/2017 at 03:08 (372 days old) by rapunzel (Sydney)        

Looks pretty good value for $175 and not too shabby.

Post# 943204 , Reply# 9   6/12/2017 at 16:03 (372 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
When you get right down to it

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How much should one truly expect from a clothes dryer? *LOL*

If it heats, tumbles laundry, and vents the exhaust properly everything else is just gravy IMHO.

Post# 943229 , Reply# 10   6/12/2017 at 19:59 (371 days old) by chetlaham (United States)        

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Other than the ability to select low heat and have full capacity, I never understood why anyone would get an MOL or TOL dryer. In fact bells and whistles only reduce reliability:

Post# 943254 , Reply# 11   6/13/2017 at 05:30 (371 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Drum lights are nice to have.

Post# 943262 , Reply# 12   6/13/2017 at 07:15 (371 days old) by chetlaham (United States)        
Drum lights

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Yup, those are nice, now often found on MOL models.

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