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Post# 980560   1/30/2018 at 07:52 by joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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Been wanting to see this for a long time! Seems like it would do better with a dual action agitator but whatevs...haha









Post# 980563 , Reply# 1   1/30/2018 at 08:20 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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thanks for the vid...I was curious as well....

at first I thought, not enough water, but then it added more, and it didn't seem to improve washing....

just seems if the strokes were slower it would be more effective...

I think I would rather have WCI/Frigidaire's indexing tub


Post# 980576 , Reply# 2   1/30/2018 at 10:37 by chetlaham (United States)        

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Thank you- I've been looking for one of these. Much appreciated.

Post# 980577 , Reply# 3   1/30/2018 at 10:42 by johnb300m (Chicago)        

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Interesting.
Yea that's pretty lame wash action.
Yogi's right, the Frigidaire agitub does a remarkably better job moving clothes around.
And I've yet to see a low water agitator/wash plate design roll/bloom clothes over like WP's wash plate designs.
LG's are decent too.


Post# 980588 , Reply# 4   1/30/2018 at 12:27 by Joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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Yeah Iím kinda meh on it. My neighbor just bought one and she loves it though.

Post# 980614 , Reply# 5   1/30/2018 at 16:05 by gorenje (Slovenia)        
Interesting ...

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The first portion of the wash cycle with low water seems very rough on clothes, then with added water it's better.

It just seems to me or is it he washing without detergent?


Post# 980631 , Reply# 6   1/30/2018 at 18:48 by cuffs054 (MONTICELLO, GA)        

It's you.


Post# 980633 , Reply# 7   1/30/2018 at 18:57 by cuffs054 (MONTICELLO, GA)        

What is the purpose of the spin ramp up/slow down? My Tag does the same thing and I don't see the reason for it.


Post# 980641 , Reply# 8   1/30/2018 at 19:51 by DADoES (TX,†U.S. of A.)        

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Possibly to moderate the extraction rate to avoid pump overload.

The detergent dose is skimpy per my measure (LOL).


Post# 980644 , Reply# 9   1/30/2018 at 20:08 by robbinsandmyers (Hamden CT)        

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Very unimpressed. It seems the machine cant make its mind up quick enough to fill the tub with enough water then agitate clothes enough and then when the spin cycle comes it just dabbles in it for a while before remaining spinning. All that start-stop wasted motion is gonna kill parts too soon.

Post# 980647 , Reply# 10   1/30/2018 at 20:41 by joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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It pulls the clothes down pretty well. Be interesting to see it with a fuller load.

Post# 980663 , Reply# 11   1/30/2018 at 22:57 by stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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A dirty cloths molester is what it is...


Post# 980671 , Reply# 12   1/31/2018 at 00:29 by tolivac (greenville nc)        

The action of that agitator somehow makes me think of chopping with an older VitaMix with the reversing motor!Think I will pass on this one.A swap shop GE would be better.

Post# 981039 , Reply# 13   2/2/2018 at 17:58 by Kindalazy (toronto)        

Ummm, did I miss the rinse cycle?




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