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Post# 985338   3/5/2018 at 00:55 by Stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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Seems this model came and went awfully fast.
Does anybody here know the 411 on these digital monstrosities?
I can buy one one for fairly cheap but lots of driving, wondering if it's worth my time.


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Post# 985339 , Reply# 1   3/5/2018 at 01:12 by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

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That's a Cabrio of the F&P/SmartDrive design.  "Vantage" is the model name.  WTW7990XG.  It was expen$ive at the time, circa 2011 -- $1,999.

Good Housekeeping Review

A.J. Madison Description


Post# 985341 , Reply# 2   3/5/2018 at 01:28 by Stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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Whirlpool WTW7990XG Vantage series-

Manual
www.manualslib.com/produc...

Here is Good Housekeeping's review, not worth it seems to sum it up:
www.goodhousekeeping.com/applianc...

This has good pics:
appliancist.com/laundry/washers_d...

YouTube, where's the water?









Link to Reviewed.com info below:


CLICK HERE TO GO TO Stricklybojack's LINK


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Post# 985350 , Reply# 3   3/5/2018 at 03:36 by thomasortega (Los Angeles - CA)        

Hum, no, thanks...

Post# 985351 , Reply# 4   3/5/2018 at 03:47 by MrAlex (London, UK)        

It looks really cool!

Post# 985532 , Reply# 5   3/6/2018 at 11:12 by lakewebsterkid (Dayton, Ohio)        
VANTAGE

I would love to get my hands on one of these beasts! I do not like the Cabrio wash systems all that much, but I feel like this previous generation was far better. This machine has so many cycles it is unreal. What a unique machine!

Post# 985551 , Reply# 6   3/6/2018 at 14:27 by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        
Towards The End

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When these models were on their way out, they could be found for $699 each.

Malcolm


Post# 985552 , Reply# 7   3/6/2018 at 14:38 by Stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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I agree with our man in London, it does look cool. All other considerations aside, you are not going to get looks like this in a TL machine anytime soon.





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