Thread Number: 75430  /  Tag: Vintage Automatic Washers
Advice on Moving the L-1000
[Down to Last]

automaticwasher.org's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 992779   5/1/2018 at 21:08 by Classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

classiccaprice's profile picture
Hi all,

Things are so exciting here. The D-1000 is waiting patiently for it's new match! The shipper is picking up the L-1000 Saturday. I know on the earlier models you had to secure the drum before moving, but I also know the L-1000 was a hefty redesign of the slant front. From my understanding the drum does not have to be secured... Am I correct? Is there anything I should ask the seller or shipper to do before it hits the road? Thanks!


  Photos...       <              >      Photo 1 of 3         View Full Size



Post# 992787 , Reply# 1   5/1/2018 at 22:50 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Moving A WH FL Washer

combo52's profile picture

The tub assembly should be secured, it was when it left the factory. But it is hard to do at this point, most important thing now is to keep the machine upright during all phases of moving and it should be OK.

 

John L.


Post# 992848 , Reply# 2   5/2/2018 at 09:45 by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

We found that the motion in transit had bent the fabric softener delivery system so securing the tub is very important before the machine is moved at all.


Post# 992872 , Reply# 3   5/2/2018 at 13:26 by RP2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        
" . . . ask the seller or shipper to do . . ."

rp2813's profile picture

Um, wear a back brace maybe?


Post# 992875 , Reply# 4   5/2/2018 at 13:31 by classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

classiccaprice's profile picture
I have the brackets for my LB-6M... but I don't know if they'd fit. I'd have to overnight them, but I could do it. Thoughts?

Post# 992878 , Reply# 5   5/2/2018 at 14:07 by Moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA -Next Wash-In...June 15-18, 2018!)        

moparwash's profile picture
If its like my 1961,when the top is tilted back, there should be a flange welded to the top of the tub that lines up with bolt holes where you can put wire ties to stabolize the tub...Ill get pics when home from work

Post# 992883 , Reply# 6   5/2/2018 at 15:04 by classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

classiccaprice's profile picture
awesome! I've forwarded this to the guy helping me ship this (Hi Ian!), So he'll be sure to see the info! Thanks so much.

Post# 992900 , Reply# 7   5/2/2018 at 17:06 by Moparwash (Pittsburgh,PA -Next Wash-In...June 15-18, 2018!)        

moparwash's profile picture
Heres how to thread the ties, you might have to use 4 of them to get the length just right

  View Full Size
Post# 992920 , Reply# 8   5/2/2018 at 21:25 by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
A Back brace!!!

You said it LOL, that thing will weigh 300 pounds or close to it!




Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

The Discuss-o-Mat has stopped, buzzer is sounding!!!
If you would like to reply to this thread please log-in...

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy