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Post# 335962   3/17/2009 at 07:12 (5,373 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        

We havent had one of these in a a while.

So, what's your daily driver or vintage prize?

(I was test-driving the new image searchaloator and it's SO FUN!)

Post# 335967 , Reply# 1   3/17/2009 at 08:06 (5,373 days old) by samsungfl (United Kingdom/London )        
My Daily Driver.....

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Miele W3922WPS - Really do love this machine, I cant' fault it in anyway!So worth the extra money!

Almost 8 months old now too, only feels like a month or so ago that it was being delivered! :-)


Post# 335973 , Reply# 2   3/17/2009 at 08:49 (5,373 days old) by mattywashboy (Perth, Western Australia)        

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My current daily driver is the Miele W3725 washer and T8423C dryer. Both excellent quality machines and do a very good job.

Post# 335976 , Reply# 3   3/17/2009 at 10:20 (5,373 days old) by paulc (Edinburgh, Scotland)        
Miele W1613

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Honestly the best machine I have ever owned......I Love it!!

Post# 335982 , Reply# 4   3/17/2009 at 11:38 (5,373 days old) by northernmary (Huddersfield - West Yorkshire)        

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these are my daily drivers.... they all run like the first day was delivered.....

Post# 335996 , Reply# 5   3/17/2009 at 14:47 (5,373 days old) by dubstar85 (Glasgow, Scotland)        
Another Miele!

I have a 3922WPS Too. Just coming up on six months old! Love it, had a bit of bother with it but it was because it was sloping slightly to the back.

Perfetct now though!


Post# 336013 , Reply# 6   3/17/2009 at 16:41 (5,373 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        
Our daily drivers.....

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Maytag Dependable Care Plus washer and electric dryer. Only had this set about 3 months, hope they last as long as our other Maytags. The washer came from a trade in pile, the dryer was off Craigslist.

Post# 336020 , Reply# 7   3/17/2009 at 18:55 (5,373 days old) by sudsman ()        
One of 7 of my Daily Drivers

100 lb Edro Dyna Wash 3 Pocket WX, Avg output 1000 lbs/ 8 hours. But by far my favorite machine

Post# 336021 , Reply# 8   3/17/2009 at 19:25 (5,373 days old) by parunner58 (Davenport, FL)        

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Here are our daily drivers a 5 year old Frigidaire Gallery GLTF670AS FL Washer and a 4 year old GE Profile Spacemaker Gas Dryer DPXH46GAWW

Post# 336027 , Reply# 9   3/17/2009 at 19:58 (5,373 days old) by ttuee2006 ()        
Daily Driver

Mid 80's GE Filter-Flo 2-speed, "Large Capacity".

Gotta love the gold!

Post# 336038 , Reply# 10   3/17/2009 at 20:49 (5,373 days old) by neptuneguy27 (Baltimore,MD)        
My only drivers, lol

Here are my 2 year old Maytag Epic set.

Post# 336039 , Reply# 11   3/17/2009 at 20:50 (5,373 days old) by neptuneguy27 (Baltimore,MD)        
And my detergents

I love the Persil, quite worth the price :-)

Post# 336052 , Reply# 12   3/17/2009 at 21:33 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        
Daily Drivers

Here's my daily drivers.

Post# 336053 , Reply# 13   3/17/2009 at 21:35 (5,372 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        

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My daily driver is an LG 2432 whose praises I've sung many times on this site. Daily driving will soon include a gorgeous Poppy Red 1-18(pronounced Uhn a Dees-Wheat)for soaking and entertainment.

Post# 336054 , Reply# 14   3/17/2009 at 21:44 (5,372 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        
Daily dryer

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My Maytag 1996 Dryer snapped a belt a month ago so I've been doing my tumble-drying in a vintage DE806 that I have up and running. My LG spins so fast that I usually line-dry at least part of the load. I popped an old Maytag vent screen bag over the vent so I retain the heat and moisture(with a smidgeon of lint) in the basement until the warm season begins. I have to say, there's something wonderfully simple about those old HOH Maytags. I'm usually all about buttons and more buttons, but this appliance is an icon of simplicity. No decisions; just pop the clothes in and push in the dial(usually set on "Regular"). They come out perfectly dry, with just a hint of moisture in them. and I love that cute little "ding" five minutes before the cycle's over.
Good job Maytag!

As soon as I get my big AIG bonus, I'm going to buy a new 7+ cu. ft. GE(or LG, maybe) gas dryer, but until then...

Post# 336056 , Reply# 15   3/17/2009 at 21:58 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        
I would love to have this set

Todd (varicyclevoice) gave me this Whirlpool ad, I wouldn't mind having a set of these, love those pushbuttons.

PS: I think that's me in a former life by the stacked set.

Post# 336060 , Reply# 16   3/17/2009 at 22:14 (5,372 days old) by dadoes (TX,U.S. of A.)        

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Can you do a larger scan of that Whirlpool ad? That's my all-time favorite Whirly pair! The last 3-speed belt drive.

Post# 336065 , Reply# 17   3/17/2009 at 22:54 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        
I most certainly can

Here is a larger Whirlpool ad.

Post# 336066 , Reply# 18   3/17/2009 at 22:56 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

If this isn't large enough, I rescan it larger.

Post# 336069 , Reply# 19   3/17/2009 at 23:22 (5,372 days old) by dadoes (TX,U.S. of A.)        

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That's better, the description blurbs are readable. Is the original clear enough and of sufficient size to read the text on the controls? If so, the washer & dryer could be done as separate scans to keep the image size manageable. If not, it's OK as-is. Thanks!

Post# 336072 , Reply# 20   3/17/2009 at 23:39 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

I sent you the larger scans as separate pages. I used PhotoShop to make it one single page and I think it was reduced in size when I saved it. Let me know if you receive the scans and if they need to be larger.


Post# 336073 , Reply# 21   3/17/2009 at 23:41 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

I'm going to try and scan just the controls and make them larger and hopefully they will be readable.

Post# 336075 , Reply# 22   3/18/2009 at 00:21 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

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Post# 336076 , Reply# 23   3/18/2009 at 00:21 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

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Post# 336079 , Reply# 24   3/18/2009 at 01:05 (5,372 days old) by dadoes (TX,U.S. of A.)        

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The ultimate Whirly belt-drive machine. Separate wash & rinse temp control (allows cold wash w/ warm rinse). 3-speed motor with separate agitate & spin speed control (allows medium or low agitate with high spin). Separate Knits & Gentle cycles. Super Wash on both Normal & Perm Press. Fluorescent console light. Timed bleach & softener. Quiet-Pak motor & belt. 3 tumble speeds on the dryer.

Post# 336080 , Reply# 25   3/18/2009 at 01:06 (5,372 days old) by dadoes (TX,U.S. of A.)        

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Oops. My bad. Temp control does not allow cold/warm.

Post# 336084 , Reply# 26   3/18/2009 at 03:25 (5,372 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

If you want larger let me know. I tried emailing these but they wouldn't go through to the email address in your profile.


Post# 336096 , Reply# 27   3/18/2009 at 08:04 (5,372 days old) by jaxsunst ()        
Calypso, You either love 'em or hate 'em

Here is mine. I love this machine.

Post# 336105 , Reply# 28   3/18/2009 at 09:40 (5,372 days old) by mark1973 ()        

I have 2 washers and dryers that I use as my daily drivers.

In The Kitchen: Hoover A3060

Post# 336106 , Reply# 29   3/18/2009 at 09:42 (5,372 days old) by mark1973 ()        

In The Garage: Hotpoint Aquarius Ultima Microprofile 1400 - WM41

Post# 336107 , Reply# 30   3/18/2009 at 09:44 (5,372 days old) by mark1973 ()        

Tumble Dryers In The Garaga: Hoover D6042

Post# 336108 , Reply# 31   3/18/2009 at 09:52 (5,372 days old) by mark1973 ()        

And This Piece Of Utter Crap! - Hoover Vision 9kg sensor Condenser Dryer.

As you can probably tell the condenser unit is not there and im using it as a normal vented dryer. This is because the sump / pump has a lint blockage and it can't pump the water up to the tank. This means the machine thinks the tank is full and so stops. For some reason it is happy when I take the condenser out and run it as a vented dryer.To get to the sump /pump I will need to take out the drum which is not going to be an easy task so at the moment and probably for the forseable future it can stay as it is.
I have had no end of problems with this machine since I got it. What a piece of rubbish.

Post# 336109 , Reply# 32   3/18/2009 at 09:59 (5,372 days old) by golittlesport (California)        

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Post# 336121 , Reply# 33   3/18/2009 at 11:47 (5,372 days old) by variomatic ()        
These are mine...

AEG Lavamat 78800 1800rpm spin (over 4 years old) and my Siemens WT46E3R0 dryer (8months old).

Post# 336122 , Reply# 34   3/18/2009 at 12:17 (5,372 days old) by pulsator (Saint Joseph, MI)        

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I have three daily drivers, the ones that I use are the Alliance coin-op and the Miele W1215, everyone else uses the Fisher Paykel when they need to do laundry!

Post# 336143 , Reply# 35   3/18/2009 at 18:50 (5,372 days old) by nmaineman36 ()        

My daily drivers in Mass. the washer is on its last leg

Post# 336144 , Reply# 36   3/18/2009 at 18:51 (5,372 days old) by nmaineman36 ()        

My Miele's in Maine

Post# 336158 , Reply# 37   3/18/2009 at 21:10 (5,371 days old) by soapnsuds ()        

Daily Drivers for now...

Post# 336182 , Reply# 38   3/18/2009 at 23:51 (5,371 days old) by kenmoreguy64 (Charlotte, NC)        
This has been my primary set for the last 22.5 years

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I bought these machines brand new at age 21 while I was in college. As soon as I got a place with a connection, I went out and bought these. At the time I didn't know a lot of things, one that this was among the very last belt-drive washers made (mid August, 1986). The other is had I looked at used machines, I probably could have found some neat and plentiful 1960s gems. Delivery day was much more exciting to me than when Mom got her washers, as this one was MINE.

The washer has had a recent vacation due in part to a centerpost seal failing, which I haven't been motivated to fix, mostly because I have been using the machines that I restored this past year.

This machine is not as 'vintage' as a '72 Lady K, a '63 Kenmore 70, or even my '61 Kenmore 70, but it is my pride and joy since I was able at such a young age to buy something new of my very own.

I am a sentimental type guy, and it feels weird posting these here for everyone to see, but hopefully you can tell that I have appreciated them. I hope to have and be using these machines 22.5 years from now!


Post# 336196 , Reply# 39   3/19/2009 at 04:30 (5,371 days old) by moonvalleycacti ()        
Its rather blurry

Once i get the pictures off the camera i will take a better pic.. But here's my set.. A HE2T washer (which is for sale if there are anytakers) and a Samsung Dryer (that replaced a bosch i hated)

Post# 336295 , Reply# 40   3/19/2009 at 17:43 (5,371 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

How do you like your Frigidaire's? I've had mine for almost five years and so far so good.


Post# 336298 , Reply# 41   3/19/2009 at 17:59 (5,371 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        
May I show you mine?

The sink is to the right of the portable DW (Wood-look over black).

Thw washer uses a quick-connect "portability" fill and rinse coupler with hoses, that I added later.

The dryyer came to me via Connecticut. (The next state). It's a 90's hotpoint electric MOL unit with a procelain drum. New belt. Uses 110v in that my apt does not have 220v available. Uses a "standard" 4 prong/conductor (flex) cord. Made a custom extension cord such that a 110v heavy-duty plug (male) feeds a heavy-duty air-condtioner extension cord. Added a standard 4 hole (female) outlet/socket, in place of the female that was there. By manipulating the conductos itn eh outlet(female) of the extnesioncord, the heating element is fed 110v insted of 220v. (This quarters the heating wattage from 5,000w to circa 1,250w +/-*). Slow, but it works!

When there is a will there is a way......

*OHM'S law..... E= I x R

Post# 336330 , Reply# 42   3/19/2009 at 20:58 (5,370 days old) by tlee618 ()        

Fantastic Steve, thanks so much for sharing with us. I had no idea that you had full sized machines in your apartment, like you say, where there is a will there is a way!!

Post# 336337 , Reply# 43   3/19/2009 at 21:13 (5,370 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        

Thanks Terry!

Here is another shot showing the washer's hoses and quick-connect coupler.

Post# 336340 , Reply# 44   3/19/2009 at 21:22 (5,370 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        

When addtinal room humidity is desirable, most of my drying occurs on this drying rack.

But I find a 20 minute heated tumble in the dryer afterwards does wonders for removing creases and wrinkles and really helps get items bone-dry!

Post# 336421 , Reply# 45   3/20/2009 at 08:58 (5,370 days old) by vivalalavatrice ()        
My latest acquisition...

After the quickest restoration I'v never did... less thatn 24h!!!
From the kitchen porch to the basament... here you are!
I was doing the cycle 3 "poco sporco", wash at 90C (with red lampd on!) and 4 cold rinses... che cycle had a previous 4h of BIO.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO vivalalavatrice's LINK

Post# 336488 , Reply# 46   3/20/2009 at 19:03 (5,370 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        

oooohhh Diomede!

I'm in lust!

Post# 336581 , Reply# 47   3/21/2009 at 04:15 (5,369 days old) by frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

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This photo has run several times around here, but it features something not many of you have: THE MOST HATED WASHER AT AW.ORG: A top-loading Frigidaire with a Franklin tub-indexing transmission!

Glad to see a few other Frigidaire FLer's out there. Not a bad machine at all, and the price is certainly right.

Post# 336612 , Reply# 48   3/21/2009 at 10:11 (5,369 days old) by vivalalavatrice ()        
oooohhh Diomede! I'm in lust!


more pics on the link above

Post# 336616 , Reply# 49   3/21/2009 at 10:26 (5,369 days old) by toggleswitch2 ()        

Diomede! I'm coming to Italy to see that machine! Will you be there? *LOL*

Here is our only top-loading horizontal-axis machine made here.

What is the spin speed of yoru amchine?

Molto Grazie!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO toggleswitch2's LINK

Post# 336646 , Reply# 50   3/21/2009 at 14:09 (5,369 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        
Funny you should mention Staber

I was watching How It's Made yesterday, and they were showing how the Staber washing machine was made.

Post# 336652 , Reply# 51   3/21/2009 at 15:02 (5,369 days old) by golittlesport (California)        

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I find these to be excellent a great job and have had no problems. I've had them about four years. They replaced a Frigmore front load set that I gave to my son. That ten year old washer has never had a repair and is still going strong.

Post# 336678 , Reply# 52   3/21/2009 at 19:08 (5,369 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

Thanks Rich, my set was used when I got them. I have been really please with them so far. I think the washer cleans well, and I've never had any problems with mold or odors.

Post# 336706 , Reply# 53   3/21/2009 at 21:27 (5,368 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        

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My humble 1977 Maytag pair, an A208 and a DG408.

Post# 336739 , Reply# 54   3/22/2009 at 02:28 (5,368 days old) by autowasherfreak ()        

Nice Maytags you have there Lawrence!

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