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Post# 46551   10/9/2004 at 03:41 (7,137 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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It looks like Maytag wasn't the first that made a dishwasher with three full racks. The German picture of the day shows a beautiful three rack dishwasher from the seventies.

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Post# 46552 , Reply# 1   10/9/2004 at 03:42 (7,137 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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The page with the English description

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Post# 46572 , Reply# 2   10/9/2004 at 10:20 (7,137 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Luigi, that is such a cool looking rack system. I'm assuming the top rack had a full-size spray arm above the top rack. I also assume the top rack was only for plates or shallow soup bowl. But I must admit, this arrangement is far superior and resembles more to waht I was hoping the Maytag offering would be like than what reality is.

Post# 46574 , Reply# 3   10/9/2004 at 11:21 (7,137 days old) by agiflow-action ()        

Another thing about the racking in this machine.....it looks very modern looking.If i didn't know this was from the seventies, i would think it was the latest dishwasher out.

Post# 46582 , Reply# 4   10/9/2004 at 13:02 (7,137 days old) by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

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Maybe it's just the angle of the shot, but the machine looks considerably taller than a 'standard' undecounter dishwasher.

Post# 46588 , Reply# 5   10/9/2004 at 14:53 (7,136 days old) by brisnat81 (Brisbane Australia)        
2 doors

Hi guys,

To me it looks like that top rack is riding on a second door, and I aggree with Daddoes, it looks more like washing machine height than dishwasher height


Post# 46593 , Reply# 6   10/9/2004 at 15:28 (7,136 days old) by peteski50 (New York)        
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The Miele actually looks of better quarlity than the Maytag of today. Do they still make them like that?
Peter


Post# 46615 , Reply# 7   10/10/2004 at 04:01 (7,136 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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Peter, it's not a Miele, it's a Candy. Candy made pretty spiffy appliances in those years. The dishwasher is indeed taller than normal dishwashers, I think it is even taller than American washers.

Post# 46616 , Reply# 8   10/10/2004 at 04:37 (7,136 days old) by mielekai ()        

Hi,

the Candy dishwasher has the following measurements:
H = 117,5 cm
W = 60 cm
D = 60 cm

(cm = centimetres)

I hope that someone can convert them into your measurements.

Carlo from Italy has given some more information about the candy dishwashers of those days in the forum.

Kai


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Post# 46617 , Reply# 9   10/10/2004 at 07:02 (7,136 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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That means that the width and depth are around 23 1/2 inches and the height is somewhat over 46 inches.

Post# 46619 , Reply# 10   10/10/2004 at 08:27 (7,136 days old) by mielekai ()        

Thanks Louis ;-)

Post# 46620 , Reply# 11   10/10/2004 at 09:02 (7,136 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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You're welcome, but actually the credits should go to this Metric conversion website.

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Post# 46634 , Reply# 12   10/10/2004 at 14:52 (7,135 days old) by Brent-Aucoin ()        
What a great Dishwasher!

Louis,
Thanks for pointing us in the direction of the Pic-Of-The day from the site.
What a great dishwasher! Did they discontinue this model? I think that it is such a great idea. Even if it was taller, it would be so worth it.
Do you know if it was good dishwasher? I wonder if they have any still cleaning away.
Brent


Post# 46699 , Reply# 13   10/10/2004 at 23:49 (7,135 days old) by mielekai ()        

HI Brent, hi @ all,

Candy does not produce this dishwasher anymore, I think they stopped producing it in the 70s as the selling of built-in dishwasher increased an so the height has to be 33,46 inches
(85 cm) to fit into the regular German built-in kitchens.

In the consumers report of the 70s Candy dishwasher were always not bad but of moderate quality.

Greetz
Kai



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