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Post# 508000   3/29/2011 at 19:09 (4,803 days old) by laundromat (Hilo, Hawaii)        

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I went to see my public defender yesterday and had him help me with my case against Social Security. I went to go catch the 4PM bus at the mall around pass the time away, I went to go look at the Kenmore line up at Sears. I went to the appliance department where they have the line of discontinued/damaged models and saw a Frigidaire 3.5cu ft washer tagged from $899 to $251. I got a salesman too help me make the deal and he remembered me from a while ago when he was questioning the reversability of front loading washer doors. Anyway, I had exactly $180 in cash and he sold the unit,a discontinued model never used and still with shipping stuff on it for $150!!!!!!I am picking it up tomorrow.WOO HOO!!!!

Post# 508001 , Reply# 1   3/29/2011 at 19:25 (4,803 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Congratulatoins Chuck!!!

Post# 508079 , Reply# 2   3/29/2011 at 22:47 (4,803 days old) by peteski50 (New York)        

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Best of Luck - keep us posted!

Post# 508085 , Reply# 3   3/29/2011 at 23:05 (4,803 days old) by rp2813 (Sannazay)        
The "Extra Rinse" option . . .

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is going to be your new best friend.


But for $180 I can see how that's a tough offer to refuse.

Post# 508103 , Reply# 4   3/30/2011 at 01:45 (4,803 days old) by thomasortega (El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles de Porciúncula)        


You're going to love it.

But keep Tide away from it. I have the same machine and using Tide HE means extra rinse and repeat the cycle to get a decent rinse.

Euro detergents mean perfect rinse always and NO extra rinse option.

Post# 508169 , Reply# 5   3/30/2011 at 09:52 (4,803 days old) by pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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tide he is not a bad detergent when i first got my whirlpool duet washer i NEVER HAD TO DO AN EXTRA RINSE OR REPEAT THE CYCLE so i can say that tide he is pretty safe to use with your machine the only time i use the extra rinse option is to remove the smell of detergent.

Post# 508172 , Reply# 6   3/30/2011 at 10:16 (4,802 days old) by 3beltwesty ()        
I wonder which 3.5 model?






Post# 508206 , Reply# 7   3/30/2011 at 14:25 (4,802 days old) by laundromat (Hilo, Hawaii)        

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GLTF2490FS. Sears claimed it is a discontinued model but Lowes sells it for $629. I am pretty sure,like the Kenmore that is similar to it and I had about a year ago,it too will have the adjustable water level pressure valve.Those have a screw you turn counter clockwise to increase the water level. The Kenmore I had was filling just above the door opening and giving excellent results.I sold it to a customer for $599 including the 1 year warranty. They keep in touch with me and say nothing but good things about it.As far as detergents are concerned, I prefer Gain original scent.I use it (not the HE) in my new Miele along with the Gain fabric softener.The wash gets real clean. So clean,you can smell it!!!

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