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Post# 517581   5/13/2011 at 22:39 (4,581 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

I was going to get the matching dryer too, but the dryer wouldn't fit through the laundryroom door.  I got Model WTW6500SW3, no window on the door, can't watch it wash Cry this is probably a good think, can other things done instead of standing there watching my washer wash Laughing


I did a small load of whites first load, and my sheets (queen size) and blanket for the second load.  I seems really loud when it is filing, but after it starts to agitate it's really quiet.  I think the spin rpm's is 950, clothes came out a lot dryer than they did in my old Maytag 606.


I will post some pics after my camera batteries have recharged.


Post# 517585 , Reply# 1   5/13/2011 at 23:53 (4,581 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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congratulations jim.  What are you gonna do for a dryer?

Post# 517664 , Reply# 2   5/14/2011 at 09:36 (4,581 days old) by surgilator_68 (Maryland)        

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The dryer will fit through the door but you have to take the front off. In some instances you may have to trim the vent outlet.

Post# 517872 , Reply# 3   5/14/2011 at 21:02 (4,580 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

The dryer is 29 1/2 inches I think, the door is not your standard doorway,  I'm keeping the WP dryer that I got a few months ago.  The washer just barely fit through door.  If the dryer didn't stick out so much in the back, it would fit through, LOL.


Post# 518338 , Reply# 4   5/16/2011 at 19:12 (4,578 days old) by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

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Congratulations! While I'm a die-hard front-loader man, I'm intrigued by these new HE top-loaders. Looking forward to the photos. Let us know how you like it after you've done a few more loads.

Post# 518396 , Reply# 5   5/17/2011 at 00:37 (4,578 days old) by aldspinboy (Philadelphia, Pa)        

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Jim bypass that lock...

I want to know how you like the machine and it would be great to see maybe ?

Congrats on the reversing washing action washer !





Darren k

Post# 519388 , Reply# 6   5/20/2011 at 20:56 (4,574 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

I love it so far Smile  I use the sheets cycle for larger loads, and normal for smaller loads.  It does an excellent job of water extraction, I noticed drying times are shorter even on the medium spin setting.


It's seems rather loud and slow when it comes to filling, don't know if that has something to do with the washer, or something with the plumbing.


I haven't had a chance to get a HE detergent yet, so I'm using about a 1/4 of a cup of Arm & Hammer powder detergent, I check after it's been agitating for a few minutes to make sure it's not over sudsing, and it's not.  I haven't used all the cycles yet so far I have used Sheets, Bulky, Casual, and Normal.


Is the extra rise, a full rinse or a spray rinse?


Control Panel Close Up.


Post# 519389 , Reply# 7   5/20/2011 at 20:56 (4,574 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        


Post# 519390 , Reply# 8   5/20/2011 at 20:58 (4,574 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

Control Panel Full

Post# 519392 , Reply# 9   5/20/2011 at 21:00 (4,574 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

Washer and Dryer

Post# 519402 , Reply# 10   5/20/2011 at 21:55 (4,574 days old) by A440 ()        

Nice Jim!

Glad you are enjoying it!


Post# 519467 , Reply# 11   5/21/2011 at 07:01 (4,574 days old) by matthewza (Cape Town, South Africa)        

please post a pic of the dryers controls

Post# 519479 , Reply# 12   5/21/2011 at 08:34 (4,574 days old) by Limey ()        
Cabrio Impeller

Good to see it has the 'latest' impleller


Post# 519512 , Reply# 13   5/21/2011 at 13:06 (4,574 days old) by pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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great washer and congratulation but for me this will never surpass a good old fashion agitor washer

Post# 519558 , Reply# 14   5/21/2011 at 18:13 (4,573 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        
Dryer Controls for Matthew


Post# 519559 , Reply# 15   5/21/2011 at 18:14 (4,573 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        
Dryer Controls

Temperature, end of cycle, start.

Post# 519560 , Reply# 16   5/21/2011 at 18:17 (4,573 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

I agree, nothing can replace a good old agitator, especially a Whirlpool Super Surgilator :-)


Post# 519610 , Reply# 17   5/22/2011 at 01:04 (4,573 days old) by matthewza (Cape Town, South Africa)        

thankx! alot more advanced than my whirlpool heavy duty. here in SA the speed queens have the "auto" dry programmes and the whirlpools are all timed. so sad because that looks like a really cool dryer :)

Post# 519611 , Reply# 18   5/22/2011 at 01:06 (4,573 days old) by matthewza (Cape Town, South Africa)        

but where do you set the water level on the washer?

Post# 519669 , Reply# 19   5/22/2011 at 09:46 (4,573 days old) by appnut (TX)        
but where do you set the water level on the washer?

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Automatic, load sensing.  It uses a washplate instead of a regular agitator. 

Post# 519825 , Reply# 20   5/22/2011 at 22:19 (4,572 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

The sheets and bulky cycle use more water, than the normal cycle.  If I have large load of jeans, I wash them using either the sheets or bulky cycle.   The only cycles I haven't used yet are the heavy duty, whitest whites, colors, and delicates.



Post# 519827 , Reply# 21   5/22/2011 at 22:22 (4,572 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

Matthew, it's a nice dryer.  I think it's a MOL.  The capacity of the dryer is smaller than that of the washer, but I don't really wash super large loads, so I think I will be fine.


Post# 519895 , Reply# 22   5/23/2011 at 08:07 (4,572 days old) by matthewza (Cape Town, South Africa)        
load sensing

i kow it senses the load but i was just wondering because here in SA all our digital top loaders sense but there is still a water level button if you want to set it yourself or just add a little more water

Post# 520087 , Reply# 23   5/23/2011 at 21:49 (4,571 days old) by AutowasherFreak ()        

I think some of our front loaders might have that option, but I'm not positive.


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