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Post# 690975   7/21/2013 at 17:24 (3,928 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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You knew...Philco-Bendix.

It reminded me of the Speedqueen that was just mentioned, 500lbs and anchored to China.


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Post# 691072 , Reply# 1   7/21/2013 at 23:39 (3,927 days old) by whirlykenmore78 (Prior Lake MN (GMT-0500 CDT.))        
Rebadged Milnor 30# washer-extractor

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and yes it is a hardmount machine requiring a solid mounting base.   It is a coin-op machine as evidenced by the coin meter and vault.

WK78 


Post# 691121 , Reply# 2   7/22/2013 at 09:18 (3,927 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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Milnor manufactured for Bendix? That's interesting...and they're still used today, it appears.. although the one there looks like it's from the 1950s.
..wonder if they service the laundromat units annually or as needed?


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Post# 691126 , Reply# 3   7/22/2013 at 09:34 (3,927 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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WOW....I remember these machines in the laundromat when I was young, people would come in with 30 gallon trash bags of clothes and "PACK" these units tightly full, don't know how it ever got them clean, but then again it was usually whites, and I would watch them dump a gallon of clorox in.....when they spun there was barely a hole thru the center to see the back...at that point it was more of a soak and extract

I always figured these machines were for big blankets and rugs...


Post# 691130 , Reply# 4   7/22/2013 at 09:38 (3,927 days old) by Westie2 ()        

Yes they are Milnor's great machines. I just wish Milnor made home use FL's

Post# 691206 , Reply# 5   7/22/2013 at 16:51 (3,927 days old) by polkanut (Wausau, WI )        

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I remember posting this awhile back.  What?  No AW.org takers???  I can't believe it. lol  Plover, WI is about 35 miles or so south of me.


Post# 691402 , Reply# 6   7/23/2013 at 14:08 (3,926 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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polkanut: argh! now it hits me...I thought after a long while posting it, I have seen it before. Sorry! I would take it if I had a few more and could open a mid-century laundry /coffee bar. :-)


Post# 691422 , Reply# 7   7/23/2013 at 15:35 (3,926 days old) by polkanut (Wausau, WI )        
Phil,

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No need to be sorry.  I'm glad to see it was reposted.  I didn't know it was still available.  Thanks.



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