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And Now For Something Completly Different - Penncrest Gas Dryer
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Post# 49603   11/20/2004 at 23:49 (7,087 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        

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Have never seen one of these dryers, guessing it is "vintage"?

Located in Texas, and the seller seems nice as all get out.

Launderess


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Post# 49605 , Reply# 1   11/21/2004 at 00:29 (7,087 days old) by westytoploader ()        

I'd get it if it wasn't in such horrible shape and had the matching washer...

Post# 49607 , Reply# 2   11/21/2004 at 01:07 (7,086 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        

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Who made these units?

Have to agree with you, the condition is pretty bad. Didn't let all the pics download before posting.

L.


Post# 49608 , Reply# 3   11/21/2004 at 01:18 (7,086 days old) by fixerman ()        

That is a GE design dryer. The Pencrest differed in subtle ways. Notice the handle is horizontal rather than vertical as on real GE's. My experience with all GE's is the motors were not as durable as say a whirlpool, possibly because the motors have a longer drive shaft puting more leverage on the bearings.

Post# 49611 , Reply# 4   11/21/2004 at 05:51 (7,086 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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That's in bad shape? Looked decent to me,for a 30 year old dryer.

kennyGF


Post# 49616 , Reply# 5   11/21/2004 at 06:51 (7,086 days old) by Gyrafoam (Wytheville, VA)        

The idea that you could stroll into a Home Depot or Wal-Mart and pick up a replacement for that GE/Hotpoint filter is laughable! Don't see Penncrest around too much anymore, but I keep looking for one of their washers-----.

Post# 49626 , Reply# 6   11/21/2004 at 10:45 (7,086 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Good grief, for a 30 y/o dryer, its in very good shape.

Post# 49682 , Reply# 7   11/22/2004 at 04:44 (7,085 days old) by kenmore1978 ()        
dryer condition

I've seen older dryers in better condition. Seems like a lot of rust for a dryer, almost as much as you would think a washer would have.


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