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Post# 859454   1/1/2016 at 13:02 (995 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        

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Okay, I listened to his re-silenced, re-engineering 1-18 yesterday. Dammit , its now quieter than mine !! MINE even !


Back to the drawing board for 2016! I can beat this !!!






Post# 859553 , Reply# 1   1/2/2016 at 00:07 (994 days old) by A440 ()        

LOL! Jon! 


You have done something to deserve this!


Hurmph....come on.....



Post# 859577 , Reply# 2   1/2/2016 at 07:21 (994 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Uh Oh...


The Great 2016 1-18 Silent Off.


I can't wait for this one !!!

Post# 859587 , Reply# 3   1/2/2016 at 08:01 (994 days old) by Combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
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Oh Jon I have a few more tricks up my sleeve to, when I'm done with this washer when it's running it will actually absorb noise from neighboring machines , lol, all sound near it will actually disappear into a black hole kind of effect.

Post# 859593 , Reply# 4   1/2/2016 at 09:00 (994 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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OMG !!!


Too Funny


This challenge ought to be a hoot.


Stay Tuned Boys and Girls.

Post# 859615 , Reply# 5   1/2/2016 at 11:16 (994 days old) by joelippard (Hickory, NC)        

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I'd love to see and hear a video of that thing running John!

Post# 859620 , Reply# 6   1/2/2016 at 11:49 (994 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        
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I love the concept of the machine absorbing adjacent sound.  Just think of the possibilities!  Like - place it backstage when certain politicians campaign.....



Post# 859637 , Reply# 7   1/2/2016 at 14:24 (993 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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Lawrence, that might be good on some GOP debates!

I think we should add a noisy Frigidaire Laundry Center in front of their most popular candidate just in case some sounds coming out of his mouth aren't absorbed by John's 1-18 at the back. That would also hide his provocative gesture... And if his hair gets too close to the dryer intake he might get berned!


Post# 859640 , Reply# 8   1/2/2016 at 14:29 (993 days old) by kb0nes (Burnsville, MN)        

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May not be too far fetched. With a small computer and some DSP some active noise-reduction could be added for Phase II

Kinda reminds me of two pipedream inventions I had. A Microwave oven 'like' device that sucks heat out of something. Or a stage light that shoots beams of blackness :)

Post# 859703 , Reply# 9   1/2/2016 at 23:03 (993 days old) by washer111 ()        

I assume John must have been looking at vintage jetliner's and their "huskits" fitted to meet noise regulations to gain further inspiration. 


My guess is we'll see something like a 6-chute drain mixer or something equivalent fitted (image linked below)


Post# 859938 , Reply# 10   1/4/2016 at 06:00 (992 days old) by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

"...or a stage light that shoots beams of blackness."

If you accidentally pull us into a black hole, you are SO grounded, mister!

Post# 859954 , Reply# 11   1/4/2016 at 07:31 (992 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        
You'll be

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absorbed locally -Missy Superior !!! 

Post# 859961 , Reply# 12   1/4/2016 at 08:07 (992 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        
When I get through with my 1-18

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this is how John will be looking !!!




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