Thread Number: 63806  /  Tag: Classified Ad Finds
vintageKA (not whirlpool) portable dishwasher - $100 (lowell)
[Down to Last]'s exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 863742   1/23/2016 at 21:07 (1,002 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

ovrphil's profile picture
Porcelain interior

CLICK HERE TO GO TO ovrphil's LINK on Grandrapids Craigslist

  View Full Size

This post was last edited 01/24/2016 at 04:48

Post# 863747 , Reply# 1   1/23/2016 at 21:35 (1,002 days old) by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

dadoes's profile picture

Post# 863749 , Reply# 2   1/23/2016 at 21:52 (1,002 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

ovrphil's profile picture
I thought it was a KA. How did they get Whirlpool?

Post# 863774 , Reply# 3   1/24/2016 at 06:51 (1,002 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

toploader55's profile picture



They're just confused. How many posts have we all read when they  post the ad and the machine as big as Dallas says "Maytag" and they advertise it as "General Electric" or whatever.


It to me looks like  a KDC-20 due to the shape of the indicator light in the right corner.


Also I see this model has the rare "Porclien" Interior which was a option that year. LOL

Post# 863782 , Reply# 4   1/24/2016 at 07:49 (1,002 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

goatfarmer's profile picture

well, KA is owned by WP, so some people assume.......

Post# 863788 , Reply# 5   1/24/2016 at 08:37 (1,002 days old) by whirlykenmore78 (Prior Lake MN (GMT-0700 CDT.))        

whirlykenmore78's profile picture
KDI-18. You can tell by the shape of the console and the all stainless filter.

Post# 863854 , Reply# 6   1/24/2016 at 16:45 (1,001 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

ovrphil's profile picture
That's it, Eddie - they thought KA owned by Whirlpool.

I looked at it and thought it was a KA, but then thought,"maybe Whirlpool had a similar panel in one production year?"

Porclien also describes me..a "poor client". :)

It seems like it's a good model, with porcelain interior and ss filter.

Post# 863875 , Reply# 7   1/24/2016 at 18:02 (1,001 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

rp2813's profile picture

The seller must be related to the one on our local CL that has been trying for months to sell an electric "knief."


Go figure.  They managed to spell "Westinghouse" correctly.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO rp2813's LINK on Sacramento Craigslist

Post# 863909 , Reply# 8   1/24/2016 at 21:02 (1,001 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

toploader55's profile picture

Well Ralph,


My guess would be that Westinghouse is a very long word so you need to pay attention to it when spelling whereas a Knife is a short one syllable word that requires little to no attention.

Post# 864031 , Reply# 9   1/25/2016 at 16:36 (1,000 days old) by Gilles8730 ()        

Whirly is correct on the KDI model. Since this is a portable it is a KDI-58C. Also, this is made by Hobart not Whirlpool. The person that is selling this needs to have a look where the sticker is and check where the model and serial number is. It will also say Hobart is the sticker and beside the Imperial name that is it made by Hobart.

Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      

Comes to the Rescue!

The Discuss-o-Mat has stopped, buzzer is sounding!!!
If you would like to reply to this thread please log-in...

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In

New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.

Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy