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what would be your dream vintage portable dishwasher to own
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Post# 992853   5/2/2018 at 09:56 by Pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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hello to all aw members,

what would be your dream vintage portable dishewasher to own if you had a chance to buy it online in my case it would be this dm Kenmore model harvest gold portable of course second option this kitchenaid dishwasher again in harvest gold and last but not least this model that was first own by one of my aunts then given to my grandmother feel free to post as well

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Post# 992858 , Reply# 1   5/2/2018 at 10:21 by potatochips (Nova Scotia)        

Good thread Pierre! Id say I would have to have a D&M Kenmore. There was one that showed up on Kijiji a few years ago, rapid advance push button. Very nice. 



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Post# 992867 , Reply# 2   5/2/2018 at 11:50 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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You know, I think I have just about all the portables that I ever wanted!  Yes, I wanted the Roto-Rack... LOL 


I guess all I "need" would be a Frigidaire Dishmobile, but it'd have to be a Custom Imperial Spin-Tube model.  

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Post# 992884 , Reply# 3   5/2/2018 at 15:07 by classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

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a KDS-54P... like Paul's!

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Post# 992908 , Reply# 4   5/2/2018 at 18:56 by nashmaytagbear (Fairview, TN)        

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Would love to have a mobile maid

Post# 992912 , Reply# 5   5/2/2018 at 19:42 by jamiel (Detroit, Michigan)        

Assuming that #7 is a Kenmore/D&M from the mid 60s...what color racks? Impeller or spray arm?

Post# 992916 , Reply# 6   5/2/2018 at 20:15 by whirlykenmore78 (Prior Lake MN (GMT-0700 CDT.))        
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KitchenAid KDS-60 by Hobart or any WP/KM Portable with the Powerclean module.

Post# 992922 , Reply# 7   5/2/2018 at 21:32 by jakeseacrest (Massachusetts)        

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Kitchenaid Superba 20 series and a Maytag Reverse Rack WC702

Post# 992926 , Reply# 8   5/2/2018 at 22:37 by jetaction (Minneapolis)        
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An original Maytag RR and a Silver Shower GE, I know it's silly but that extra spray arm under the silverware basket is gimmicky enough that I want one. I've got the basket, just need the machine!

Post# 992950 , Reply# 9   5/3/2018 at 09:17 by whitetub (Montreal, Canada)        

Maytag WC 401

I had one before, bought it used, in the late 1980's and I used it until around 1999, when I had to move to a new house with a built-in brand new dishwasher.

I would love to get one again, brand new in a box would be a dream.

Second choice would be a portable KitchenAid, with the controls on top.

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Post# 992951 , Reply# 10   5/3/2018 at 09:29 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Jamiel: #7 has the oddball combination of an impeller with a short spray arm. The racks are coral pink.

Post# 992967 , Reply# 11   5/3/2018 at 14:56 by wigwag (San Diego)        

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Post# 993013 , Reply# 12   5/3/2018 at 20:33 by Pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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whitetub great pic of your portable dishwasher 1 of my aunts when she remarried had the same model but built in but in poppy color since the front panel was red.

Post# 993019 , Reply# 13   5/3/2018 at 22:54 by scoots (Chattanooga TN)        
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I'd say a mid-60s Mobile Maid. We had one when I was a kid and I actually was rather fond of it. We had chores back then and mine was loading the dishwasher. Alas, when the kitchen was remodeled in 1970 we built a "garage" for it under a kitchen counter, so when the house was sold, the dishwasher stayed. Hurumph!

Post# 993023 , Reply# 14   5/4/2018 at 01:09 by Ultralux88 (Denver)        

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Iíd say a stainless steel tub Kitchenaid, any of the models it was available with. Iím betting itíll have to be a built in model for the stainless tub though.

Post# 993025 , Reply# 15   5/4/2018 at 04:13 by chachp (Conway, AR)        

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I'd love one of these in a portable with a wood top.

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Post# 993035 , Reply# 16   5/4/2018 at 05:51 by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

I only saw it once, but the Waste King top loading portable with the Z-shaped wash arm so you had half an arm under each rack. The top was black matte paint and contained the full width handle. The cover had a hole in the front corner for the timer dial to come through. The interior was pink, as I remember.

Post# 994672 , Reply# 17   5/19/2018 at 21:52 by electronicontrl (Grand Rapids, MI)        
My Maytag WC401

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This is my favorite vintage convertible/portable!

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Post# 994747 , Reply# 18   5/20/2018 at 18:43 by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        

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I'd love to have a reverse rack Maytag or an 80's Sears Ultra Wash, the one they had on display in the store with the clear front window.   I would stand and watch that thing wash for hours while my parents shopped.  It was so much fun.

Post# 994762 , Reply# 19   5/20/2018 at 21:27 by beekeyknee (Columbia, MO)        

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Maytag RR (early Ď80ís with the three buttons in the middle and the knob on the right). KDS-58 and Sears Ultra Clean II, or III. Donít know about models after that. Built-Ins would be fine too. Just dreams.

Post# 994764 , Reply# 20   5/20/2018 at 21:47 by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

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If I could get another Lady Kenmore push button from 1972 again, (The Freedom Maker), it would never be thrown away like my old one when the bottom door screws holding the panel on ruined the porcelain bottom. 22 minutes, open the door, spin the roto rack and once they cooled enough to handle and put away. Never got a dirty dish from that Lady, miss her.

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