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P.O.D. 5/15/2019: Kelviantor Washer
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Post# 1032754   5/16/2019 at 00:27 by DaveAMKrayoGuy (Oak Park, MI)        

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Yes, this gal is hungry for a free box of Tide as well as a delivery man who will "tide" her--well, she'll buy a bum brand that needs to be replaced, rather than just REPAIRED, in less than a year...!



-- Dave





Post# 1032772 , Reply# 1   5/16/2019 at 08:48 by delturner (USA)        
For shame for shame

Kevinator washers were not bad machines and when used properly, they lasted as well as any other washer. I found them to be highly entertaining to even watch and they certainly did a good job of washing, rinsing and spinning the clothes. Like Frigidaire, they did have a tendency to tangle clothes when overloaded and sometimes over suds when using tide, but I consider that insignificant since they otherwise worked so well and actually fun to use and/or watch. It is my understanding that this type of washer was made by the ABC company and Kelvinator bought them in the 50's & started using the same design up until they were consumed by WCI in about 1966-68. If I was ever to manage getting a "dream set", this one would top the list.

Post# 1032787 , Reply# 2   5/16/2019 at 11:20 by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
Yup

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I'm with DelTurner: one of these uniquely operating rare sets would be a dream come true, FUN FUN FUN




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