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Post# 1037756   7/10/2019 at 16:09 by Maytag85 (Sean A806)        

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Interesting 1956 Whirlpool Imperial washer, and I imagine that this was Whirlpool’s first washer to have 2 speeds. The gentle speed was probably used for delicate fabrics, and was probably used to wash Wash N Wear/Permanent Press items before the Wash N Wear cycle debuted in 1958 for the Imperial Mark 12 models.




Post# 1037759 , Reply# 1   7/10/2019 at 16:21 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Good timing... just brought this old fave of mine back into service! Rumour has it that the matching dryer will be back up and running again soon, too....

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Post# 1037760 , Reply# 2   7/10/2019 at 16:27 by LowEfficiency (Iowa)        

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Seven rinses?
How did they sequence those, and how much water did this machine use?


Post# 1037762 , Reply# 3   7/10/2019 at 16:35 by Maytag85 (Sean A806)        

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I think 7 rinses in spray rinses. My KM portable washer either did 6 or 7 spray rinses when it did the spray rinses

Post# 1037763 , Reply# 4   7/10/2019 at 16:51 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        
7 rinses

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It was just a bit oversold... There are three spray rinses during the spin between the wash and deep rinse, then three additional spray rinses during the final spin. 7 deep rinses and you'd be using as much water as a GE Combo... LOL


Post# 1037766 , Reply# 5   7/10/2019 at 17:40 by LowEfficiency (Iowa)        

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So basically they added a few random pauses in the two spray rinses to up the "rinse count"?
:D


Post# 1037767 , Reply# 6   7/10/2019 at 18:15 by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

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My mothers Kenmore had several spray rinses while spinning for about 10 seconds each in both after wash and after rinse.

Post# 1037789 , Reply# 7   7/10/2019 at 20:51 by Washerlover (Lake County, California: Wines With Altitude)        

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And in the later models there were four spin/spray rinses before and after the actual rinse cycle...adding up to NINE rinses..! As the marketing folks liked to tout...




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