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Post# 1060150   2/10/2020 at 11:28 (1,138 days old) by DaveAMKrayoGuy (Oak Park, MI)        

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$95, just need delivery/transport and installation:

(And whatever know-how so she works!)

The Place: Fredís Warren, MI



- Dave


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Post# 1060155 , Reply# 1   2/10/2020 at 12:24 (1,138 days old) by Maytag85 (Sean A806)        

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Standard capacity Maytag, and from my experience they seem to wash and rinse better than the deep tub Maytag washer for some reason. Definitely will be worth it, and I have a matching DE306 HOH but I need to wired it all back up and I have to fix a chip on the top left corner of the Porcelain top.

Post# 1060164 , Reply# 2   2/10/2020 at 13:44 (1,137 days old) by Hippiedoll ( arizona )        
I'm pretty sure...

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That's a 208
That's the same model of MAYTAG I started my vintage automatic washer buying with. Mine was an unshaded Harvest Gold from I believe 1978?

I don't remember for how long I had the 208 before my hunt for a 608 started.
:o)


Post# 1060211 , Reply# 3   2/10/2020 at 20:48 (1,137 days old) by luxflairguy (Wilmington NC)        
Strange

What's a Kirby vacuum hose have to do with a Maytag washer? Curious?

Post# 1060212 , Reply# 4   2/10/2020 at 21:09 (1,137 days old) by petek (Ontari ari ari O )        

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Always meaning to go check that place out.. they seem to have some odd things popping up now and then.

Post# 1060410 , Reply# 5   2/12/2020 at 21:37 (1,135 days old) by pippen1985 (Texarkana, Texas)        
Wrong vacuum hehehehe

Hey luxflairguy that is a Rainbow hose. Looks just like my old DC4. I had to take a double take at it myself!!!

Post# 1060415 , Reply# 6   2/12/2020 at 22:34 (1,135 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Congrats on your new acquisition of a vintage Maytag Dave.

Post# 1060499 , Reply# 7   2/13/2020 at 20:43 (1,134 days old) by countryguy (Astorville, ON, Canada)        

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Actually if you look at the connector on the end of the hose...it is not for a Rainbow.

Post# 1060509 , Reply# 8   2/14/2020 at 04:36 (1,134 days old) by DaveAMKrayoGuy (Oak Park, MI)        

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'fraid that it's not yet....

I need plumbing in order for her to get the necessary hot and cold, but here's the ideal installation area, (I can at least provide a drain, for what I "thought" was an awfully fancy drain-hose--yes, what IS a vacuum cleaner hide doing there? Is THAT being used for draining?)...

And if only there's a way to keep out the water notoriously invading the basement every time we get such heavy rain...

Electrically-wise, do I shut off the breaker going to this light, to convert the box next to it into an outlet (providing the cord will reach) or should I do away with that light socket, and string up a lamp, as I did for the rest of my laundry room lighting, the original socket there, arcs and flickers...?

I would be otherwise fraught with frequently switching washers when I go from vintage and tiny tub, and my bigger-newer, and besides on a Maytag, relatively old like this one, I've got PLE... (Pilot-light envy--LOL!)



-- Dave


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