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Post# 1079209   6/29/2020 at 20:37 (1,001 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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resulted in 3 machines that I had to figure out where to put due to my lack of room because of my too many washers and dryers problem. 15 hours and 730 miles led to a new home for an early 60ís turquoise Maytag dryer in very nice condition. And also I brought home an almond Ď83 lady kenmore convertible and a white Ď84 whirlpool 18 pound washer.

Post# 1079215 , Reply# 1   6/29/2020 at 20:56 (1,001 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Here are the pictures from the ads. The pictures are not great and the machines are definitely in better shape than they look. Iíll try to get them cleaned up and post more pictures.

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Post# 1079238 , Reply# 2   6/29/2020 at 23:25 (1,001 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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Nice haul!

Post# 1079259 , Reply# 3   6/30/2020 at 03:08 (1,000 days old) by Hippiedoll ( arizona )        

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all 3 machines are very cool.
Is the Whirlpool belt drive?
The portable Kenmore is neat.
And the Maytag is gorgeous and looks to be in great condition.


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Post# 1079308 , Reply# 4   6/30/2020 at 11:06 (1,000 days old) by turquoisedude (.)        

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Yay!  Glad you were able to save that turquoise Maytag dryer!!

Post# 1079323 , Reply# 5   6/30/2020 at 12:12 (1,000 days old) by Maytag85 (Sean A806)        

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I have the same exact Kenmore convertible portable washer from 1984. Oddly enough the dryer that is paired up with my Kenmore portable washer is from 1978

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Post# 1079392 , Reply# 6   6/30/2020 at 22:17 (1,000 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Thanks everyone! Christina the whirlpool washer is indeed a belt drive with a manual lint filter. Iíd like to tinker with them or at least clean them up but work is incredibly busy right now and Iíve been working a lot of hours lately.

Whirlpool washer:
Model LA5580XMW1
Serial C40533532

Lady Kenmore convertible:
Model 110.84390800
Serial J34883735

Maytag dryer in turquoise:
Model TDE701
Serial 652982 CW

Post# 1079393 , Reply# 7   6/30/2020 at 22:20 (1,000 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Sean Iíve had that dryer for about 25 years and itís been quite a few years since it has been used.

Post# 1079399 , Reply# 8   6/30/2020 at 23:05 (1,000 days old) by DADoES (TX,†U.S. of A.)        

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You could bring the WP and LK over here for clean-up but they'd have to sit on my patio (or I'd have to leave the car out of the garage).

Post# 1079441 , Reply# 9   7/1/2020 at 10:21 (999 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Glenn I know the feeling. Iíve got a truck that has been outside for two years now because of my washer and dryer hoard. Plans are in the works to make several trips to the scrap yard.

Post# 1080379 , Reply# 10   7/8/2020 at 21:15 (992 days old) by dnastrau (Lords Valley, PA)        
Maytag dryer serial suffix CW

Nice looking Maytag dryer!

Looks like it was manufactured in 1961 - September based on the "CW" year/month suffix.

I posted a link to an old thread with the Maytag date codes listed for reference.

Andrew S.


Post# 1158415 , Reply# 11   9/1/2022 at 12:00 (207 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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A little over two years later I found a match for the Maytag dryer in the form of a TA700.

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Post# 1158746 , Reply# 12   9/5/2022 at 15:04 (203 days old) by Hippiedoll ( arizona )        

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WOWZERS, that is too cool!
You now have a matching turquoise Maytag set!

Doing the HAPPY DANCE for you on this side of the computer.


Post# 1158765 , Reply# 13   9/5/2022 at 17:17 (203 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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Thanks Christina!

Post# 1158797 , Reply# 14   9/5/2022 at 19:54 (203 days old) by bradfordwhite (West Coast, U.S.)        

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Wow! You have a magnetism that just draws them toward you. All these are great. Especially loving the portables. I remember seeing those at the Sears store in the early 80s.

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