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What washing machine would you want to get from a foreign country?
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Post# 1158053   8/28/2022 at 08:26 (662 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

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Hey guys, I wanted to ask the question what washing machine would you get if you had the means to from any country in the world? For me, It would be one of them round washing machines from Mexico the Chaka Chaka ones, the Pakistani made ďeasyď style washing machine or something from one of the former eastern bloc countries

Photos will be attached of those machines in mentioned order

What about you?🫵

PS, the reason why I said ďeasyĒ was because the agitator looks kind of similar to some of the easy branded machines

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Post# 1158054 , Reply# 1   8/28/2022 at 08:43 (662 days old) by qsd-dan (West)        

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TOL Maytag version of a Wilkins Servis.

Post# 1158060 , Reply# 2   8/28/2022 at 09:29 (662 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
So that would be

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A Maytag with a built-in heater?

Post# 1158064 , Reply# 3   8/28/2022 at 09:37 (662 days old) by gansky1 (Omaha, The Home of the TV Dinner!)        

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"TOL Maytag version of Wilkins-Servis"


An 806/906 with a Stainless-Steel basket and that pretty white agitator?  Sign me up, too.


Post# 1158067 , Reply# 4   8/28/2022 at 10:24 (662 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        
My Miele

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I'd like one of those older Miele washers with the backsplashes and heated water like the one that introduced me to Mieles when I lived in Paris. I made the mistake of selecting "Chaud" when I did my first load of tidy-whities and didn't realize that "chaud" meant boiling until steam was belching out of the dispensers. Never seen laundry get so white in my life but, of course, all the elastic in my underwear melted. I was hooked. The spin wasn't bad either.

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Post# 1158069 , Reply# 5   8/28/2022 at 10:36 (662 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
I think I did see one of those Miele

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Machines on eBay Kleinanzeigen, go give a peek And I wonder if that machine was a bolt down machine

Post# 1158071 , Reply# 6   8/28/2022 at 10:59 (662 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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Here's the 421 on eBay Kleinanzeigen.

This machine is older than the one in the brochure. The one in the brochure is a 421S, one of the differences is the electronic dooropener vs the door handle on the 421.

These machines were regular household machines with suspension, no bolt down necessary. And they were heavy!

Spinspeed on these was 700rpm, although I think that some of the last models did 800rpm because I think I remember that from the tag on the machine a friend's mother got. It was one of the last ones of that series, perhaps the original spin motor with 700rpm was not longer made or modified up to 800rpm.

Post# 1158080 , Reply# 7   8/28/2022 at 12:14 (662 days old) by bellalaundry (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada)        
Interesting question!

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I think my choice would be a V-Zug set!

Post# 1158084 , Reply# 8   8/28/2022 at 13:03 (662 days old) by barcoboy (Canada)        

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Hoover Keymatic 3224.

Post# 1158125 , Reply# 9   8/28/2022 at 17:47 (661 days old) by mayfan69 (Brisbane Queensland Australia)        
TOL Wilkins Servis

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@ QSD-Dan and Gansky:

I'm pretty sure you're both referring to this one in Avocado correct?

The Wilkins Servis 501 with the stainless steel tub and white agitator.


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Post# 1158128 , Reply# 10   8/28/2022 at 18:17 (661 days old) by qsd-dan (West)        
I'm pretty sure you're both referring to this one in

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Mmmm, sexy...even if the lid opens the wrong way with those rustastic lid hinges (they even look reversible, too).

Post# 1158136 , Reply# 11   8/28/2022 at 19:09 (661 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
Reply seven

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Whatís a V-zug?

Post# 1158137 , Reply# 12   8/28/2022 at 19:15 (661 days old) by mayfan69 (Brisbane Queensland Australia)        

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Post# 1158155 , Reply# 13   8/29/2022 at 00:06 (661 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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I'd love an older V-Zug toploader like in this report about 2 V-Zug washing machines returning to Zug, Switzerland, the place they were made.

Post# 1158166 , Reply# 14   8/29/2022 at 04:50 (661 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, Thereīs a Lady on Stage)        

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V-Zug washer and dryer shown in video, but only if Hans Bruechle comes with set as well.

Post# 1158176 , Reply# 15   8/29/2022 at 09:31 (661 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

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When I visit Perth later, Iíll definitely try to give you a closer look

Post# 1158191 , Reply# 16   8/29/2022 at 13:54 (661 days old) by lotsosudz (Sacramento, CA)        

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The appliances are nice, but you can keep those. Just give me Hans! He is definitely Edible and Woofy!!!

Post# 1158220 , Reply# 17   8/29/2022 at 22:42 (660 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

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Heh heh heh heh heh I donít know where are years and so I canít find him, but if one of you guys comes over you can take him home with you

Post# 1158240 , Reply# 18   8/30/2022 at 04:52 (660 days old) by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        

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I'd like to have a Schulthess machine

Post# 1158671 , Reply# 19   9/4/2022 at 18:00 (654 days old) by Liberator1509 (Ireland)        

Vintage or new?

Vintage, a GE Filter-Flo, new, a Fisher & Paykel Cleansmart 10kg!

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Post# 1158699 , Reply# 20   9/4/2022 at 21:24 (654 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
It doesnít matter if itís vintage or new

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If there is the man to have it you can put it in here

Post# 1158732 , Reply# 21   9/5/2022 at 13:03 (654 days old) by Pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        
adam aussi vac

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if you look at canadien washer ads and saw a 1972 inglis whirlpool washer like this would you have it ship to your country to add to your collection?

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Post# 1158807 , Reply# 22   9/5/2022 at 20:35 (653 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
Potentially, but considering how much Iíve got in my

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Collection already I might have to pass up on it So if itís also an example or is that your machine?

Post# 1158852 , Reply# 23   9/6/2022 at 06:17 (653 days old) by Pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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it was when i was a child but was replace in 1988 would of been my age today

Post# 1158918 , Reply# 24   9/6/2022 at 18:30 (652 days old) by felix (S„o Paulo - Brazil)        

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i'm from of the most washers i've wanted is a 1957 lady kenmore from USA

Post# 1158952 , Reply# 25   9/6/2022 at 22:27 (652 days old) by Hippiedoll ( arizona )        
For me...

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I would probably have to say the Simplicity 2-speed twin tub washer.
Although the small size wash capacity might get old for me after a while?

Or that Maytag-esque Avocado Green washer with the stainless steel wash basket and white agitator (but I would have the center-dial control panel on that).

Post# 1158985 , Reply# 26   9/7/2022 at 10:40 (652 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        
Love a

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V-Zug or EU Unimatic or like Ken the Miele!!!

Post# 1158987 , Reply# 27   9/7/2022 at 10:53 (652 days old) by 2011hoovermatic (owosso michigan)        

Hoovermatic complete with built-in spout and heater. I also wonder how many pounds a key matic holds.

Post# 1158990 , Reply# 28   9/7/2022 at 13:03 (652 days old) by ozzie908 (Lincoln UK)        

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The adverts on YouTube say its a 12lb load 6 in the wash tub and 6 in the spinner ...

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