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Old 03-04-2013, 02:16 PM
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Ive owned a front loader before as well and they are a constant PITA !
Had the same issues, My ex had a throw and apparently some of the yarn got caught in something and the pump ate it alive !!! Talk about trying to get a rope out of the pump...lol

I love the front loaders but dont know if I will ever own one again?
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It has been a great machine, so I try and see what I can do if I break a part I was having an issue with well I just need to ge a new one anyway so it is worth the risk plus the repairman billing is outrageous!!
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I had never had a washer or drier apart before becoming a home owner, now I could teach a class on the friggin' things! I think working on boats all of my life gave me a small advantage. (Small parts in impossible to reach places) LOL
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Awesome SEAN!

I took a dryer apart once to fix it(had no idea what I was doing) and it was surprisingly simple and self explanatory once it was apart.

What's the benefit of a front loader anyway?
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great work man!!! although i have to ask..they arent your gatch in there are they? lol

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the front loaders are apparently more enviro friendly...they use less water, less hydro, and are apparently gentler on clothing....

i just find i can jam WAY more detailing towels in it!!
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No that is not what the material was Sean as stated supposed to be all the above and the spin cycle is amazing on them that they come out and really need very little time in the dryer.

Primo you should have seen the load of Towels I had to do after soaking up the water!!!
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LOL I would love to get a dog and a great Dane would be awesome but not the clogged washer part
He is so much fun. My Brother in Fort Cambell, KY, his wife, and I were all playing zombies on COD Black Ops II. We were all getting so worked up that we were all shouting at each other over the mics. Rufus had to get involved and started barking and raising hell right along with us.
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Now if I could just locate a dependable power supply...
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lol @ warlock

In all seriousness, usually the complicated stuff breaks faster/easier. We have the same washer/dryer we bought on craigslist for like $50 total when I started college and they still work great. Not the most energy efficient but still vs the price of new ones and repairs I'm sure it's more cost effective. My wife always day dreams around the appliance section at lowes/home depot...
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Even though I have complained you have to remember that with 6 kids I bet my machine does 2 loads a day minimum, over 7 years so that is a lot of wash for a residential machine. Looking back we probably should have bought an industrial grade but hey this one is doing the job with some minor things and both the last things weren't a mechanical issue and both were resolved within probably an hour or so each.
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