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edcmaak11

best washer recommandations?

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My mom's washer is cleaning well and Black Friday is coming and just want to see any recommendations for washing machine. Is the front load or top load better. I heard the Whirlpool Duet is pretty good and see the Cabrio has good rating.

Thanks for looking and happy Black Friday!

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OUCH ! , reading your post made my eyeballs hurt :)

I must ask two things of you

1: what matters more , how it looks or how it works ? (does it matter at all what it looks like ? )

2: how long do you expect it to last ?

PS: i have 3 favorite washers of all time , the best of the best

#1 1973 Lady Kenmore , belt drive with all the bells (my personal washer)

#2 any GE filter-flo washer (cheep but built like a tank )

#3 any Whirlpool / Kenmore direct drive washer

#1and 2 no longer made , #3 going fast

one more thing , who on earth is saying the "Cabrio" is a good washer ?!?!

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OUCH ! , reading your post made my eyeballs hurt :)

I must ask two things of you

1: what matters more , how it looks or how it works ? (does it matter at all what it looks like ? )

2: how long do you expect it to last ?

PS: i have 3 favorite washers of all time , the best of the best

#1 1973 Lady Kenmore , belt drive with all the bells (my personal washer)

#2 any GE filter-flo washer (cheep but built like a tank )

#3 any Whirlpool / Kenmore direct drive washer

#1and 2 no longer made , #3 going fast

one more thing , who on earth is saying the "Cabrio" is a good washer ?!?!

just read one of the site that said Cabrio is good...

Sorry, I meant NOT cleaning well, it just had enough water to make the cloths wet and not cleaning it.

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Brand/Model # ??

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<<<Sorry, I meant NOT cleaning well, it just had enough water to make the cloths wet and not cleaning it.>>>

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That description (or symptom) is often heard from CABRIO customers :)

My recommendation is: LG front load washer

Close 2nd choice: Speed Queen top load washer.

Especially if you prefer non-computerized models or live as Cactus Bob does---"off grid".

If you're a "prepper" worried about doomsday scenarios or EMPs---Speed Queen is the way to go.

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Cabrio is a good machine when it's not broken down. which isn't very often.

Since they no longer make the Whirlpool direct drive top load washer, I don't like any of the new machines.

I would never buy a front load washer unless it was my only choice.

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Thanks for all the replies!

she has a LG WM2277HS...dont see much water go into the machine...bad HE machine!!!

Speed queen...those are for vending machines, didnt know they make home products and cost around $800...

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she has a LG WM2277HS...dont see much water go into the machine...

you won't see much water in ANY home Front Load Washer

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Both the LG machine you currently use and the Cabrio are HE machines and are not supposed to use much water, even the toploading machines of today have been modified from days of old. Most of these issues arise from improper use of them (expecting it to perform the same), in reality you have to change the way you do laundry and not overdose the machines with additives to expect adequate results. Try reading the signature in one of John63's post where he had provided step by step maintenance instructions.

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she has a LG WM2277HS...

Link to the service manual is here

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