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Liberal_in_LA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-15-09 05:39 PM
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85. Clunking sounds doesn't necessarily mean it's was on last legs... lol
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  -How old is your oldest working appliance? Couple has 42 yr old working washer/dryer Liberal_in_LA  Aug-15-09 02:49 PM   #0 
  - My 20-year old Maytag dryer just died - but the washer is still going strong. nt  polichick   Aug-15-09 02:50 PM   #1 
  - I have my  H2O Man   Aug-15-09 02:51 PM   #2 
  - (sigh)  Libertas1776   Aug-15-09 02:51 PM   #3 
  - My last washer and dryer were Maytag, too . . . or so I thought.  Vinca   Aug-15-09 02:52 PM   #4 
  - Yikes!  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 02:52 PM   #5 
  - Are they the "Maytag Performa" stuff?  LeftyMom   Aug-15-09 03:01 PM   #12 
  - Just checked and that's exactly what they were.  Vinca   Aug-15-09 04:42 PM   #64 
     - Yeah, they're crap.  LeftyMom   Aug-15-09 05:17 PM   #75 
  - That was what happened to me, but it was a different companay that slapped the  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-15-09 03:23 PM   #38 
  - Oh, man! We came soo close!  bain_sidhe   Aug-15-09 02:53 PM   #6 
  - You know what? You just reminded me that my stove is my oldest appliance. Original to my  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 02:55 PM   #8 
  - LOL! My Dad said "maybe they never washed their clothes" :-D Our 40 yr old freezer just died  KittyWampus   Aug-15-09 02:54 PM   #7 
  - I bought my 1953 stove last year  roseBudd   Aug-15-09 02:57 PM   #9 
  - My Kirby vacuum cleaner is older than I am..  JackDragna   Aug-15-09 02:57 PM   #10 
  - The Dyson guy wants you to get one of those high tech ball vacuums  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 02:59 PM   #11 
     - I think I'd trade him my kid for one of those Dysons right about now  RubyDuby in GA   Aug-15-09 05:36 PM   #84 
        - i just got through cleaning a house using one of those. it sucked, & not in a good way.  Hannah Bell   Aug-16-09 04:55 AM   #124 
  - I've got my mom's avocado green Rival crock pot that has to be from the 1970s  eleny   Aug-15-09 03:01 PM   #13 
  - I recently replaced a yellow 70s dishwasher. What was it with avocado and yellow in the 70s?  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 03:03 PM   #14 
     - I had an avocado green stove and fridge and loved them  eleny   Aug-15-09 03:07 PM   #19 
     - That's not yellow, it's "harvest gold".  surrealAmerican   Aug-15-09 03:18 PM   #29 
        - Oh that's right...harvest gold was the name of the color. In a few years folks will b sick of their  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 03:20 PM   #32 
           - I was sick of it before it became popular.  Mariana   Aug-15-09 03:28 PM   #41 
              - Oops.  Mariana   Aug-15-09 03:31 PM   #43 
  - We just recently upgraded our 25+ year old washer/dryer  madokie   Aug-15-09 03:04 PM   #15 
  - My sister and BIL have a 28-yr-old Cuisinart food processor that has seen daily use  kestrel91316   Aug-15-09 03:05 PM   #16 
  - I have a 30 year old hair dryer that works. My uncle gave it to me for Chrismas when I was 11.  Maru Kitteh   Aug-15-09 03:05 PM   #17 
  - That's unusual. Heat coils tend to fail eventually.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 03:06 PM   #18 
  - Not if you have one of these:  Maru Kitteh   Aug-15-09 04:11 PM   #51 
  - You reminded me  eleny   Aug-15-09 03:10 PM   #20 
     - OMG... I hated those things. I had one for awhile. Eventually tossed it.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 03:11 PM   #24 
        - It could toast the back of your neck!  eleny   Aug-15-09 03:17 PM   #28 
           - I remember how uncomfortable the bonnet was...the way the elastic plastic bunch felt on my head.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 03:19 PM   #30 
  - Vornado attic fan and a Westinghouse vacuum 55 years or older.  Wilms   Aug-15-09 03:10 PM   #21 
  - My Kenmore toaster was a wedding gift in 1969. n/t  Tansy_Gold   Aug-15-09 03:10 PM   #22 
  - A Braun bean grinder  Madam Mossfern   Aug-15-09 03:14 PM   #27 
  - Hold onto it - the new ones from China are garbage  eleny   Aug-15-09 03:20 PM   #33 
     - I know. Actually, I DREAD having to replace it. . . .  Tansy_Gold   Aug-15-09 06:50 PM   #95 
  - We inherited my friend's parents drier... It's 30 something. n/t  Mythsaje   Aug-15-09 03:11 PM   #23 
  - I believe the deep freezer I am sitting beside was bought in the early-to-mid 60s.  lildreamer316   Aug-15-09 03:11 PM   #25 
  - I have a 22 year old GE dryer & an 18 year old Amana fridge.  CrispyQ   Aug-15-09 03:13 PM   #26 
  - Not really...  Gogi   Aug-15-09 03:21 PM   #34 
     - Appliance parts are not cheap, even plastic handles run $50 and up.  demosincebirth   Aug-15-09 04:12 PM   #52 
  - Not an appliance, but my furnace dates from the 50s.  tilsammans   Aug-15-09 03:19 PM   #31 
  - 15 yo Kitchenaid refrigerator  azmouse   Aug-15-09 03:22 PM   #35 
  - My Kenmore hand-me downs were close to that old when they gave up the ghost a few years back. Since  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-15-09 03:22 PM   #36 
  - BEAT THIS!!! A 35 year old WATER HEATER, under my cabin,  Raven   Aug-15-09 03:23 PM   #37 
  - my 94 year old neighbor heats with a wood furnace from the 50s.  Hannah Bell   Aug-16-09 04:59 AM   #125 
  - What brand? (Genuine Monkey Wards here!)  DarthCheney   Aug-16-09 07:34 AM   #127 
  - Our washer and dryer are 22 years old and made it through 3 kids worth of cloth diapers.  HopeHoops   Aug-15-09 03:25 PM   #39 
  - Wait a minute here. You're saying the kids are still in diapers?  RC   Aug-15-09 03:59 PM   #50 
     - LOL! Okay, I guess I could have made that a LITTLE clearer!  HopeHoops   Aug-15-09 05:23 PM   #79 
  - We've had our dryer since 1987  spinbaby   Aug-15-09 03:25 PM   #40 
  - 37 year old  Mz Pip   Aug-15-09 03:29 PM   #42 
  - My aunt has a gas range from the 1930's that works perfectly.  Mariana   Aug-15-09 03:33 PM   #44 
  - My dryer is from 1978. It a Whirlpool..  Historic NY   Aug-15-09 03:40 PM   #45 
  - 41 year old dryer - Kenmore  elfin   Aug-15-09 03:41 PM   #46 
  - My mom has a meat grinder that's older than me  teenagebambam   Aug-15-09 03:42 PM   #47 
  - My parents have a 37 year old dryer  high density   Aug-15-09 03:53 PM   #48 
  - My built-in range and oven were put in when the house was built 44 years ago. (1965) nt  Speck Tater   Aug-15-09 03:58 PM   #49 
  - I think I win the prize! A Worthington refrigerator from 1939--still humming. My parents bought  kittykitty   Aug-15-09 04:17 PM   #53 
  - Yep. U win the prize.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 05:30 PM   #81 
     - Okay, here goes... our oven is a Garland 6 burner with flame grill circa 1920. It was bought  KittyWampus   Aug-15-09 10:38 PM   #109 
        - I take back the prize and award it to you.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-16-09 02:07 PM   #130 
  - My vacuum was made in the early 1930s  niceypoo   Aug-15-09 04:19 PM   #54 
  - I didn't even own any appliances  drmeow   Aug-15-09 04:25 PM   #55 
  - This spring, we replaced our 27 year old TV with a  truedelphi   Aug-15-09 04:27 PM   #56 
  - My 24 year old espresson maker  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-15-09 04:28 PM   #57 
  - 16yr old stove,  petersond   Aug-15-09 04:29 PM   #58 
  - Wow ... they certainly got their money's worth!  BattyDem   Aug-15-09 04:30 PM   #59 
  - We have a late 1930's GE refrigerator that we use in the kitchen for beer, cokes etc.  Rowdyboy   Aug-15-09 04:32 PM   #60 
  - That LOOKS ancient. We have an old Garland stove but it doesn't really look that antique  KittyWampus   Aug-15-09 10:40 PM   #111 
  - i just retired my robot coupe food processor. it actually still worked  mopinko   Aug-15-09 04:35 PM   #61 
  - The Maytag washer is 26 y.o. Don't know how old the stove and oven are...  Hekate   Aug-15-09 04:35 PM   #62 
  - Whirlpool closed the factory and sold the employees out  DainBramaged   Aug-15-09 04:39 PM   #63 
  - The Sunbeam toaster my parents got as a wedding gift in 1960 nt  WolverineDG   Aug-15-09 04:43 PM   #65 
  - In our old house, the stove is 30 years old  csziggy   Aug-15-09 04:47 PM   #66 
  - 59 year-old KitchenAid Mixer.  Tracer   Aug-15-09 04:48 PM   #67 
  - this makes me want to make  dd20045   Aug-15-09 04:53 PM   #69 
  - Wacky I know  Pavulon   Aug-15-09 05:07 PM   #73 
  - Try ebay for a bowl. n/t  tammywammy   Aug-15-09 05:31 PM   #82 
  - 59 yr old Thermador wall oven worked until 2006  amborin   Aug-15-09 04:50 PM   #68 
  - Whatever it was, bet my pinki it did not come from china  Pavulon   Aug-15-09 04:53 PM   #70 
  - 42 year old Fender amp (in my house, guitar amps are considered essential appliances)  mitchum   Aug-15-09 05:00 PM   #71 
  - I guess you could lump my 1963 Hammond B-3 into that category too  B3Nut   Aug-15-09 11:57 PM   #113 
     - Absolutely! (n/t)  mitchum   Aug-16-09 12:14 AM   #116 
  - our gas stove is at least 60 years old  central scrutinizer   Aug-15-09 05:03 PM   #72 
  - We recently replaced a 33 year old refrigerator.  Lugnut   Aug-15-09 05:07 PM   #74 
  - I have 2 working televisions from the 70s. nt  LWolf   Aug-15-09 05:18 PM   #76 
  - 1948 Singer straight stitch.  leftyclimber   Aug-15-09 05:19 PM   #77 
  - I have a soldering gun that is easily 40 years old.  MindPilot   Aug-15-09 05:20 PM   #78 
  - as i mentioned in another thread  Blue_Tires   Aug-15-09 05:25 PM   #80 
  - I have a washer/dryer that are 8 years old  tammywammy   Aug-15-09 05:35 PM   #83 
  - Clunking sounds doesn't necessarily mean it's was on last legs... lol  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 05:39 PM   #85 
     - It was when the compressor shut off  tammywammy   Aug-16-09 04:49 AM   #123 
  - Coffee grinder/mill from 1910... hank crank, so doe that count?  Solly Mack   Aug-15-09 05:42 PM   #86 
  - I'm currently watching my President on  JustAnotherGen   Aug-15-09 05:44 PM   #87 
  - I have a 19 year old microwave oven.  MilesColtrane   Aug-15-09 06:01 PM   #88 
  - Hang on to it. My first nuker lasted practically forever. Have had 2 or 3 since then....  Hekate   Aug-15-09 11:46 PM   #112 
  - 29 yr. old GE electric stove.  Ikonoklast   Aug-15-09 06:05 PM   #89 
  - Have a cracking GE toaster oven from the 1970's  JCMach1   Aug-15-09 10:21 PM   #107 
  - Hummm  SteveG   Aug-15-09 06:09 PM   #90 
  - 32 year old Gravely 812 tractor  Stinky The Clown   Aug-15-09 06:15 PM   #91 
  - Not a 'major' appliance but I still use my 65 year old egg poacher!  Viper Mad   Aug-15-09 06:19 PM   #92 
  - Panasonic microwave  JSK   Aug-15-09 06:26 PM   #93 
  - 1937 Silex Glass coffeemaker, electric base still works.  snagglepuss   Aug-15-09 06:42 PM   #94 
  - 1965 Hot Point Dishwasher still kicking ass.  no_hypocrisy   Aug-15-09 06:52 PM   #96 
  - This Still Does The Trick....  jberryhill   Aug-15-09 08:15 PM   #97 
  - What is the purpose of that thing?!  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-15-09 09:02 PM   #99 
     - Ummm... it vibrates. Look at the attachments and figure it out /nt  jberryhill   Aug-15-09 10:13 PM   #101 
     - LOL  SleeplessInAlabama   Aug-16-09 01:58 AM   #119 
  - Kenmore dryer is 24 yrs old. Washer bought w/it died last yr.  williesgirl   Aug-15-09 08:35 PM   #98 
  - Hoover Vacuum Cleaner  Celebration   Aug-15-09 09:03 PM   #100 
  - A 72 year old cell phone.....n/t  RagAss   Aug-15-09 10:15 PM   #102 
  - Mr Gray's....  graywarrior   Aug-15-09 10:16 PM   #103 
  - We have a toaster that my mother in law bought in 1952  SoCalDem   Aug-15-09 10:16 PM   #104 
  - A 46 year old blender  RB TexLa   Aug-15-09 10:18 PM   #105 
  - Water heater in FL is circa 1955  JCMach1   Aug-15-09 10:20 PM   #106 
  - my dishwasher is 58 years old and still going strong!  obliviously   Aug-15-09 10:33 PM   #108 
  - TMI.  dkf   Aug-16-09 12:07 AM   #115 
  - I have a window fan that I got from my grandmother  flvegan   Aug-15-09 10:39 PM   #110 
  - My Sony Betamax  mockmonkey   Aug-16-09 12:05 AM   #114 
  - I had a TV that was 32 years old  nini   Aug-16-09 12:18 AM   #117 
  - I hope my Fisher-Paykel lasts half that long.  GreenTea   Aug-16-09 01:44 AM   #118 
  - My oven is from the 1940s  Lorien   Aug-16-09 02:03 AM   #120 
  - 60-year-old Electrolux vacuum cleaner  dragonlady   Aug-16-09 02:24 AM   #121 
  - 70 yr old Microphone, 40 yr old reel-to-reel recorder and a 30 year old quadraphonic amp  slampoet   Aug-16-09 02:41 AM   #122 
  - I have an AM/FM radio that was in my father's house in 1962 and more than that  ThomWV   Aug-16-09 07:22 AM   #126 
  - Why in the heck don't you turn it off periodically?  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-16-09 02:06 PM   #129 
  - The last time I turned it off (when I retired) it took it hours to warm back up  ThomWV   Aug-16-09 03:57 PM   #136 
  - 1955 or 1956 RCA Victor tube-type portable AM radio  Bozita   Aug-16-09 04:56 PM   #137 
  - 54-year-old (1955) Kenmore chest freezer . . .  OneBlueSky   Aug-16-09 12:40 PM   #128 
  - A O'Keefe & Merritt gas stove from the 50's or 60's.  devilgrrl   Aug-16-09 02:10 PM   #131 
  - Thanks for the humor relief!  nightrain   Aug-16-09 02:10 PM   #132 
  - 30+ year old GE electric oven and stove. As old as the apartment building.  Odin2005   Aug-16-09 03:01 PM   #133 
  - I am 27, oldest appliance in our house is a mid-80's hot air popper I got  iris27   Aug-16-09 03:11 PM   #134 
  - My grandparents had a working dryer from the 1950's....  MrsBrady   Aug-16-09 03:49 PM   #135 
  - Still use my Mom's 1956 Sunbeam electric waffle iron.  Thothmes   Aug-16-09 06:41 PM   #138 
 

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