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Valley of the Sun Quilters   Off-Topic Chat

Started 8/20/15 by KS Carolyn (KSCarolyn); 2522860 views.

From: bornblesse2


That is lovely!  I still love those colors!

I really do like the extra room the deep shelves give, but the extra room is no good if you can't reach it!   

And you know, we were just recently talking about clothes washers -- well, in the last 24 hours, my washer has decided it doesn't want to agitate or spin any more.  After one uneventful load, during the next load there was a horrible loud grinding sound, and after that it wouldn't agitate or spin.  It ran through the entire cycle, filling and emptying, soaking, etc.  But apparently the water just drained out and the sheets I was washing did not spin -- they were just soaking wet, so I had to kind of hand-wring them before putting them in the dryer.  I'm gonna call and get a repairman tomorrow.  Just hope it can be fixed and does not mean I need to get a new one.  This one is only about 7 years old.  But hey, if I do, I guess I can finally get one with a clear lid.  LOL  


From: latterberry


I'm not sure where you live in CA, but are you being affected by the fires?  It all looks so scary on the news.


From: judyinohio


Perhaps machine just needs a new belt .... that's all my machine needed when a similar thing happened to me years ago. New belt fixed the problem and machine has continued to work just fine.




JulietDeltaOscar (fixin2quilt) said:

  This one is only about 7 years old. 

Hope you can get it fixed.  My repair guy said they don't make appliances to last more than 7-ish years, so they can sell you a new one!  We fixed our washing machine several times, until the repair guy said it would be more expensive to fix than get a new one. But we got a new one that didn't have very many electronics, so hopefully it will last fairly long!




Very pretty!! Great job Carolyn.

Thanks for the info.  I hope that a belt is all it needs.  

The washer I had before this one, I had it for about 20 years before it crapped out.  Remember when I bought this new one, when I lived at the crooked condo?  haha  That's how long I have had this one.  This one has been moved twice now -- from condo to tiny apartment, then from tiny apartment to here.  I don't know if moving has much effect on them, unless they drop it or something.  haha  But I know it can't do them much good.  Anyway, I'll soon have a repairman check this one out, and like Judy said, maybe a belt is all it needs.  

Thanks,  I've been nervous about the size. I appreciate your comment.