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Old 07-01-2014, 12:48 AM   #1
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General Dryer Questions

We have the separate washer and dryer in our 2015 38gk. Does it normally take over two hours to dry a load of clothes? Is it because it is 115V instead of 220V? We have never had a washer and dryer in a unit before so I'm just curious if this is "normal" time?
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Old 07-01-2014, 01:46 AM   #2
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If it's a substantial load, a couple hours is about right. It's surprising how much these things hold & beats the hell out of going to laundrmats.
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Old 07-01-2014, 01:54 AM   #3
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Yes, your dryer is 110v so it takes longer.

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Old 07-01-2014, 01:58 AM   #4
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We have a Stackable W/D
Maytag Washer / Sears Kenmore Dryer (120 Volt)
Both of these are Whirlpool products.
Washer takes about 1 hour, dryer takes about 1 hour to about 1 hour and 15 minutes, many times when the washer is done, the dryer is almost done.

We are picking up our new Redwood 38FL this Wednesday, dealer is going to move our W/D from our trade in SOB 5er to our new Redwood.
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Old 07-01-2014, 02:12 AM   #5
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Ya it can take about 2 hours for a load of towels.
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Old 07-01-2014, 02:30 AM   #6
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We have whirlpool side by side and mine takes 1 hr on normal wash and 1 hour on dry
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My rule of thumb is.....put a load in the morning (and take off) and then by the afternoon the second load goes in. I'm not waiting around. As "Travelin Texans" said these thing do hold more than I thought.
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I agree, one thing that does work on this trailer was the W&D.
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Old 07-01-2014, 05:49 PM   #9
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I love the washer and dryer! I do notice the dryer seems a little 'loud'. The washer is nearly silent. Yes takes a while, I find about 80 minutes. It helps to use the highest spin speed on the washer to get the extra water out.
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Yeah I agree on the dryer. A little loud but the buzzer freaked me out when it went off. Such a little dryer but it packs a punch with the buzzer
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