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Old 02-22-2014, 10:18 AM   #15
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Also have a Fisher-Paykel unit that fits under the cooktop. It cleans better than the Kitchen Aid dishwasher we have in the house. Also it doesn't use much water as long as it's not run on the heavy cycle.

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Old 02-22-2014, 10:47 AM   #16
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Fisher-Paykel came with our New to Us Country Coach. Wasn't something we were going to use but after trying it we have pretty much got use to the ease and quiet convenience. Same size as listed in other posts.

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Old 02-22-2014, 10:55 AM   #17
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I suppose if you have a large 43-45 foot motorcoach parked at one of those expensive Motorcoach resorts most of the time a dishwasher would be useful.

However, with a 40 foot coach living full-time the storage is more important to me versus having a dishwasher.

Besides I have a very expensive live in dishwasher who does a great job and I also help out occasionally when there is a lot to clean up.

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Old 02-22-2014, 11:00 AM   #18
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I've never seen the reason to have a dishwasher in the MH. We had to replace ours in the S&B and read all the consumer reviews. Any lower model d/w had problems cleaning without pre-scrubing the dishes first. I would venture to think a MH d/w would be on the lower side of the model line. And, if I have to pre-wash the dishes first the convenience factor is gone.
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Old 02-22-2014, 11:04 AM   #19
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We have the Fisher-Paykel unit-in-a-drawer that is installed under the cooktop. Used only once. For us, it is more valuable as storage space than as a dishwasher. It's just the two of us and we really aren't inconvenienced by washing dirty dishes as we go. So, I guess you can say that we have a Fisher-Paykel storage unit!

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Old 02-22-2014, 11:16 AM   #20
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Well, we had one and loved it, it was a Vesta and just sat on top of the washing machine. I had plans to install it, then we bought a new rig and I would have to walk up to the bedroom with dishes (where the clothes washer is now). The Vesta worked great and is not as wide as the Fisher/Peykel. I just saw it on sale at Camping World but there are other vendors that sell it. It's designed to be an apartment counter top model but worked great in the rv. You don't need to be hooked up to hot water, it had a water heater built in. I bought it from NuWa, they purchased a bunch of them, then people did not order them in their new rigs. You might look up their phone number and see if they have any still in the warehouse.
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Old 02-22-2014, 11:32 AM   #21
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With normally 2 people you have 2 plates etc and it's not worth the space it eats as we are liable to go for long trips and it's more wt. I just wash the dishes, I am the chef also and put them in the drainer over the other sink until they air dry, not being one for using up a dish towel. LOL. A washer dryer on the otherhand is almost a necessity. I hate laundromats.
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:28 PM   #22
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I wouldn't be without my Fisher/Paykel dish drawer. Single traveler but hate doing dishes. Rinse them a bit and toss in the drawer, wash every 2 to 3 days when working and only have breakfast and dinner at home. Some people say the dishwasher uses less water than washing by hand. I don't keep track, but it sure is easier.

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Old 02-22-2014, 01:20 PM   #23
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With only 2 of us on the coach I find it easier to just wash the dishes by hand. I then dry and put them right away. My wife has never expressed her thoughts on whether I need a dishwasher or not. I guess I don't need one.
She is still on vacation. Two years now.
Why would she want one in a drawer? She already has a dishwasher in the coach.
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We have one. It is a deal breaker for DW if there is not one. Ours is a conventional type that is about 2/3 size of home size. It gets used daily. The new motor home will have a Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawer and will be used daily. We are fulltimers and like to have all the modern conveniences.
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We have one. Use it every other day. I do the cooking, DW does the clean up. Goes into the dishwasher, button pushed, dishes done. BTW it is so quiet you have to look at the lighted controls to see if it's running!
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We have the Fisher-Paykel unit-in-a-drawer that is installed under the cooktop. Used only once. For us, it is more valuable as storage space than as a dishwasher. It's just the two of us and we really aren't inconvenienced by washing dirty dishes as we go. So, I guess you can say that we have a Fisher-Paykel storage unit!

Same here, exactly.
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Installed Fisher-Pakal under cooktop. Used daily.

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My wife complains here dishwasher doesn't always work. I am off doing other things when camping. I do was big pots and pans outside at the outside shower faucets.

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