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Old 10-06-2010, 06:32 PM   #15
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we have a pinnacle combo unit - VERY happy with it
it makes washing and drying clothes so convenient

and for sure - get the outside vented model!
FYI; with our model, there are options on the cycles that dictate the length of the wash (doesn't have to be 40 minutes)

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Old 10-06-2010, 06:45 PM   #16
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I just changed out my Splendide with the new Splendide XC model. Still a piece of crap, but thats all you can get

PS you don't need to buy special hoses, they come with new ones.

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Old 10-06-2010, 06:49 PM   #17
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Wow…this post is almost as controversial as asking which oil is best!

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Old 10-06-2010, 06:55 PM   #18
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Unfortunely or maybe fortunely my washer does not dump into the holding tank making it necessary to be hooked up to the sewer before using. (Don't ask how I found out). If you install a dryer unit that is vented to the outside then measure three times before cutting vent opening. Helped friend cut opening in a Dutch Star using a Newmar template and found it wasn't accuate. Had to modify vent pipe to fit to dryer
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Old 10-07-2010, 06:59 AM   #19
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Another reason to use a ventless machine.
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Old 10-07-2010, 07:15 AM   #20
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We have taken some pretty long trips and have been gone for extended periods of time. This would not have been possible without our W/D combo.
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Old 10-07-2010, 07:52 AM   #21
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I also vote for the Splendide. I wouldn't be without it and prefer it to the stackable because it gives me extra storage. Like some others said I wash a lot more than 1 pair of jeans. For the almost 3 years I have it, I having been doing a weeks worth of clothes (yes, that's a fresh change every day lol) at a time without any problems and very little wrinkling. The only time I get out the iron is for something I would iron using a stix house laundry which isn't often. My bed sheets are the knit, tee shirt type material, quite heavy when wet and I have never had a problem washing them with a couple towels. They also don't take any longer to dry than when I use to dry them in a conventional dryer. I do have the vented one which I have heard dries better than the ventless but have not verified that. Someone told me they were told that when they were purchasing one to install.

It is sooo nice for me not having to use campground or commercial laundramats.
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Old 10-07-2010, 07:58 AM   #22
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Anyone who has a problem with bad vibration should have it checked to make sure the installer removed the factory shipping blocks, if they didn't, a bad vibration is the result. If you have limited ability for this install I'd highly recommend having a professional do the install. RVhauler, where was your washer drain connected? It's fairly easy to route it into your grey water holding tank.
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Old 10-07-2010, 08:06 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by ron55 View Post
I have a Splendide 2000 vented and so far has been great runs 2 or 3 times almost every day since 2005. when It breaks I plan to get the stack model. I purchased it from camping world and installed it myself. Yes they do have to run a lot because they don,t wash a very big load and you have to learn how to use them, beats going to the laundromat. I fish a lot so I have went to all Nylon clothes and it does real good on nylon

Just curious as to where you installed the WD as we also have the 05 Voyage 33v.
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Our coach came plumbed for, but without the W/D. My wife finally got her wish and had a Splendide XC installed. I wouldn't be without one now, so much less hassle than hauling laundry back and forth, and sitting in a hot, noisy, and mostly uncomfortable plastic chair waiting to change loads! Now I can knock back a tall cool one while chatting with the neighbors about their yarn purchases..... Yes, you do need a daily regimen to keep up with the hamper loads, but the time is well worth it!
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Old 10-07-2010, 07:03 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by JimM68 View Post
Surprised so many are saying yes to this?

It holds 1 pair of jeans, or 1 towel, or 2 pairs of underwear and accompanying socks.
Wash cycle takes 40 minutes, dry takes 2 hours (underwear) or 3 hours (jeans or towel)

And anything you dry in that thing will come out compressed into a solid wrinkled ball.
This is completely wrong...sorry but ours rock
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They all have a bad vibration(balance problems) . If you want to check to make sure the 4 shipping bolts have been removed, open the door and yank on the drum. If it slops around, there out.
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Love mine, can do several loads a day if I want to. I always use express which makes the wash time about 20 mins and I use 50 mins dry time for heavy loads.
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Vegasdan-it was plumbed directly into the dump drain outlet past the tank valves

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