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Old 07-14-2012, 08:50 PM   #1
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Washer Dryer Combo or Stackable??

A salesperson at a dealership said to NEVER get a washer/dryer combo. Get a stackable if possible. Being a newbie I know nothing about this issue. Anybody out there that uses a combo washer/dryer? Any problems...does it actually wash and dry clothes well? How many clothes can fit in a load?
Is the small stackable better? How much laundry fits in a stackable?
Is it possible to get full size washer/dryer plumbed in a toy hauler?

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Old 07-14-2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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We have had both and like the stackable much better if you have the space.

The combo does work but does take longer to dry and the loads must be smaller but they do work and are lots better than not having one.


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I have a washer/dryer that came in our used motorhome. I love it. You can wash a fairly decent sized load BUT drying is a different story. I try to line dry most clothing and save the dryer for the things that it doesn't matter if they are wrinkled. I hang shirts and pants on hangers and hang them in the shower with a small fan for circulation. I try to do a couple of small loads each day so I don't fall behind. If I had a choice, I would probably choose the separate front load washer and dryer stack. Although, I don't know if the dryer would be any bigger than the combo unit.
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Old 07-22-2012, 04:50 PM   #4
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Pros on stackable:
Can start another load while the 1st one is in dryer.
bigger washer capacity
I like that the dryer is "on top" making it easier to load and unload.

Cons on combo:
Smaller capacity
have to finish a load entirely before starting another
much longer drying time.

I'm going by the "cons" on what our friends that have one tell us.

I'm going by the "pros" on our Sears stackable that is still going strong after 16 years of fulltime use---jeez, I hope I didn't just jinx myself
I did look at a new Sears stackable and it did have a smaller tub. I can easily put in 16 items; shorts, tops etc and they are not all crammed in together.
My stackable is also a top loader which I like as I'm always finding one last item that I need to put in.

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If you have the room go with a stackable. If not go with the LG combo(not a Splendide)!
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We have the Splendide combo unit. Used it a few times and it does take a while to run a load through, but it does a good job washing and drying. Once we leave the house and hit the road we are in no hurry to do anything so it's no biggy that it takes a couple of hours to do a load of laundry.

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