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Yep, it is a Legacy series, (see my first post ;)...

Yep, it is a Legacy series, (see my first post ;) )

I mentioned the pins and he assured me they were taken out. The tub stays centered, but it moves freely all around by hand.

I guess I'm just...
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Posted By DGO1223

It is MTW5570TQ

It is MTW5570TQ
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Posted By DGO1223

So then, my washer has a belt? And it is not a...

So then, my washer has a belt? And it is not a direct drive?

Was this guy just blowing smoke? :confused: And trying to shut me up?
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Posted By DGO1223

UPDATE: Well, first repairman came, and said...

UPDATE:

Well, first repairman came, and said it needed a new transmission, and ordered it, and the next week a different guy came out, and told me the other guy did not work with them anymore, and...
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Posted By DGO1223

Funny you should mention the shipping pins; the...

Funny you should mention the shipping pins; the guy at HD also mentioned that, said he wondered if the delivery guy took them out when he installed it. That mght well be it.

Hopefully, if that's...
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Posted By DGO1223

Exclamation Very loud new Maytag washer!

Have a 3 month old Maytag Legacy Series top load washer that seemed awful loud in general when new, but is now really bad, especially when spinning the wash water out, headed to the rinse cycle. ...
08-22-07, 10:37 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

Dee, can you post back after you see them when...

Dee, can you post back after you see them when they come back? I am curious how this plays out, as I may be needing to call my HW service soon for my AC.
02-21-06, 01:01 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

True, but that would give it more a distressed,...

True, but that would give it more a distressed, streaky-like effect. The chippy effect on old furniture is from many coats of paint over many years, with sometimes 2 or 3 colors showing through, and...
02-20-06, 01:10 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

Yes, since the brass finish is so slick. Although...

Yes, since the brass finish is so slick. Although I would probably recommend a bonding primer, like Zinsser Bullseye 123. Not sure if it comes in a spray though.
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Posted By DGO1223

I guess this is too late, but yes, you can, I did...

I guess this is too late, but yes, you can, I did it and used a spray can of auto primer, then spray painted with my color.
02-20-06, 08:54 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

It would be very hard if not impossible to make...

It would be very hard if not impossible to make paint stick to smooth brass, without priming first.

Sounds like you want something to show through the white paint.

I have no idea how to achive...
02-20-06, 08:47 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

Here is what I did to a solid oak table, 6 chairs...

Here is what I did to a solid oak table, 6 chairs and a small buffet, it worked perfectly. It had a smooth factory finish on it.

Cleaned really well, brushed on 2 coats of a stain blocking...
02-20-06, 08:38 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

The only thing I can think of without doing...

The only thing I can think of without doing sanding and stripping, would be to buy a small can of oil based stain, in your color choice, pecan, walnut, etc. and take a brush and dab it in and around...
02-18-06, 06:37 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

Good, I'd love to see some pics when you finish! ...

Good, I'd love to see some pics when you finish! Be sure and post some.

Have fun!:)
02-14-06, 10:45 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

Here is the link to a photo of a black distressed...

Here is the link to a photo of a black distressed cabinet, not a whole kitchen, though.

If you are worried about the black being a bit too much, you could do only the bottoms black and the upper...
02-10-06, 07:29 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

I had the same kind table, chairs and buffet. ...

I had the same kind table, chairs and buffet. Same kind of factory finish. I did not sand at all, I primed with BIN 123 stainblocking primer, 2 coats. I then followed with 2 coats of a cream color...
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Posted By DGO1223

I'm no expert, but considering what you are...

I'm no expert, but considering what you are wanting, I would have to say you need to clean these really well, scuff sand them a little, and prime with at least 2 coats of a stain blocking primer,...
02-06-06, 01:05 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

I did this to a table and chairs. I painted them...

I did this to a table and chairs. I painted them cream colored and I used a tea stain colored glaze and dry brushed it on, until I got it the amount of color on it I liked. I coated it with an...
01-27-06, 10:07 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

I actually cancelled my order before I read these...

I actually cancelled my order before I read these last posts.

I just chickened out, and worried that I might be in for more than I bargained for.

Figured I'd just suck it up and deal with these...
01-23-06, 10:42 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

:confused: :confused: :confused: Where did I...

:confused: :confused: :confused:
Where did I say gas was $30.00 a therm? What am I missing???
01-23-06, 09:53 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

Considering what you say should come to pass, we...

Considering what you say should come to pass, we will simply discontinue use of the electric, and go back to a natural gas supplier. We have 4 to choose from. Right now they are all costing around...
01-23-06, 02:46 AM
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Posted By DGO1223

That is the reason we are shutting ours down, for...

That is the reason we are shutting ours down, for now anyway, as gas prices here have gone up over 75%. Even in the summer we have to pay a fee of $26 a month just to have service available. Then...
01-22-06, 06:06 PM
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Posted By DGO1223

Question Preparing gas furnace for shutoff of service

I am soon having my natural gas service discontinued, and using electric.

What steps do I need to take as far as maintaining my furnace so that if I want to turn it back on in the future it will...
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Posted By DGO1223

Excellent!!! that's what I thought. Too dang...

Excellent!!! that's what I thought. Too dang bad I have to do his work for him figuring this out! Think I'll go to plumbing school and take on a new career! Just kidding.

Also, I was reading...
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Posted By DGO1223

Angry Leaky sink drain pipe, idiot plumber wanna be

Had someone install new sink in 2 bathrooms; leak coming from joint where lavatory joins drain pipe. BOTH of them!!! This guy has been here 4 times to fix this and it still leaks!!!! Before I cut my...
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