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#1 Chief Pancake Make

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:11 PM

I need a new washing machine.   I wanted the Fisher & Paykel  one, but it is too tall and the lid wont open fully as it is uner the dryer.  We have a small laundry and don't have room for a front loader to open either.

Has anyone got the LG one with the bifold lid as that looks like the only one that will fit

What are other peoples experiences?

Edited by Chief Pancake Make, 19 November 2012 - 08:20 PM.


#2 Froger

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

I had an F & P with a bifold lid. I now have a LG without a bifold lid. So not really helpful to question I guess, but anyway I preferred the F & P because I could spin without rinsing. The LG I have to rinse as well as spin., can't spin by itself. Also the LG seems more restrictive in terms of what wash temperatures I can select. The F & P just seemed to have more settings generally.

The F & P broke down several times. I did have extended warranty though and it was fixed promptly each time. However I sold it shortly after the extended warranty ran out, as I wanted to sell it while it was still working.

I've had the LG for a couple of years now and it is working just fine.

#3 mummaorange

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:42 PM

i have the lg with the bifold lid and i love it!! not that i needed to think about space as we have no restrictions above, but it is great biggrin.gif

Edited by mummaorange, 19 November 2012 - 08:43 PM.


#4 raone

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

Just watch with the lint filters as we had to keep replacing them because of tears. But i think the newer ones may have different filters now.

#5 Batmansunderpants

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

I have one and I love it. So simple to use and takes up minimal space.

#6 eleven

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

I've got the LG with bifold lid and it's awesome...

#7 Etienne

Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:27 PM

I also had an LG bi-fold and never had any issues and was sad to leave it behind with the ex.  Ours was only a small 5.5 kg I think... not sure what they are like for the heavier machines.

#8 TupperChick

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:46 PM

I have an LG with a bifold lid had it for about 6 or 7 years and it still going strong original.gif

#9 klr70

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:52 PM

We have the LG with the bi-fold lid - 7.5kg, so takes a large wash. It was my DH's machine before I met him, so would be at least 7yrs old by now, quite possibly more. Never had a problem with it. And I'm short, so the bi-fold lid is great - means the dryer can be positioned lower on the wall!  biggrin.gif

#10 Bluenomi

Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:59 AM

I've had 2, an old one and a new one, both were awesome and both easily fit under a dryer




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