Another customer rant.

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  1. rwild1967

    rwild1967 Veteran Member

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    I run a small chain of used appliance stores. For the last week I have had a very nice nearly new maytag french door fridge with the freezer on the bottom. New at sears right now you can buy this fridge on sale for $1999.99. That is the best price on that refrigerator I can find. My asking price is $600. Eveyone who looks at it tells me "I can buy a new LG at lowes for $799.99 and you can, I checked.

    My question is this: do these people go shopping for $40K Cadillacs and tell the salesman "I can buy a new hyundai for $12K."?

    Rant off.
     
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    72350RS Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    In a word, yes.

    They do, trust me.
     
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    Yep price is what matters. No matter what it is or where it came from. Maytag has failed you by not creating a better brand image that people will pay more for.

    Last fridge I bought paid big buck told it was top of the line. . .I should have bought Korean instead, anybody anywhere could have turned out a better product.

    Funny in the ad right above the box I am typing in came up an ad for a Kitchen Aid French Door Fridge for $2199. . .wonder if anybody is buying those either.
     
  4. Chevrolaine

    Chevrolaine Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Just bought new top of the line Maytag front load washer and dryer.
    2 WEEKS old the washer blew out the main control board!! Took em a week to get the new one in and it cost the same price as the washer! WTF:eek: :eek:

    All covered under warranty but damn.:mad:
     
  5. ATM

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    I'll be keeping it simple in the way of home appliances for the foreseeable future. No bells and whistles, I don't care if I can get water out of the door, I don't care if they have an LCD display, I want dials on my washer and dryer, not integrated circuit boards, motherboards, sensors, digital signage ect. KISS.
     
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    Rene Melten Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I'm blown away at what has happened to the MAYTAG brand. The dishwasher, stove, washer and dryer that were bought at a New Years sale 13+ yrs back all work great. Nothing fancy, just good old sturdy equipment. Too bad, one day I'll have to do new research.:screwup:
     
  7. rwild1967

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    Look behind you!
    That is the advice i give evryone with the sense to ask.
     
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    ATM Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    One thing that drives me nuts though, is that it takes 16 minutes to wash a load of clothes, and about an hour to dry them. I just was given another dryer yesterday, I'll probably hook it up next weekend and have two of them going.
     
  9. rwild1967

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    Look behind you!
    Been doin that for years. One gas one electric.
     
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    Finally back home!!!
    My dryer is a POS. Takes two or three cycles to properly dry my clothes. Belongs to the apartment complex though so even if I could afford one I couldn't get it.
     

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