Portable Washing Machine And Spin Dryer

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  1. Robert Clark

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    We've had the early version for about 8 years great bit of kit. When we're away for months at a time we use it regularly for shirts socks underwear etc etc. Dont use it on short trips but it lives in a corner of the garage and weighs next to nothing.
    Wouldn't be without it.
     
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    I upgraded our washing machine yesterday. I removed the short handle from the posser and put a longer one on :D Them twin tubs don't work very well off grid :D
     
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    Mine runs off the invertor doesn't seem to use much power.
     
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    I was just about to say the same thing
    From memory they only consume about 300w
    Using camp sites purely to take advantage of washing machines is costly to say the least
     
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    Boulder in the river is even lower consumption and cheaper!:giggle:
     
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    Mrs c doesn't 'do' rivers
     
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    my Posser operator only consumes 500 calories for a full load. :D

    added bonus, it helps with her diet :LOL:
     
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    True.. I spotted that AFTER I posted, just that I remembered someone on here was selling some..
    We have something similar, very handy on long stays and in places like Morocco.. :)

    @Robert Clark did you check out ebay as there are a few on there and cheaper with delivery.. :)
     
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    yip.. can be used to wash and spin the salad (y):LOL:
     
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    On a 12v supply that's 25 amps (plus inverter overhead) more than the posser :D
     
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    Towsure has one on offer in caravan club mag this month, W 502, for £ 99. Could be click and collect only though.
    Phil
     
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    i use a twintub while away in winter . the solar puts in more than the twintub takes out .
    i also have a single tub washing machine and a acme wringer .
    and a nice big posser with spring loaded pump .
    i dont carry the single tub these days but the posser is usful for rinsing . in a big tub . saves time .
    the spinner is on for ever . how they cope is amazing .
    i still carry the mangle incase the spinner should pack up.
    plus its a laugh just using the posser and mangel . like going back in time .
    i have friends that use automatic washing machines . they heat up water by having large containers on the roof of his bus , painted black . works for them . mind need to be somewhere quiet to get rid of the waste water.
     
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    About time you put your foot down (so Mrs C can stamp on it whilst whacking you in the eye!).:eek::giggle:
     
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    Has anyone found a decent 12v version?
     
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    one of these works.
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    We do them at £70 for Funsters.
    I bought all the importers remaining stock as they are now discontinued. I have sold loads of these and never had a faulty one. The majority of the ones I bought were cosmetically marked or had their lids broken in transit, the parts are replaced and the machines are then as new. I keep spares for these and am probably the only person in the UK with spares.
     
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    They are 180w so will run on a small sinewave inverter.
    So will then run on 12v
     
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