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Offline schleven

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1956 kitchen
« on: February 22, 2015, 01:35:54 PM »

Pretty cool stuff here
1956 kitchen link
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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2015, 02:09:11 PM »
That is so cool! Thanks for showing. I love the fridge.

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2015, 02:35:53 PM »
I noticed this but lost intrest when I saw a brand new dishwasher installed lol

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2015, 02:51:37 PM »
Yea wonder why the original is in the middle of the room haha

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2015, 03:58:21 PM »
Lol. I didn't even notice the new dishwasher.
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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2015, 04:12:48 PM »
Yea wonder why the original is in the middle of the room haha
my thinking is he pulled the old one out for the new install since it's sitting on some cardboard, possibly left over from the box of the new one.

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2015, 08:04:15 PM »
Funny I worked on a cook-top and oven of that vintage last Tuesday. Broken wire to a cook-top element and a bad bake element in the oven. Both fixed in 1 trip. No ERC on those!

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2015, 08:42:48 PM »
Old stove, mind looking at my ge gas thread? Thanks!

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2015, 11:56:45 PM »
When I first started servicing in the '70s, I used to work on these GE wall hung refrig's and GE custom kitchens. What a PITA! I worked for GE Factory Service so I had no choice.
http://retrorenovation.com/2013/04/08/ge-wonder-kitchen/

After I left GE, I went to work for a big Frigidaire dealer. I got to service these babies!
http://valanne.typepad.com/blog/2007/03/the-fantastic-fantabulous-frigidaire-flair-cat-not-included.html
« Last Edit: February 24, 2015, 12:02:46 AM by scrapiron »

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2015, 03:34:47 AM »
I have 9 in the area I still keep going. The hardest part is nothing is made for them so have to adapt switches and such to make them work. Burners are no longer made and have 3 used still on my truck. It's mostly burned wires on these so easy to fix.

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2015, 06:51:37 AM »
lol still see pink and blue kitchens like that today at some of the calls we get, there usually in as good of shape and in the basement kitchens of our older customers.

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Re: 1956 kitchen
« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2015, 10:32:10 PM »
I have an apartment building in an old part of town,   They are still using those refrigerators in some of the units.    When they get too bad,   they remodel the suite.   Still working.    They have counter units,  Stainless,   called Jamestown units (GE).     Have some of the 4 wire GE burners in the electric built in cooktops.       Damn things near indestructable.    They have the GE pushbutton switches to control them,   but I have to use dremmel to adjust them to fit.     

As for the flair stoves,   I have 4 customers who still have them.     I think I'm one of the only one in my area who will work on them.   
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