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Maytags - Why?


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Perhaps Charlie Brown daid it best???,,,

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Lets try that again (proof reader needed, low pay,long hours)

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Oldtractors, He had one under an original washer which was very intersting. I helped him get setup and unload this and load it as well.

At no time was I rude, but instead helpful. I just don't understand running 3+ smoking noisy engines at the same time. As a matter of fact I don't understand the guy that has 8 hit and miss engines running 500 rpm all at the same time making tons of noise either.

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You are a good neighbor, unfortunately some aren't. In full agreement with you, why run too many noisemakers and stinkers at once? If we the people notice it so does the spectators! Understanding we are at engine shows you have to bend a little, but not fully bent over. I like showing at shows like the next person and I'll bet some show directors ect are watching this to see if there may be solutions to some of the problems so that everyone can have a better time.
I like Tom S's engine, it is very rare. I have some nice engines as well but don't like hauling them everyplace I show. There are some that I show more than others because of possible scratches, breaks, accidents, theft, yes I am paranoid to a degree. Here's a couple pics of two of them.
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I understand that the standard green washing machine engine (model # ?) is a good 1st engine for the young person. You're saying that they are cheap & plentiful to start out with.Your mother or Grandmother may have had one and used it up until 2010. Or maybe you have bigger engines but your age and or health make them more appealing to take to the shows but here is a YouTube video that reflects my first and lasting impression of the Maytag engine. Most people mount these engines to a peice of treated 2x8 leftover from their neighbors deck. They throw them down against you and ruin the whole weekend outing for someone who has spent a lot of time & effort on their display. It looks and sounds like, from this thread that there are some nicer Maytags and that the owners are considerate by using smokeless oil, Briggs mufflers, longer flex hose, etc. But unfortunately I've never set up near one of those. This video shows why I very much dislike Maytags. Can anyone honestly say that they would want to sit by this all weekend? http://youtu.be/5y6GUlDztmo
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NOW I am gonna have to fire up a few Maytags and our 8 horse Reid and see how it all sounds LOL.. RLP
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You are absolutely correct on the stink of those three engines. I do not know how to post youtube videos, but on the same page as the three you listed was one by obsolete iron. The green one on green skids, it was running and doing what considerate Maytag runners do, not smoking out the neighborhood. This is the type of Maytag that I like to show. That is the way (maybe a little more smoke) they were designed to run.
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I was at a show the other day where a guy brought a 7hp jacobson side shaft and a maytag. What do you say to him when he is running the maytag.
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Babs8070, You tell him he has good taste all around.
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scott, whats your address again?? ill send you a maytag!!!!
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