How old is your oldest home appliance

@pitstop (7685)
India
June 15, 2017 12:46am CST
I had a ten year old IFB microwave that stopped working. I bought a new one, but also got a person to repair the old one. He fixed it in a day for about 10$!! I have the old one to someone who needed it - nice to see it working even after ten years. How old is your oldest home appliance.
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@sishy7 (27594)
• Australia
15 Jun 17
10 years... hmm, I think my rice cooker and toaster are that old too and I'm still using them regularly...
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• Philippines
15 Jun 17
i think our rice cooker is the same age. the stove is probably older.
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
15 Jun 17
That's great. I don't use a toaster these days.
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@Essjayd (1619)
15 Jun 17
Lol your microwave is still a baby mine is over 25 years old! It was the first microwave my parents bought no fancy settings just 2 dials and a start button. They gave it to me when I got my first apartment to get me by until I could afford stuff I needed. It's really old fashioned but it still works and I've never got round to replacing it.
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• Philippines
15 Jun 17
old appliances were simple to use.
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@Essjayd (1619)
15 Jun 17
@hereandthere That's probably why it has lasted so well. There's very little to go wrong with it as it's so basic.
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• Philippines
15 Jun 17
@Essjayd my mother gets frustrated by the tv because you have to use 2 remotes because of the cable. then it would blink when the internet hiccups. i remember our old tv with the knobs - on/off and channels. same with small radios.
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@vsai2008 (9889)
• India
15 Jun 17
Our window water air cooler is around 20yrs old. Whenever it stops working, dad somehow repairs it lol :)
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• Philippines
15 Jun 17
is a window water cooler different from an a/c (air conditioning) unit?
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@vsai2008 (9889)
• India
15 Jun 17
@hereandthere we need to pour water in it whenever its summer and its very old model. These days coolers are portable :)
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
15 Jun 17
Your dad must be quite a handy man!
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@Sreekala (23749)
• India
15 Jun 17
I think our microwave is also 9 years old now, it is working fine even though we hardly used it.
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
15 Jun 17
That's great. What brand is it?
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@Sreekala (23749)
• India
15 Jun 17
@pitstop it is from Whirlpool
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@hereandthere (33020)
• Philippines
15 Jun 17
it's nice of you to give away the old/repaired one. i'm sure it's a big help to them.
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
15 Jun 17
Yup. She has found it extremely useful. It's much better than throwing it away.
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• United States
7 Jan
i just got rid of one that dated to 1984..
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
7 Jan
Wow! What appliance was it and which model.
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• United States
7 Jan
@pitstop sears kenmore dryer.
@billo13 (44)
• Oshawa, Ontario
16 Jun 17
I still have one of these old toasters. You have to watch them, but they make the best toast IMHO.
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
17 Jun 17
Woah! How old do you think that is. Looks terrific.
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• Oshawa, Ontario
17 Jun 17
@pitstop The above pic is from the web but mine is very much like it. I have no idea how old it is. The cord is cloth covered. The beauty of it is that it gets so hot that it toasts quickly and doesn't dry out the bread. The middle is still soft. The drawback is you can't leave it unattended and have to flip the bread manually to do both sides. Laziness prevents me from dragging it out very often lol
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@BettyB (4209)
• Summerville, South Carolina
15 Jun 17
We moved into a totally renovated house. All the appliances were new. My mother-in-law just lost her deep freeze. It was 30 years old.
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@pitstop (7685)
• India
16 Jun 17
That's great. I thought the compressor in deep freezer rarely lasted more than 10 years.
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