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Old 05-14-2014, 10:07 PM   #1
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Washer/Dryer prep

My Voltage 3600 has washer/dryer prep in the middle of the garage, but where does the dryer vent it's hot air? The only vents in the garage are the roof vent/fan, and the two side hingeless fume vents.
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Old 05-14-2014, 10:24 PM   #2
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New washers don't use vents any more. Some how it vents out the drain hose. I was thinking to save money I'd get a older style & just let it vent into the garage. Have seen quite a few nice used just a couple of times unit for 1/2 the price of a new one.
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I had a Splendide Vent-less washer dryer in a previous unit. It Sucked. Don't know about the new units but I would seriously check into it. Go over the the Escapees forum and look around. Google it.
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We have an older Splendide in our Infinity. It is the vented type. I just did a Google search on Splendide and it appears they still sell the vented version. We have been very pleased with ours. It only handles a small load and takes a while (70 min usually) to dry but it works. The scariest part was drilling a 4 inch whole in the side of the trailer!

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We have a Splendide vented out the side and we love it. We are full time and wash nearly every day.
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Old 05-15-2014, 03:38 PM   #6
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My V3605 like Sincure's 3600 has the washer prep in the middle of the garage. That means no vent out the side wall.
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My V3605 like Sincure's 3600 has the washer prep in the middle of the garage. That means no vent out the side wall.
I'm also thinking I could vent it down through the floor.
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I would like to figure out a way to vent out of the side 2-way vents. I could attach the dryer exhaust to the vent while using, and put it away after. Does anyone know if any sort of attachment exists for those vents?
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I would like to figure out a way to vent out of the side 2-way vents. I could attach the dryer exhaust to the vent while using, and put it away after. Does anyone know if any sort of attachment exists for those vents?

I doubt if there is anything like that out there but it wouldn't be hard or expensive to have a transition fabricated by a talented tin bender that would work.

I see a 11x6 inch transition with a three inch fitting for the exhaust hose. A 1/2 or 3/4 inch flange all around for a sealing surface and mounting purposes.

You could remove the plastic collar that surrounds the OEM vent and install four or so flat head screws from the back side. Fasten them in place with nuts and use them for quick connect for the transition with wing nuts. Reinstall the plastic collar and slip the transition over the protruding screws, tighten wing nuts and you have your removable dryer vent.

Use a thick weather seal on the back of the transition that will cover the nuts and make a seal between the two materials.
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I'm also thinking I could vent it down through the floor.
Did you ever figure out if this was possible ?
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