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To be livid that the £400 "echo" tumble dryer I have had less then 2 years has just had the drum drop out [shock]

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Kimi Thu 10-Jul-08 17:51:21

Heard a bang and then a scraping sound and the drum has dropper, it has ripped the metal as well shock
Not under warrenty now either....

I will not live without a tumble so this weekend it is off to get a new one, a cheap one, no matter how muh DP wants to hug trees grin

2shoes Thu 10-Jul-08 17:53:50

yanbu it should have lasted longer. but people can live without a tumble dryer(I do) a washing machine ......never

Kimi Thu 10-Jul-08 17:55:47

If it had been the washing mechine it would be up to the land lord to fix (although they took 3 months to get the dishwasher replaced sad) but the tumble is mine angry I have a line and I do use it but sometimes school clothes need to be done over night

Cryptoprocta Thu 10-Jul-08 22:46:24

Stuff really isn't built to last these days, it's shocking. IPods were going foom after one or two years and Apple thought that it was quite reasonable for that products to have that lifetime. angry

Kimi Fri 11-Jul-08 19:43:59

DP has now dismantled it and it is in bits over the kitchen hmm It is not Christ it will not raise again.

crokky Fri 11-Jul-08 19:46:51

you can get cheaper ones on the internet (I got mine from coop electrical for about £140).

WorzselMummage Fri 11-Jul-08 19:49:25

we have a 130 bosch one 3 years ago, a condenser one. its great and is a proper workhorse.

i would live without my tumble dryer but if my dishwasher broke i'd be distraught !

SparklyGothKat Fri 11-Jul-08 19:50:01

I brought a washing machine in feb last year, cost me £370 and the bloodly bearings are going on it already. I am so pissed off!!!

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