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Old 10-14-2012, 02:58 PM   #1
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old ringer washers or total none electric washers still exsist?

So we are in a small cabin right now, we have to haul water. We are building a farm house on the farm site, but behind schedule. Right now the old house on the farm has hook up for washing machine, so I have been hauling laundry over there. But that house is sold and will be moved soon.

Do they make a modern day ringer washer, or would I be better to find a old one?

Is ther eany super cool ones that work great but not off electricity?
I know amish use some kind that even boils the water but does not use electricity.

Any that use wood heat?

Hope there are some super crunchy mamas that might know something.

thanks in advance.


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Old 10-14-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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Re: old ringer washers or total none electric washers still exsist?

I believe that in May during the handwashing flats challenge there was a lot of info out there about camp washers and how to make/use them. I don't know how long you'll be in your position, but it's an option! I don't have a link but searching about the flats handwashing challenge should help you track down some examples.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:50 PM   #3
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The Wonderwash comes to mind:

I think a few mommas on here have mentioned these. If I remember correctly it worked well with small loads of flats and covers. The con is that it doesn't spin dry.
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