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JLMCDANIEL
Re: portable dishwasher

But Sprucey you always post needless banter.:eek::D
Jack

A. Spruce
Re: portable dishwasher
JLMCDANIEL wrote:

But Sprucey you always post needless banter.:eek::D
Jack

Words hurt, Mister! You take that back! Right NOW!:D

JLMCDANIEL
Re: portable dishwasher
A. Spruce wrote:

Words hurt, Mister! You take that back! Right NOW!:D

But if I take it back, that would just be needless banter.

A. Spruce
Re: portable dishwasher
JLMCDANIEL wrote:

But if I take it back, that would just be needless banter.

That's it! I'm going to the pub and putting my bill on your tab!:D:D

techguy
Re: portable dishwasher

hi all, to clarify, yes i currently have a portable dishwasher and i wanted to remove the old unit and reinistall a new internal unit into the old shell. thanks all for help. ill probably end up having to get a new portable which sucks since their so expensive.
ill see if i can get pics later today for you all.

techguy
Re: portable dishwasher

ok i got pictures last nite

geres the diashwasher and what the back connections look like

http://imageshack.us/g/836/img20110622215917.jpg/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/9/img20110622215936.jpg

A. Spruce
Re: portable dishwasher

Question, why do you need a portable when it's permanently affixed to the plumbing? I would be inclined to buy or build a cabinet (matching the existing kitchen units ) to attach to the wall, then install a standard dishwasher in it. You'd need about 30" or 32" between the stove and the door to fit this set-up, but it would be a lot cleaner installation.

The cabinet is basically two end wall pieces, which can be purchased premade, with a piece of counter over the top of them. You could probably salvage the butcher block top from the existing DW to use as the countertop. This would be cheap and easy, probably more so than trying to gut the portable.

As far as gutting the portable, the outer case should be attached around the front and back with a few screws, then lift off. Trouble is, the new unit isn't going to have the mounting flanges that the old one does, so getting the case to align and fit properly will be a chore.

techguy
Re: portable dishwasher

what ure saying makes sense. ill measure the space tonight and see how much room i have thanks :)

A. Spruce
Re: portable dishwasher

You're welcome.

This is why it's always important to give as many details as possible and pictures if possible. When we have a clear idea/view of what's going on, it's much easier to suggest remedies to suit your needs. :cool:

techguy
Re: portable dishwasher

yes pictures definitely do help.
:)
i measured last nite and unfortunately i have exactly 24inches of space so what im gonna end up doing is installing a internal one next to my sink and maybe put a cabinet or rolling kitchen block wher it was to fill the space. thx everyone for the help and advice. it is much appreciated ;)

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