With all do respect for your vast knowledge on Laundromats and me being new. I thank you for all your insight on these matters but lg is heavy in Asian markets and Spain and other country with large populations upwards of 500 million people these people are rough on products and they love the machine. The lg has a 5 year warranty on motor and 3yrs on parts. The lg gives you opportunity to own your store, not be out of business in 2-3yr like so many who have put there faith in name brand paid those enormous prices leverage themselves to the hill and leased building not buy building to find out they cant make payment after six months of interest only payments are over. I have a plan to be in this business a long long time. The lg isn't heavy and solid like the other brands speed queen, Electrolux, Dexter but It is a true 35lb machine so if it last me 5 years so what I can buy another one, the warranty guarantees I will make it past 5yrs. The 20lb is on same warranty. It was enviable that another brand will enter into this space of soft mounts and be wise to price product cheap and back it with killer warranty to attract owners who want to own their laundry out right in 3 to 4 year and not be out of business in that same time period for purchasing more expensive product and more product then they needed. I love this forum I have learned so much but the greats things I've learned is 1. own the real estate that your business is in, not lease control your fate not another person controlling it. 2. Think outside the box everything that the masses are doing my not be the direction the market is going and everyone's territory is different and clients we all serve are different. Im in rural community the mat I bought been closed down for 3 years next nearest 10 miles everything in there is old real old and broken down quiet frequently so im competition with myself. These people are happy to have me open and thankful to have new product they don't care about brand compared to the broken down stuff they been using brand last thing on there mind happy for new energy efficient machines.My goal to open more mats in communities under 5000 population with these low cost lg and make my money back within 3 yrs. and own the land and building the mats are in. What lg will force is the big brands to come down on price because in few years the lg brands will steal market share. The lg is a beautiful machine and hope it holds up in 2 turn per day store, worst case they break and I replace with name brand after the fact if not it last and I increase amount of washers and dryers
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