A Fury...?

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  1. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    Why yes, it's a Fury. Not the kind you were expecting I'm sure but nonetheless. 20190909_205646.jpg 20190909_205654.jpg I'm guessing is about 1970 vintage, that's when they remodeled.
     
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  2. 70bigblockdodge

    70bigblockdodge Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Wow that is some good water at that house to have a gas water heater last that long.
     
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    73Coupe Senior Member

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    "Rheemglas"....Glass lined tank I guess?

    My aunt in MN finally had to get rid of her glass lined water heater that was from the 50s or 60s. It had been fixed so many times over the decades, and it finally came down to a nil supply of repair men with the skills to keep fixing it.

    Nowdays, it's planned obsolescence....
     
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    They were made in the 60s as well. Replaced many of them. They weigh A LOT!
    American quality from an era gone by.
     
  5. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    Well, we actually have a very high iron content, so not the greatest water. When I drained some water out it was kind of yucky looking.
     
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    mrfury68 Well-Known Member

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    The stuff made decades ago was built to last. Manufacturers cared about their reputation. If one part did fail, you could replace just that part, not scrap the entire unit. Times change, not always for the better.
     
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    cm23uoc Old Man with a Hat

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    Perpetually producing new stuff of this shitty Quality nowadays to replace the trash from last year is the biggest killer of our Environment IMHO.
     
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