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110 volt/amp dryer

Is there such a thing as a 110 volt/amp dryer. the apartment i'm moving into can not put in a 220 outlet. is there a different dryer i can purchase that will work?

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Yes ,i see some on line at living direct.its an Haier,they call it a portable.it was about 300$ and that included shipping.if you can't find .i googled 110 volt dryer and their was the link too [living direct] have fun,God bless,tom

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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