1. K

    First Vintage Appliance Project - 1953 Frigidaire RS-38

    Rescued this 1953 Frigidaire Thrifty 30 RS-38 Electric Range from the basement of an old house. The new owner of the place was going to bring it in for scrap, and I couldn't let that happen. Got it for next to nothing. I've never restored an old appliance before (any appliance really), but I...
  2. P

    Can anyone help me find this 1990 ge side by side?

    I'll include a few pics but this is the one that had the diagnostic and monitoring system. I had one a couple years ago and had to let go because of moving and relocating. Would be interested in buying another one if someone has one or could help me find one. I missed out one one for $75 in...
  3. P

    Vintage Hotpoint Refrigerator Model 12EB8-4 (1950?)

    I am starting in on a restoration of a Hotpoint refrigerator model 12EB8-4. This has been in the family since new. I have no documentation for it, nor do I know the exact year of production. I have found old newspaper ads showing this model during 1950. What are some good sources for parts?
  4. J

    Vintage 1959 GE Built in Oven Need to locate Bake Part

    I have a 1959 GE built in oven with the model number of J752S1BC. Recently the bottom bake coil stop heating up. For the life of me, I don't know where to find a replacement! Please help :) Thank you all in advance!
  5. M

    Vintage Westinghouse Refrigerator freon line repair

    I am attempting to preserve this vintage Westinghouse Refrigerator. It turns on and compressor is working, but I have a small leak in the freon line above the freezer box, so it does not get cold enough to store anything. The freon lines (2) are welded into the freezer box on the back top and...
  6. P

    Perfection Stove Co , Cleveland Ohio. 20" 4 Burner Stove?

    Hello folks I recently acquired a Vintage looking Perfection 20" 4 Burner Propane stove. It has an oven. I believe the burners work and the oven works however the oven is not accurate. Basically you need to cook with a thermometer in the oven. Anyways i am trying to look for info on these...
  7. H

    1950-ish Hotpoint Combination Fridge Help

    Hello, I acquired a nonworking Hotpoint fridge and I'm trying to decide what to do with it. It came with my house. I love it for the vintage look, but wondering if it's worth it to hire someone to repair. Ideally, I'd love to keep it and use it as a back up fridge and drink fridge. I suspect...
  8. J

    Desperately seeking - vintage chest freezer, min of 66” long interior?

    Hi all - I am currently in Albuquerque, NM and we are working on a film production. We are quickly approaching a scene requiring a chest freezer, pre 1986, that has one long compartment that is large enough for a person to fit in to. Min 66” long x 20-22” or so wide. There are surprisingly...
  9. S

    1956 Frigidaire Deluxe Refrigerator 5900444

    Hello! I ran across this beautiful item at a barn sale and it's an amazing find. It still works, has most of the original parts and isn't too beat up. One major thing missing though is the bottom handle. I'm going to restore most of this refrigerator but I can't seem to find the other handle...
  10. M

    GE Wall Oven JRP03G007BG faulty heating element replaced, bake no longer working.

    We have a GE wall oven that is having some issues. From what I could find I'm assuming this model is from the 1980's. The serial number is LR648735 G. We moved into our home about two years ago and this is the original oven that came with the house. We have not had any issues (besides...
  11. N

    1950s GE E11-K1 "The Liberator" element problem

    My home came with a 1950s-era GE electric range, and it's in remarkably good condition for a 50 year-old appliance. After much research, I discovered that my stove is a E11 "Liberator" ( - Page 10). I have a slight problem that's led...
  12. A

    1955 Kelvinator Refrigerator Insulation

    Im restoring a 1955 Kelvinator refrigerator and Im not sure what kind of insulation to use when I replace the original. On some videos I see people using spray foam(the same used on windows) but I see that its hard to get into all the spaces without having to drill holes on the back plus is...
  13. N

    1947 GE FRIDGE Thermostat Help!!!!!

    I am restoring a 1947 GE fridge and I thought I was good cause it was running but now it never stops running. It freezes everything. Even when I turn the knob off it still runs. What kind of replacement thermostat will work?
  14. A

    Need help getting nut off lower spray arm on 1976 Admiral Model DC2468 HG.

    Hello, I got this old Admiral dishwasher from 1976 I've been fiddling around with. I think the seal around the motor is rotted because it's been leaking around the middle bottom of the machine. The problem I'm having is I'm trying to get the nut off that holds the lower sprayer arm on. I tried...
  15. R

    1950's Vintage Kelvinator Model C-7-R

    Hello all. This is my first post to this forum. I inherited my father-in-law's Kelvinator, Model C-7-R. I think it is from the 1950's. The refrigerator runs great. However, I need to locate a handle since the one on the refrigerator is broken. I also need to find some new door seals. Would...
  16. A

    Putting new parts in an old 1950ish Frigidaire

    I have a 1950ish Frigidaire that I want to refurbish. Is it possible/ a good idea to put more modern parts in so it doesnt use up as much electricity and is a bit safer? I also know that the freon used back when it was made is very dangerous but I'm not sure if that would be worth taking out. It...
  17. P

    TB14SLD Vintage coppertone GE refrigerator date?

    Can anyone tell me about what year model this is? My usual source says June 1983 but I have doubts. Seems older to me but I could be wrong.
  18. custom52GE

    CD3-46A Custom Vintage 1952 G.E. Stove Needing a little help!

    Hello antique world out there! My husband and I have a classic custom GE 1952 stove that we absolutely love. It came out of an older couples cabin that they bought brand new and still works like a top. We have since then cleaned and restored most of it but the burners on the top side are...
  19. B

    Where does a person look for vintage range knobs - for a General Motors/Frigidaire RM-4

    I don't know the year but it looks like early 60s - possibly older. The plastic knobs have broken but universal knobs haven't worked. The reason is that the part that slides over the shaft on the switch is not even with the front surface on the range. The shaft is inset, so the knob needs to...
  20. J

    1960’s GE Wall Oven J720T3BR Not Working

    Hi! When I moved into my house the oven worked great! One day while turning it on, it popped and won’t heat up now... nor does the orange power light come on 😩 Here is the model number and a picture for reference. Please help if possible I would love to restore this beauty, and not have to...