Now You Can Own Guns N Roses' Old Dryer (If You Outbid Me)

Like many a 13-year-old in 1988, Guns N Roses’ Appetite for Destruction had a near-permanent place in my Walkman (or whatever knock-off my mom had told me was just as good). And as an adult, one of my proudest moments was getting yelled at for nearly 90 minutes by Axl Rose’s lawyer (it’s a long story; catch me after a couple of cold beverages and I may tell it to you). But now I — and multitudes of others who still know how to play the solo from “Rocket Queen” — have the chance to bid on a souvenir that will tag you as a super-fan: the band’s clothes dryer.

The Kenmore Ultra Fabric Care Electric Dryer (complete with stenciled road case that doesn’t need to be removed in order to use the machine) is part of a larger collection of items — amplifiers, keyboards, guitar effects, pedal boards, props, back drops — the GNR road crew is selling via eBay to clear out some room in the warehouse.

Of course, the eBay listing makes it clear that they have no way of knowing on which tours any of this stuff was actually used.

And while the bidding on the washer only starts at $99, the buyer is responsible for paying to ship the 278 lb. package. That could add up, so make sure you really, really want this dryer, which the listing says “Was working prior to storage.”


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  1. JaundiceJames says:

    Best post intro ever.

    And if you’re ever in DC, drop me a line; I’ll be happy to ply you with alcohol until you spill that lawyer story.

    My second drunk was off Night Train. My first? Brass Monkey, of course!

  2. Scooter McGee says:

    I wonder how much DNA is clinging to the inside (and probably outside) of that thing.

  3. Wheels17 says:

    Sweet!! I have that exact machine in my laundry room (minus the travel case). Been using it for decades and it is still going strong.

  4. Mike says:

    Really? I’m the first to say Sweet Dryer Of Mine?

  5. Abradax says:

    I do need to point out your “simply not true” isn’t so simple. In the blog you linked to, it states while it isn’t against federal law, state or local laws or ordinances might make it illegal.

    Not exactly simple.

  6. Tim says:

    “November Rain” sounds like it could be a laundry detergent scent.

  7. scoosdad says:

    Comes with the nifty 30 amp twistlock plug so you can just plug it into any convenient stage lighting system.

    I’ll bet the lint filter is not a pretty sight.

  8. BigHeadEd says:

    Auction one of those washer/dryers that Geddy Lee plays in front of and I might be interested.

  9. topgun says:

    Wow, I own that same model dryer.
    But I also have as many Tour de France wins as Lance Armstrong.

  10. Overman says:

    That custom roadcase is worth more that the dryer.