The holes in the drum are way to large for a false bottom
My Kenmore/Whirlpool front-loader is going on 11 years, but mostly I've been the only one using it and it's always been in dry areas.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk