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A simple kettle
« on: January 18, 2019, 14:44:35 PM »
We need a new stovetop/hob kettle.

I chased around the internet (ASDA, Morrisons, Sainsburys, Wilkinsons, The Range, Tesco, Homebase.

Then around all the possible shops in the city centre.

The only 3 I found were in Kitchens (£110), Lakeland (£50 but out of stock) and John Lewis (£40, but out of stock, plus it says it is 2 litres but you can only put 0.8 litres of water into it).

Ebay has only one model and it has a folding handle which looks dangerous.

Are they becoming extinct? ???
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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 16:45:36 PM »
Plenty around here at the local hardware store .  Whistler cost me less than £10 last Oct.
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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2019, 17:25:17 PM »
The lad doesn't do whistlers, he forgets to open the spout....  :-\

I've been pointed to wayfair.com, and they have a few at last.  :cheerl: :cheerl: :cheerl:

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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2019, 08:18:42 AM »
I had mine from argos about a year ago
Only cost me about 15.

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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2019, 08:45:02 AM »
I have both in case of failure.
A le creuset conical 2L stove top that is nice and light with a choice of whistle or not and a sage smart tea kettle that has been going for three years no problems.

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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2019, 10:03:50 AM »
There are quite a few non whistlers if you look

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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2019, 16:23:55 PM »
I dived a bit deeper into ebay and found one, it's a whistler, but the whistle flap opens by gravity.

I found the same one in an ethnic shop this afternoon, 30% more expensive. Made in China, metal so thin you could distort it easily, and it has a floppy, foldable handle.  :-\

5 other ethnic shops had exactly the same ones, but even more expensive.

Time to hit wayfair.com....

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Re: A simple kettle
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2019, 16:07:14 PM »