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A simple kettle

Started by Tâf, January 18, 2019, 16:32:35 pm

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Tâf

January 18, 2019, 16:32:35 pm Last Edit: January 18, 2019, 16:36:31 pm by Tâf
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? ???

fred

Plenty around here at the local hardware store .  Whistler cost me less than £10 last Oct.
Gym?  Thought you said Gin.

Tâf

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:

Lisa

I had mine from argos about a year ago
Only cost me about 15.

Not buying electric again. Breaks too easily
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El

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.

Mike

Amazon has loads https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_nr_n_0?fst=as%3Aoff&rh=n%3A11052681%2Cn%3A3544848031%2Ck%3Astove+top+kettle&keywords=stove+top+kettle&ie=UTF8&qid=1547892678&rnid=3147411

Tâf

Quote from: Mike on January 19, 2019, 10:42:15 am
Amazon has loads


Whistlers.  :-\

I dived a bit deeper into ebay and found one, it's a whistler, but the whistle flap opens by gravity.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Whistling-Kettle-Stainless-Steel-Camping-Kitchen-Tea-Coffee-Water-Pot-4-size/153094228469?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=453114381566&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

Mike

There are quite a few non whistlers if you look

Tâf

Quote from: Tâf on January 19, 2019, 11:20:34 am
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....

Tâf