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~ Put the kettle on ~

Advantages: rapid boil. looks nice. choice of colours.
Disadvantages: none

When we moved into our new house three years ago one of the first few things I wanted to buy was a new kettle and toaster which would match the decor of the kitchen. Our previous kettle had been an awful plastic value type one which we had bought to "put ...

Candyperfumegirl 02.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Russell Hobbs 18943

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A Bargain Boiler Or A Bit of A Bruiser?

Advantages: Rapid boil, 1.7 litre capacity, concealed element, part of a collection series, cheapish prices.
Disadvantages: A few design issues, not enough heat insulation, weird cup gradients.

When my traditional Russell Hobbs corded kettle finally broke, it was only just a couple of months ago and I have been determined to get it repaired rather than chucking it out, as a traditional metal bodied kettle that has lasted as long as this is like ...

Nar2 12.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Russell Hobbs 18540-70

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Basic Boiler

Advantages: Fast boil; tidy cordless base; does the job
Disadvantages: Limescale filter not great; feels a bit clunky and cheap

Slovenians don't really 'do' kettles; they use a stove top kettle or they use a very small pan with a pouring lip when making (mostly) coffee. When we bought our first place in Slovenia we bought a stove top kettle which boiled quickly and suited us fine. ...

fizzytom 07.11.2013 · Read full review
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Got some cold water? This will blow your mind!

Advantages: Good value, lasts, lights up
Disadvantages: Could be safer

I am a big coffee drinker. I am not a connoisseur of different coffee brands but I quite simply drink a large amount of it. Coffee is a necessity for waking up in the morning and double checking that I am awake at least two or three times over the course ...

leetscram 05.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Russell Hobbs 17869

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Boiling in Buxton

Advantages: Boils well, pours well, looks nice
Disadvantages: tricky lid, difficult to clean filter

A few months back now we finally had to say goodbye to our ancient, long-serving Mellerware electric kettle. It had no water gauge, it wasn't cordless, it wasn't pretty, but my it lasted. It was well over ten years old, and was purposefully bought BECAUSE ...

melinda3536 15.11.2011 · Read full review
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