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Old 13-03-2008, 2:48 PM
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Default Which Iron

Hi, my Philips Mistral steam iron has just packed up on me. I can't complain as I've had it quite a few years and it's been dropped on the floor a few times So now I need to get a new one, which is the best iron deal out there?

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Old 13-03-2008, 7:55 PM
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i have just got the phillips steam generator iron GC7220 from empire direct 70 this is 100 most other places.
its a great iron 2mins heat up time, refill at any time.
i hate ironing but i love this.
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I would definitely say go for a steam generator type. It will reduce the amount of time you spend ironing and they are so easy to use.
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Old 14-03-2008, 12:15 AM
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ive got the steam gen too. NEG side takes 2 mins or so for steam to kick in. POS it makes iron a hell of a lot easier!
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If you don't want a steam generator, my mum, daughter and I can highly recommed the Tefal ordinary steam irons. Best are the ones with a high steam output and anti-drip feature.
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Old 15-03-2008, 11:33 AM
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I have a Philips normal iron, simialr to this:

It's excellent, I only have to do one side of jeans and they're crease free.
I must admit to not being a huge fan of Tefal irons, everyone I've had has had a poorly performing soleplate and has leaked.

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Old 12-04-2008, 1:47 PM
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Nothing wrong with the 1800 watt Onn own brand from Asda. I had mine delivered with my groceries a couple of months ago, cost 9.90 but appears unavailable on the webiste today. It has great boost of steam for jeans & upright steaming, if you wish to steam your curtains in situ lol. Save money AND minimise ones ego all in a purchase
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Default anyone recommend a cordless iron please?

My Moulinex Optimate Cordless Duo is nearing retirement and I do not want to have to buy an iron with a cord but can't seem to find any like mine available. Anyone got any ideas for me please? Many thanks
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