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1pc Baby Boy Sleeveless Stripe Giraffe Elephant Print Jumpsu
1pc Baby Boy Sleeveless Stripe Giraffe Elephant Print Jumpsuit Review
Barron Laycock "Labradorman": I was personally smitten by the tea way of life during a two year stint in Britain in the mid 1980s, and love to have my morning cup while I get ready for work. Recently I decided to replace the long-suffering kettle I had with something shiny and new, based on the remodeling of the kitchen and the fact that the old one was getting a little ragged around the edges. My interst was piqued by this model, for it combines good looks with a lot of basic fnctionality, something the average Brit would appreciate. This then, would be a good choice.That much said, this kettle has a lot of quality built into it. The "Uplift teakettle" really does the job well; the spout opens when the nonslip, heat-resistant handle is lifted, which serves to keeping your fingers and hands safely out of range from potential burns. It has a removable lid, which is wide enough to be able to empty and fill easily. It aslo facilitates regular cleaning. It has a 2-quart capacity, and is ergonomically designed to fit one's palm comfortably. The handles are slip-proof--wet or dry--as well as dishwasher-safe. All i all, this is a great tea kettle, and one I am sure will meet your needs for years to come.
Beth Cholette "doctor_beth": This is one of the best little tea kettles you'll ever find: it looks great, sounds great, and functions quickly and effectively. The nice even bottom surface ensures rapid boiling, and even at its hottest, the kettle is both simple and safe to use thanks to the unique "uplift" handle design. Also, I have to smile every time I hear the kettle's whistle: it's such a sweet little hum that starts out low and gradually gets louder (but never screeches). Finally, the kettle is so attractive that I leave it sitting on my stovetop all of the time; an occasional application of Windex cleans it up beautifully. Highly recommended for tea lovers!
buywconfidence: Old Review, gave it a 1 Star:Not sure how old the one I bought since it was from a garage sale, but it is in very good condition. Either way, the handle gets extremely hot and I couldn't use without an oven glove. I should have asked the owners why they were selling, it didn't occur to me.New Review:I contacted OXO and told them of my issue. They got back to me the next morning stating the following:"As long as the kettle is being heated on a medium heat or flame only, then the handle should not be getting that hot. Also, for a gas stove, you will want to make sure the kettle is centered over the flame, and that the flames are not licking up the sides of the kettle."I did what they say and the handle does get warm but that's about it, it is easily manageable.On a side note, there was some rust on the water spout opening closure, but that came off by scrubbing it, so no prob there.As of now this kettle gets a 5 stars.
C. Douglass: I'm not sure if one of the previous reviewers has an older version of this kettle, or what, but I've had NONE of those problems addressed. I have the red enameled version, and have had it for about a month. It gets used 2-4 times a day, every day. The whistle works well - loud enough to be heard, but not obnoxious. The lid fits well, and I haven't had any problems with steam sneaking out, nor have I had a problem with the spout dripping. I compared this with several other products before buying, including kettles by Calphalon and All Clad, and have found this to be the best. I like the handle, both because I don't need a potholder to lift it, and because it's a one-handed operation. When you lift the handle, the cap on the spout flips open. Mine is enameled inside and out, so no need to worry about pitting over time (I looked at the stainless steel version - not enameled inside). It's easy to fill, and heats up relatively fast. Plus the red is just plain cool looking on the stove - Snazzy! I would buy this again, and would reccommend this product to others.Adendum: Okay, I've gone through two of these things since I wrote the first review. The first one had a plastic lid, which broke within a few months. I called Oxo, and they sent a replacement kettle, and had wonderful customer service. The 2nd we liked very much, but it was involved in a VERY minor stove fire. This caused the enamel to flake off and seriously discolored the kettle. We replaced it with another Oxo model, only because hubby was not crazy about the mechanics of it. When full, the spout would tend to open from the weight of the water while transferring from sink to stove. Some of the newer Oxo models have corrected that problem. Might want to check those out.
David Hunter: After years of owning 2 versions of this kettle, I am finally writing a review. When OXO first came out with this kettle, I was blown away by its design. Whoever designed this kettle deserves some kind of industrial design award. It is so efficient, simple, elegant, and easy to use, you would think it was designed by Apple. "Just lift the handle and pour." - This kind of simplicity must have been very difficult to engineer.I bought my first OXO kettle when it first came out. I had it for years without any problems whatsoever. I did not have problems with the whistle nor did I have problems with rusting. It was perfect.Unfortunately, I was smitten with the premium "cork" version that came out a few years ago and I dumped my first kettle for the newer, sleeker version. Boy, it was beautiful BUT boy, I made a mistake.I had it for 6 months and this OXO Good Grips kettle started rusting inside. My mom bought the black handled version and her kettle rusted too. I too am having problems with the whistle.I should've kept my first kettle. I am sure that when OXO first came out with these kettles that they used 18/10 stainless steel. Not any more. OXO must be using poor, lower grade steel to save costs and raise profits. OXO would disagree with me. Fine. My response to this is: Why do so many of us have rusted out kettles? Check these reviews OXO and fix the problem.In the end this OXO kettle is one product I would gladly pay more money for if I knew that the quality was uncompromised; if the highest grade of stainless steel were used and the whistle were engineered so that it functioned without flaw. Boiling water is a simple, every day task. I don't want to have to think about it and I don't want to have to think about my kettle. This OXO kettle is so close yet so far.