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I need a new iron

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sleepwhenidie Wed 24-Nov-10 19:04:33

Very dull I know but I want a good one, don't mind if it is expensive as long as it makes the job as easy as possible - who can recommend one please? grin

TIA

PDR Thu 25-Nov-10 13:01:56

I have a fab one from Lakeland - try there?

jellyshoeswithdiamonds Thu 25-Nov-10 13:20:17

I ditched my iron and got a Fastpress instead.

Wouldn't be without it now, it's big and clumbersome to store but as for getting through the ironing effortlessly it's spot on.

Shoppingveggie Thu 25-Nov-10 17:49:54

I have a deLongi steam generating iron - love it.

sleepwhenidie Thu 25-Nov-10 19:36:32

Jelly - is it really good, easy to use? How about doing fiddly things like shirt collars?

sleepwhenidie Thu 25-Nov-10 19:41:23

wow - just looked at the delonghi one too - looks impressive! Tefal do one do that is quite a lot cheaper, can't see why though...any idea of how they compare?

Shoppingveggie Fri 26-Nov-10 18:21:13

I got deLonghi from Robert Dyas when it was in the sale - I keep it on three spots (hottest setting) whatever I iron - steam lasts for about half an hour - it really is good.

meltedmarsbars Fri 26-Nov-10 18:24:01

check the weight before you buy - I have tennis elbow and find heavy ones awful.

sleepwhenidie Fri 26-Nov-10 20:00:23

Thanks for help - I have ordered the tefal one, hopefully not too heavy marsbars!

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