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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by southernshooter, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. southernshooter

    southernshooter

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    Does everyone that has a flat top free standing stove (range) like it? About to buy one but SIL says she will go back to old timey coil type next time due to scratches.
     
  2. Ironbar

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    We absolutely LOVE it compared to the old style.

    What you have to use on them is a cleaner specifically made for flat top range surfaces, AND and a no-scratch cleaning pad like Scotch Brite.

    With that combo, our cook top still looks new, and it's been about five years that we've had this one.
     

  3. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger Big, educated kitty cat!

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    We have a cooktop and a separate oven in the wall. The cooktop is okay but not as easy to clean as you might think because you have to use a special cleaner. If you do any canning you supposedly can't do that on it either.

    I might buy another one but wouldn't pay a premium for it over an old-style (coil element) one.

    Besides, if the pans under the cooktop get too dirty they are really cheap to replace.
     
  4. Ironbar

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    Oh, and don't go making Jiffy Pop on it either, or there really will be scratches all over it.
     
  5. byf43

    byf43 NRA Life Member

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    I bought an LG flat-topped stove/oven for my wife, last year.


    Compared to that old 'coil type' stove, the flat-top is perfection!!!!!

    The coil type 'eyes' or elements were never flat.
    Pots/pans/skillets would slide off.
    Hated that _ _ _ _ed thing.


    LG - - -- :thumbsup:
     
  6. RichJ

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    We have one. You are supposed to use the special cleaner but I've found that you don't need it.

    I use a regular green Scotch-bright (wet) and have never had any scratches.
     
  7. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    Scratches from what?
    Cleaning?
    Pots?
    Abuse?
     
  8. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Why can't you do canning on it??? Like putting a big pot of boiling water on it with jars inside???

    I've got a conventional stove/range combo. I grew up with it. I like it.

    My sister used to bake a lot. She's got a cooktop (coil) and a double-oven. Now she has a 3 yr old and a busy job - doesn't use it much anymore.

    One my BTW - GO TO GAS! You electric-range people scare me.
     
  9. cranejc

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    don't have one, but they look nice - my wife prefers a gas stove/oven
     
  10. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    I would if I could.
    No gas in my neighborhood.
    Go figure. :dunno: