Amazon.com.au:Customer reviews: Professional Grade 1700W Steam Iron for Clothes with Rapid Even Heat Scratch Resistant Stainless Steel Sole Plate, True Position Axial Aligned Steam Holes, Self-Cleaning Function
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Just got this iron after seeing a review on a YouTube sewing site. My very expensive Rowenta had started to leak water. I crinkled up a piece of quilt weight cotton and the wrinkles came out easily with a couple of passes using high steam and heat settings. Then I tried a piece of heavy cotton duck that had a bad set in crease. I got it out with steam and spray. The spray does seem to be a bit heavy as opposed to a fine mist, but that doesn’t bother me. I like the safety feature of auto shut off. It seems to have a generous water reservoir and comes with a cup for filling. Water level is easy to see. After ironing, when you stand the iron up, it sends out a pretty strong burst of steam. Doesn’t spit water, but does hiss pretty loud and sends out steam. That is not a deal breaker for me. I am hoping this iron holds up better than the much more expensive ones I usually buy. But at this price, I will be happy if it lasts a year. I mainly use my iron for sewing purposes, not so much for clothes.
I replaced the little ol’ cheapy standard household iron I have had for 10+ years with this one and I am blown away by the difference. Absolute game changer for sewing, and I’d imagine for pressing clothing as well. This one came highly recommended by a hobby quilter friend of mine, and she was not wrong!
The only real drawbacks for me are its sheer size (it is massive!!) and its auto-off feature. I like to turn my iron on when I start sewing and then go back and forth to it as needed, but this one shuts off after only 8 minutes. It heats back up pretty quickly, but it is still obnoxious.
I've only had this iron for a short time, so I can't do an extensive review, but I was a bit concerned about reviews stating that the control dial was hard to turn. That's not the case on the one I just received. There was a small scratch on one side of the iron, but I'm more concerned about function, and so far it performs nicely. Due to arthritis and a shoulder issue, I was worried about the weight of this iron, but it isn't too heavy. It has enough weight to get the job done without causing stress to my arm and shoulder. Many reviewers had concerns about getting a product that had evidence of water in it prior to purchase, but it clearly states that these irons have been tested, so I was prepared for that. I sew and iron nearly every day, so only time will tell how long this product might last, but so far I have no complaints. If it fails prematurely or develops issues, I'll update my review.
Most people absolutely avoid ironing but I've always found it a kind of soothing no-brain activity with visually satisfying results! (I know - sounds weird, right?) Yesterday roofers were putting a new roof on my house. OMG the noise was driving me crazy and so I went to ironing my spring/summer newly laundered linen shirts and a king-size duvet and shams, for a diversion from all this clamor. First chance to take it out of the box since it arrived. This iron is GREAT.....linen needs a hi temp setting and it delivered. The water tank has an easy fill function and large capacity. Price was excellent and I really like the large shiny stainless sole plate with lots of steam holes. The iron is a comfortable weight and has a stable rest function so no worry it will fall over. All in all a very good choice.
My B&D of five years died so I went on the hunt for another iron under $50. Found this, read the reviews, and decided to make the purchase. This iron is FABULOUS! The steam is steady; iron has enough weight to get the winkles out without much pressure from my arthritic arms, wrist, and hand; turns off and back on within seconds; BUT! As they say, nothing's perfect. Why do designers favor a shaded gray water tank for the final product? It is very difficult to see the water level in a gray-shaded tank. The iron would be five stars if the water level was visible without having to find a light source bright enough to see the water. Minor for some, but the whole chore would be easier with a transparent tank.
I just needed a replacement iron for a not-that-old Black & Decker steam iron Finding any replacement was an ordeal I settled on this one because the 1 ratings weren't as bad as the 1 ratings for some of the other the irons I have only used the iron for one session of ironing several light cotton flannel shirts I'm not impressed First there is no "on" / "off" control the lights are sporadically blinking red & green; the iron automatically shuts itself off without warning. When it is on & ironing, it seems okay but the temperature dial is extremely difficult to read I plan to use the iron until find another one--hopefully soon I will use this one as a backup I took a chance but I'm not impressed & neither are my clothes
This iron is terrible! In addition to my household ironing, I iron the pillowcases and top edge of the flat sheet for four short-term vacation rentals. In other words, I iron a lot! I know what having a good iron means! I waited for this iron to fully heat to the highest setting. It does not get as hot as my last iron. It does not feel heavy enough in the hand. The light flashes from green back to red continuously as you’re using the iron. The instruction manual says this is normal as the iron is maintaining the temperature. But every time the iron switched to red (and that’s every few seconds!) water would come from the iron and wet the linens! Very frustrating! Returning immediately!
UPDATE: After contacting Pur Steam , they concluded I had a defective iron, they immediately sent a replacement and I Love it. It is an amazing iron for quilting. The steam works great. I would highly recommend this iron to any one who does quilting. ....................I have had this for about a month. From the beginning something has been coming out of the iron and leaving a burned residue on my fabric. I am ironing 100% cotton and using correct setting. Never seen anything like this. Thought I would use the self cleaning and it would solve the issue, followed instructions, pushed the button and nothing. Reviews were good that's why I purchased this.
Alright...so I needed an iron and this got high reviews and when it arrived I used it immediately only to find out the spray steam nozzle didn't work although the box reads TESTED-"In order to deliver the highest quality product this iron has been tested prior to leaving factory" Hmmmm Apparently this iron slipped through the crackers however that being said I called the CS # and they sent out another one which worked.A lot of reviewers were concerned that the iron "was used" because of the water droplets in the iron when they received....in this case I would of welcomed that as then perhaps the company wouldn't of had to replace it!
I owned a Rowenta Professional for years...at least 10. Still have it, kept for a back up. They quit making that particular model. I ordered another expensive model Rowenta, expecting it to be the same quality, sent it back. It didn't get as hot, the water leaked from the sole plate. I ended up buying the Panasonic NI-WL600, plug in the base, retractable cord on the base, the iron itself is cordless which I love! Can iron from both ends. Has pointed tips, nice steam, put it back on the base, keeps it hot, pretty good iron...I've kept it. Then I saw this one. It gets hot! Steam is excellent, nice large reservoir, self-cleaning, does have attached cord :( is nice and long. Gets the wrinkles out of cotton fabric, no problem! Would recommend!