It works well - nice ribbed pattern. Just needs improved stability.
We wanted a *ribbed* sandwich press, to give a pattern and some nice surface variation crunchiness. This one does the job very well and at a great price. The only negative is the stability of the feet. The front feet should extend further so that they are below the handle. This is because if you push down on the handle, the press will fall towards you.
Purchased in March 2021 at Big W Retail Stores for $19.00.
Perfect & Cheap
This was $19 at BIG W & while many of its contemplaries where at a much higher price just to have a toastie, I went with this little number.
Absolutely no issues with the press & why spend $50 & up on a more fancied press just due to a name.
Super easy to use & clean. In fact just had a few ham, cheese, onion & tomato toastie.....really hit the spot.
Purchased in January 2021 for $19.00.
One of theose (nice) "just works" devices
I bought this more than a year ago on (low) price as a (temporary) replacement for a 4-slice model that had failed - just until I could get around to research and buy a “proper” one.
It has actually been excellent so I haven’t replaced it. With two teenagers, it gets a heavy workout and falls into the nice category of simple devices that “just work”. At not much more than the cost of a single deluxe pizza, it could fail tomorrow and I’d still have had my money’s worth out of it.
At the price point (sub $20) I have no criticisms. If it we...re multiple times the cost I might expect want an on/off switch on the device itself for convenience and possible a more flexible hinge for extra thick sandwiches and maybe a more even heat distribution. However using the on/off switch on the power point is easy enough, it does have clear lights showing power and at-full-heat, and the heat distribution is no worse than a couple of much more expensive appliances, so the only real objection is that it works best for standard sandwiches and you have to play around a bit if you want to use it for thick ones. So on price performance a definite 5.
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