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Iron/Steamer suggestions?

bantone

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I need a good Iron with great steaming options. Any suggestions on what's a top notch one? Thanks!
 

Phileas Fogg

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I’ve been using a Rowenta for years and I’m happy. Some may offer less expensive options.
 

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Some Rowentas are made in Germany, and have real weight to them.

Some aren't, and don't.

Amazon seems to do a shit job of helping you learn what is what, but they do break out item/package weight.

A 1/3.x lbs ratio is dicey, a 4/4.x lbs ratio is a much better sign
 

TheCountLondon

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I use a Fridja f1000 bought new for £100 - its a vertical steamer and works well. Good price point I think as cheaper units may not generate the required amount of steam and next price level up tend to be aimed at the professionals.

Edit: I see you were looking specifically for an iron which also steams well. The above doesn't iron but having used a steam generator iron previously (a large steam unit which has an iron attached), I prefer to have separate iron and steamer (if space, budget etc allows)
 
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ter1413

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I have used a few brands over many years.

I can press slacks, shirts, etc well with a $20 or $200 iron.

That being said, Rowenta, GE, etc all have worked out fine for me in the past.
 

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