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Offline mudslinger

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Are recommendations allowed
« on: August 13, 2014, 03:39:15 PM »
Hello people. I just got my gas line to the house,  and am under the gun to buy a gas stove to get the meter in.
I'm a tradesman, so i know who to ask advice from. I'm not sure if buying advice is allowed here, and if not i get it.
Whats the most reliable 30" gas stove in the 6-750 dollar range? The wife says she wants self cleaning, but i can talk her out of it if  electronics hell is part of the bargain.
thanks
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Offline wildimaginations

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 06:37:32 AM »
If you want a reliable, buy a unit with NO electronic controls.

Typically something that a landlord would use for their apartment complex.  Cheap and simple.

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Offline tch_tech

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2014, 02:13:02 PM »
Do you really want to use the self cleaning feature? You would be inviting problems, like blown limits and stuck door latch.

wildimaginations advice is right on the money.  Less "bells and gadgetry", the better.

Offline mudslinger

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2014, 05:08:23 PM »
Ok, self clean is out,  but i dont think i can dump electronic controls completely, she wants stainless.
Frigidaire or Whirlpool for the least electronics hassle?   Also, any problems with under oven broilers?
Thanks in advance.

Offline dab147315

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2014, 05:09:59 PM »
There is know best on these stoves.Let her pick out what she wants in your price range.It just boils down to luck.Using the self clean puts a lot of stress on electronic boards.Not using it would be better.And never self clean it around the holidays.Most important is you have to live with your wife we don,t.Good luck.

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2014, 05:11:47 PM »
Yeah, after 40 yrs shes beginning to get on my nerves.

Offline dab147315

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2014, 05:21:14 PM »
Yeah i here you loud and clear.Probably any stainless range will be self cleaning and the two names would be ok to buy.Just don,t use self cleaning feature that often.Hope you make 41 years.

Offline niobrara

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2014, 08:47:38 PM »
And never self clean it around the holidays  LOL I tell everyone that I work on there oven that.



Offline DaleCaskanette

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2014, 08:29:47 AM »
the whirlpool DSI ignition system seems to be giving a lot of int. issues i would go with a ge or frigidaire something with a hot surface ignitor

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2014, 03:34:25 PM »
Ok, Thanks alot.

Offline Maytag Man 6725

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2014, 07:53:05 PM »
I would suggest self clean even if you don't use the feature because it is much better insulated, heavier built will cook more evenly. Any decent range is going to have electronics on it, just a fact of life. I do agree that hot surface ignitor is the way to go. Some WP and KA ranges still use this, some use spark ignition. GE makes a nice gas range so does Electrolux

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2014, 04:32:13 PM »
Looks like we're going with a GE JGB650SEFSS
thanks again

Offline dab147315

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2014, 06:07:45 PM »
Thats a nice looking range.She should be happy with that.

Offline Maytag Man 6725

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2014, 08:01:25 PM »
Very nice!!

Offline andersenappliance

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Re: Are recommendations allowed
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2014, 04:12:52 PM »
If you disconnect the door lock solenoid, that should kill the self-clean option.  It should not be able to go into self clean if the door is not locked.  You'd have to try it to be sure, but then you'd save your electronics.  Plus, have some easy off around, so its there instead of the push button.

 

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