We have had this electric knife for at least 45 years and recently we noticed that a break had appeared in the electric cord. Obviously it was time for a new one so I bought one from the local electrical store. The new knife cost $60 and when we tried it at home we found that the handle became hot after cutting four slices of bread. I promptly took it back to the store and received a refund.
We discovered that there was an electrical repair shop called Wizard Appliances in Bairnsdale so I took the knife there to see if it could be repaired. We were delighted when they said that it would be easily fixed.
Total cost $22. I don’t think we will be around in another 45 years but it should last us for as long as we need it.
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Our appliances used to be made to last, these days they seem to be designed to wear out so you have to buy a new one. I think we have the same knife, it was originally Ian’s mother’s.
We were so happy we were able to get it repaired.
We are always happy when we can get something repaired rather than buying new.
Not everything new is better! Good news that you could get your old knife repaired.
Apparently if the case can be unscrewed it is easy to replace the cord.
Good to know!
Ours finally gave up after 30 years and irrepairable. Still haven’t found one which is comfortable in my hand.
The new one we tried was useless. It had certainly not been designed by someone with arthritic fingers. Our old one is perfect and we were so happy that it could be repaired.