Induction Stovetop

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  1. Wayne

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    Looking at replacing my current stove. I currently have a glass top element style stove with convection oven. I was looking at various stoves, under $2000 before tax.

    I come across a Frigidaire slide in range with Induction top and convection oven, it was the only induction top I had seen in my price range, and after watching some YouTube videos, I am now convinced I want induction top.

    It reviews/rates well online, but figured I'd ask if anyone on here had any experience to share with induction stove tops, specifically Frigidaire ideally.
     
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    I have a Frigidaire smoothtop I got like ...3 years ago? I didn’t bother with induction because it’s a lot of extra money to cook kraft dinner faster.

    never had an issue with it, grabbed it from Costco iirc
     
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    Yeah, that's the thing, I cook a lot and waiting for pots, pans, and water to get hot or boil is a PITA. Thinking it might be worth it for me.
     
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    Gas or bust
     
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    Gas is not happening
     
  6. Grifter

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    When you're done replacing the stove, freezer and fridge, make sure you replace the dishwasher with one of these, and invite Hairyass over for dinner to show him how efficient it is!


    Sorry man, had to.

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  7. Cheddar

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    Only challenge with induction, well I guess two challenges are you can't use aluminum pots and pans, and the cost of repair is crazy. We looked at that and gas. Chose gas because it's both instant heat and instant off,far more robust, and when the power goes out you can still cook. I'm also paranoid of leaving a stove on when I go out so it's super easy to check if it's still on.
     
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    Too bad, I was going to suggest the same thing. Not available?
     
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    My wife is afraid of gas, so it pretty much just ends there.
     
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    Did she put her foot down?

    I don't understand this fear of gas. People use BBQs with no issues and gas stoves and lines have to meet all the same safety and standards as any other appliance.
     
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    She doesn't use the BBQ either, and our gas fireplace was disconnected as part of the sale conditions.

    Yes, she put her foot down.
     
  12. Grifter

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    Love having natural gas. Our stove/oven is gas, bbq is hooked up to it, furnace, we have a gas fireplace, etc. Love the monthly bill too! :lol:.
     
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    I would natural gas all the things If I had it but it’s not even close to my house and I’m hoping to be further from the city with my next place so I definitely won’t be getting it any time soon.

    natural gas bbq would be so nice tho
     
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    We have propane. Large tank behind the house, feeds BBQ, Stove and fireplace. House hasn't exploded yet.
     
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    yup. Cooking with a gas top is such a game changer. no amoutn of gucci elecric smooth induction top can match it
     
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    yeah natural gas is a few blocks from us so it may come some day, may not. Until then, propane is stupid cheap at bulk pricing, and drys our clothes, cooks our food and heats our water for pennies compared to electricity
     
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    You guys are seriously fucking helpful :rofl:. I am not asking for opinions of gas, I already stated gas is not an option.

    I get it...gas is good, gas is great.

    It's all good though, thanks anyways.
     
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    Could be worse. Could've asked about the throne speech....
     
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    Have had Electrolux induction cooktops in our last 2 houses. I will never go with any other option

    We did have our current one fail about 2 years ago at about 4 years of age, the cooktop replacement alone was close to $1500, which stings. But its still worth it
     
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