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O'Keefe&Merritt double stove F/S
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Post# 909021   11/29/2016 at 17:06 (238 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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this thing is the double ovens.....200.00...Toms River, NJ....

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Post# 909041 , Reply# 1   11/29/2016 at 19:37 (238 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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This is what I wish my sister would get.  She has an older plain white Wedgewood double oven of the dime-a-dozen 40's design, a look that I've always found frumpy and pedestrian.  Her kitchen is more modern and the later style OK&Ms such as the one above are still built like tanks but have much more pleasing lines and overall design.  I hope I can talk her into upgrading someday.

Post# 909052 , Reply# 2   11/29/2016 at 21:20 (238 days old) by gansky1 (Omaha, The Home of the TV Dinner!)        

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O&M was so Tappan-y by this time. Many of the controls, burners and general feel of this O&M are like my grandmother's Tappan, bought in 61-62. Hellavuh good (gas) range!

Post# 909074 , Reply# 3   11/30/2016 at 05:54 (237 days old) by Gyrafoam (Roanoke, VA)        

Ooooooh. Thats a nice range!

Post# 909180 , Reply# 4   12/1/2016 at 01:21 (237 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
The burners

Are all Tappan, these have a continuous slot instead of holes in the burner head, the flame comes out in a film and is one of the best burners ever made in my opinion.

Post# 909205 , Reply# 5   12/1/2016 at 07:56 (236 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        

built after Tappan bought Okeefe.

Post# 909209 , Reply# 6   12/1/2016 at 08:14 (236 days old) by alr2903 (TN)        

That is a good look'n  stove.

Post# 912808 , Reply# 7   12/28/2016 at 01:25 (210 days old) by jkbff (Gladstone, ND)        

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I am chiming in out of curiosity of these burners....

Having an open-burner cooktop, and having had a few sealed burner stoves in the past.. How would these burners compare to my open burner or a .. sealed burner on a wolf stove/cooktop/rangetop?

I mean I'm sure the btus wouldn't be there, my current cooktop has 22k btu burners... but as far as even-ness?

Say the common factor among all of the burners would be a 10" stainless tri-ply cladded skillet.

I hear many customers say they preferred their older *vintage* gas stoves they grew up with vs their new wolf ranges.

Post# 912827 , Reply# 8   12/28/2016 at 06:39 (209 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        

Heavy cast iron burners and grates, used in old stoves, hold heat better once they are hot longer than aluminum, or lighter steel or lighter cast iron. It took fewer btu's to maintain the heat under the pan.
Wolf builds a darn good range. I've not heard any complaints. They also cost upwards of 5 grand. Blue Star and DCS, and Viking also make good ranges.
They are also much easier to clean that say an old Garland commercial range you might still see in use in a restaurant kitchen.

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