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Vintage Frigidaire Cooktop
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Post# 715721   11/16/2013 at 15:50 (3,812 days old) by whirlykenmore78 (Prior Lake MN (GMT-0500 CDT.))        

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Post# 715723 , Reply# 1   11/16/2013 at 15:57 (3,812 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

TOL with the minute minder, however I prefer the controls on the cooktop or hood, not down below or in back of the cooktop.

Post# 715726 , Reply# 2   11/16/2013 at 16:02 (3,812 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
I gave one of these..

To Ron Jones, we used the Heat Minder switch to fix his pink 58 range.

Post# 715807 , Reply# 3   11/17/2013 at 02:46 (3,811 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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I wish I had one of these! I've never seen a Custom Imperial cooktop it in Canada.

Post# 715872 , Reply# 4   11/17/2013 at 15:44 (3,811 days old) by firedome (Binghamton NY & Lake Champlain VT)        
Phil...

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shipping those isn't too bad, I recall shipping a Hotpoint cooktop a few years ago from somewhere in the Mid-West and it was around $75, they used an old double sink box and it fit just fine.

Post# 715916 , Reply# 5   11/17/2013 at 18:54 (3,811 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
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for the archives


Post# 715928 , Reply# 6   11/17/2013 at 19:48 (3,810 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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Roger, I thought about it but since the seller says "Cash Only" in his ad, I don't think he'd be very interested in having it shipped...  

 

Still, I'd like that because this cooktop has the trim kit for flush installation. But as Tom says, it's probably hard to locate the controls in a convenient location with these.


Post# 716032 , Reply# 7   11/18/2013 at 10:01 (3,810 days old) by firedome (Binghamton NY & Lake Champlain VT)        
Phil, you never know....

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I've fast-talked more than one reluctant "cash only" seller into changing their mind!

Post# 716321 , Reply# 8   11/19/2013 at 17:04 (3,809 days old) by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        
Control placement

To me, the best place to locate this type of control is on the wall to the right of the cooktop. For left-handed persons, to the left would be more convenient. The house across the street has the pushbutton controls for the GE cooktop on the wall to the right above the adjacent cabinet. I've also seen them in the top panel of the cabinet below, but not a good idea in homes with children.


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