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Thread: For those that have one of the dry irons.

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    Power Poster BellaBoo's Avatar
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    Have you noticed the sole plate not being slicky? The iron seems to not glide like most. I wonder if this is because of no steam vents to let the air ride on the fabric, or does the plate get smoother with use? It doesn't cause a problem but has a different feel then what I'm use to.

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    Not having any problems. Sorry

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    Run a candle stump over the hot iron, then iron a paper towel to remove excess

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    Mine seems ok

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    Get good old fashioned wax paper and run your iron over it. That should slick it up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mannem
    Run a candle stump over the hot iron, then iron a paper towel to remove excess
    i just iron over a sheet of wax paper, same principle

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    When I was shopping for a new iron, I noticed some of the sole plates were not as slick feeling as others. I wondered why too :D:D:D

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    I used a honing smoothing stone on the sole plate and then ironed on wax paper. It glides like butter now. I can move it across the fabric with one finger.

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