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Old 08-11-2013, 07:21 AM
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I have started having shoulder and upper arm problems and have to find a lighter iron than my (heavy) Continential dry iron to keep by the sewing machine to use when pieceing. I would also like one without the auto-shut off, or a way to bypass it. Any recommendations? Thanks
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:44 AM
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this one gets decent reviews on Amazon.
SteamFast SF-717 Home & Away Steam Iron
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:24 AM
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I used to have a folding travel iron. It was very light weight. I would imagine something like that would still be available.
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:37 AM
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I, too, had trouble with a heavy iron. I went to Wally World and found one for about $10. No auto shut off, and it works just fine! It's a Rival.
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I want this one. keep seeing it in keepsakequilting photos or connectingthreads but they don't seem to sell it. it's just cute. http://www.air-n-water.com/product/s...content=SF-717 oh same one mentioned above!!

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$19 dollars on Amazon.
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I just ordered it on Amazon.
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:28 AM
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I want this one. keep seeing it in keepsakequilting photos or connectingthreads but they don't seem to sell it. it's just cute. http://www.air-n-water.com/product/s...content=SF-717 oh same one mentioned above!!
I have one similar to this, but its made by Sunbeam. Found it at Publix on the clearance rack of all places. I also use a proctor silex that I got at Family Dollar; The cheaper one that doesn't have automatic shutoff (about $10.00).
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let us know how you like it.
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Old 08-19-2013, 06:23 PM
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anyone know if the voltage on the SF-717 Steam Fast little iron is set for America?? I can't even see it and got out my magnifier but still can't get the setting thing to move at all. I haven't tried to plug it in yet due to this. 220 or 110? sigh. anyone figured this out on theirs yet?
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