Vintage Iron Help!
just bought a vintage black and decker steam iron, but I cannot seem to figure out where the water goes! I cannot even find the model online, haha.
Can anyone help? thanks!
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hey everyone, I just figured it out! but I cannot delete this post........... :/
holy freakin crap!!!!!!!!!!!! you do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
yeah My husband was like, "my mom had one like it, it goes in the front." haha I was like afraid to pour it in though, I think I put too much water though because when I was using it earlier, the water was leaking out pretty badly through the bottom holes when standing up. Does yours do that? what year is this iron? any ideas? I got it for 5.00 at the thrift store.
This iron was my mom's too. lol I don't use the water function too often so I will ask her about it and get back to you. The year I will have to ask her too Haha. I think she got it before I was born or just after because I remember this iron always there! So 1987-ish? @_@ eep!
She said it might be over filled. And in true mom fashion she said "be careful and don't get electrocuted" haha she said she thinks she got it in the 80's but she can't remember.
haha yeah I was thinking that it may be overfilled, I will try emptying some! haha
I will make sure to unplug it
cool, I love it so far!
I have that exact iron in blue!! I accidently stole it from a friend, well never returned it really...anyway.
Does the steam work on it? If the steam isn't working then the water-holding-parts (?) of it are probably broken. Although it could just be a seal if you're feeling daring enough for surgery...jus' saying.
Curiosity, you're using distilled water right? I've ruined two old iron's just by using tap water, hard water deposits and stuff.
Pfft. Not to brag...but my waters pretty metal, really hardcore ya know. Had to go completely opposite for the iron, nursery water...because babies aren't metal. Here I was thinking my metal water and my iron would be alloys....
Sorry, I just couldn't help myself.
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