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I dont know why microwave is throwing fire from sides every time I try to use it,

It also produces very scary voices.

Is it a permanent fault or I can get it fixed?

WindowShopper
18 days ago
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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
18 days ago

I just checked few online all are pricey 😡😡😡 what I am going to do without a microwave

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

I don't understand why in this day and age, microwaves are still pretty expensive for what they are. Though if you look around, you can get some more reasonably priced ones.

After having a look around, the cheapest one I could find is this...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Essentials-C17MW14-Compact-17L-700W-Manual-Control-Solo-Microwave-Oven/143190864661?hash=item2156d73315:g:zXsAAOSwsIFcnNSx

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ellenmcmurchie
ellenmcmurchie18 days ago

Put it in the bin and go on Gumtree ....Facebook marketplace etc and get a second hand one.

Or place an ad yourself..asking for a cheap one.

Best of luck.

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garygemmell
garygemmell18 days ago

Freecycle or gumtree - FREE is best!

But beware of people getting rid of duff stuff and using you to transport it away for free!

Its a thing!

😩

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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
17 days ago

Yes I am looking for it right now. Hopefully I will get one. Never had a single day without microwave its looks so strange now if cant use it

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garygemmell
garygemmell18 days ago

It is the Magnetron - very dangerous - switch it off.

Yes fixable you need to buy a new magnetron and have it fitted - i had a new one for sale on ebay for Β£40 but in reality if you cant fit it yourself and nor should you as the capacitor in the microwave could kill you unless you discharge it , it will be cheaper to buy a new microwave!

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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
17 days ago

Thanks for the advice. I am going to unplug it. It's just so sad I am losing it like this.

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

WindowShopper Is it an old friend lol

I know how you feel my Microwave is my grandpas its a Toshiba ER-672ET and its over 50 years old

Modern technology eh doesnt even last 5 years!

Just look at that manual heat knob and nondigital display - Beautiful!

Even has the menus for everything you can cook in it with times and settings - Pure dead MAGIC!

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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
17 days ago

garygemmell

Not old, hardly 2 years of use. I bought it from argos or currys I guess. I dont think I got it insured

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

WindowShopper 2 years is pretty poor it should have lasted at least 5 years - you must have been using it every day for ages - little tip - dont keep it on high for too long it destroys the magnetron but the biggest killer of microwaves is slamming the door - it destroys the interlock on the door handle and ends up with the microwave going phutt - pull handle, close door softly, release lock.

Most electronics fails due to abuse by the users - no one reads the manual these days!

I just repaired another LCD tv - these were designed to fail due to poor backlight design from the very beginning - BUILT IN OBSOLESCENCE IS REAL it is not just made up - I am an electronics engineer and the stuff they make these days is a disgrace!

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

Pretty scary isn't it? Perhaps microwaves are eventually going to take over the world and kill us all. 😲

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 No i think the coronavirus has that one all sealed up!

My Zombie Apocalypse prognostications are not looking that far fetched now!

Just look up exponential contamination.

The figures have gone from 10 infect to 300 to 17,000 in a week - that is actually quite disturbingand follows the logarithmic infection rate for a global ending - the end is truly nigh this time!

πŸ˜‹

Nevertheless I have stoicked up on food, have my tin foil hat on, Lucille is at the ready for any scavengers who dare to darken my door and i have my sh****g pants on!

😜

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 Check this - if it doesnt give you food for thought!

https://www.dietoflife.com/microwaved-water-does-to-plants/

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

garygemmell Make sure to get in all the food that you can, as you just never know. πŸ™‚

Quite scary.

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 Yeah why do you think i am on here its just for the food deals now - i now have:-

1000 x POT NOODLES (CURRY FLAVOUR) - Asda 50p at the mo!!!

100 x Birds Eye 2 Sweet & Sticky BBQ Chicken Chargrills 174g - Asda Β£1!!!

10 x Croquembouche 890g Available from Iceland - Β£2.50!!!

Should keep me alive for at least a year!

Got to keep the conversation in context with the website of course!

When the end kicks off RC90 you are more than welcome to join me and the girlfriend in Orkney away from all the zombies and i might even let you have some of my very speshal Slovakian Emperor Earl Grey for an afternoon of Tiffin and Creamcakes.

Haha

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

garygemmell That would be very nice of you. Thanks for the offer. πŸ˜€

Does that mean I get to have one of your curry flavoured pot noodles? That one is my favourite.

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 Hmm not sure if i can let one go you could have one of the Korma ones they are not bad!

PS. Have you ever tried a pot noodle burger?

Soft bap

Lashings of Lurpak

Slap on a good mound of curry pot noodle

Bap top on and squeeze together

Let the butter melt a little and stuff it in yer gob!

Simple but utterly Amazing!

I like the simple things in life!

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

garygemmell I love all types of curry. So thank you. πŸ˜€

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 I specialize in Thai curry myself and mexican did a few courses on youtube and now I am amazing - but no change there then i am pretty amazing at everything i do ... well except wallpapering and artexing i draw the line there!

haha

Ja som perfectny muz na sveta!

😜

Hmm nearly 12 o clock time to post some deals hehe my Β£50 Amazon voucher is only 5000 points away!

πŸ‘

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

garygemmell Perhaps you could do me one of your Thai curries then. πŸ˜‹

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 I will do you my speshal Thai Coconut and Kaffir Lime leave extra hot curry with extra Galangal and fresh chesnuts - i hope you like it hot...

I grow my own chillis - got some californian yellows from last year some Hungarian black chillis and some bumripper Scotch bonnets on my windowsill as we speak - your choice - bumripper or not to bumrip?

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I make my coconut milk myself by crushing and grinding real coconuts none of this Jamie Oliver canned coconut milk nonsense hehe

Just a word to the wise -> bring your steel underpants you will need them after my speshal Thai rocket curry!

😜

Its acutally quite funny my girlfriend complained that i never cooked for her so i took up cookery courses and ten years later all she eats is ready meals now!

Mind she is a veggie they are so hard to please - i made her a lovely sweet lentil casserole the other night and she preferred to eat a bowl of chips and some avocado - sad very sad when you make all the effort and get nowt back!

I am the perfect man (almost) but nobody wants me boohoo

😑

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9017 days ago

garygemmell Some beautiful chilies right there, so well done. 🌢️

And I like to go quite hot with my curries, so I would be more than happy to try one of yours.

I shall have to get myself some steel underpants as I currently do not have any. πŸ˜€

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garygemmell
garygemmell17 days ago

RegularComper90 Thanks nice to be appreciated by one person at least lol

Yeah my fingers are quite green i love animals and fauna - just hate humans!

My variegated yukka flowered this year apparently they never flower.

They dont call me the flower whisperer for nothing!

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I would ask you to show me your flower in return but my girlfriend finds that quite a rude request!

You wummen really is that all that is on your minds - i am with boy George on that one much prefer a nice Earl Grey!

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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
17 days ago

Its burned from one side to can see the burning spot quit wide and clear

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Sanitation1234
Sanitation123417 days ago

Must be something wrong with microwave please don’t use it can be dangerous for yourself try in store Asda sometimes stores offers different then online Β£25 or Β£35 you can buy new one I got integrated one we have 3 years cover on it peace of mind . I hope you will find one soon πŸ™πŸ»

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WindowShopper
WindowShopper
Original Poster
17 days ago

I just ordered this one and hopefully it will be good for some times.

https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/go/ebay-uk/russell-hobbs-20l-black-digital-microwave-800w-ebay

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Sanitation1234
Sanitation123417 days ago

it’s look good to me I don’t know

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