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Russell Hobbs 14339 1.7 L Seattle Colour Changing Kettle 3kW (was £49.99) £19.60 at Amazon

* 3 kW rapid boil with concealed element
* 1.7 L water capacity with water window
* Illuminates blue on boil
* 360-degree base for right- and left-handed use
* Removable, washable filter

The Russell Hobbs range of Stylis kettles bring fashion and design to the forefront of the kettle market, pleasing all style-conscious fashionistas as the latest in stylish, contemporary "must-haves". Stylis kettles are available in three colours: gloss white, gloss black and highly polished metal effect. The kettles not only look the part, but they host a number of features that make them trendy and upbeat.

A 1.7 L water window glows neon blue during the boil process. The 3 kW concealed element means the kettle boils rapidly, combined with a 360-degree base that makes the kettle ideal for both right- and left-handed users. The kettle also features cord storage for hiding those unsightly leads and a removable, washable filter to prevent unwanted particles entering your drink.

The Russell Hobbs brand has been synonymous with quality, style and innovation for over 50 years. Founded in 1952 by Bill Russell and Peter Hobbs, the brand has led the way by introducing products that offer real consumer benefits and technological advancements. Such is the strength of the Russell Hobbs brand, it is recognised by 9 out of 10 consumers as a leading small kitchen appliance brand in the UK and has won numerous awards and product accreditations by leading institutes.
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#1
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#2
Nice kettle, I've got one.. It's never been £50 though.. I bought mine for £14.99 in February..
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Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
#4
FTCom
Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
Did you buy it from them or a shop?
#5
Pluun
FTCom
Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
Did you buy it from them or a shop?

From a shop, It was TJ Hughes, who we don't have a problem with as they've always been a very good place to go for stuff. Unfortunately our house was flooded out six months ago due to an incompetent plumber. It resulted in us having to replace loads of appliances, we lost the receipt for the kettle, so are unable to take it back to TJ Hughes. It's a pity, as it is a nice looking kettle, put it looks like there's a lot of people on Amazon who have posted reviews with similar issues.
#6
Got one. Decent enough kettle but the colour changing thingy is a real gimmick. Ours is cold now as I write this and it is nowhere near the blue colour. More an "off-pink".
#7
Stainless steel nice shape cordless has lasted me years. Won't ever have a plastic one again, they look too shabby too soon. Good price if you like it.
#8
FTCom
Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
Agree that Russell Hobbs customer service is rubbish. We've had a number of different RH kettles recently and they've all developed problems (lids that won't open after a few weeks being the main problem) and their customer service expect you to pay postage if you want to return it. We've had 3 'Stylis' kettles all with the same lid fault (many reviews on Amazon mention the same fault) and yet RH customer service say they've had no reports of similar problems.

Edited By: supergoose on Oct 25, 2010 19:46: .
#9
I've had to return 3 of the white version of this Russell Hobs kettle recently; two to Amazon and one ordered direct from Russel Hobbs. All had the same problem - wobbling on the base to the extent they looked dangerous. All three were supposed to be white but were actually a grey colour and the plastic reminded me of cheap 1970's Hong Kong plastic. Very poor quality, even for a supposed £50 kettle reduced to £20.
#10
Bought one from Argos just over a week ago. Is a WHICH? Best Buy but did take account of the negative reviews posted on various sites about the colour change problems and possibility of plasticky taste if water left in kettle overnight.

To be honest the colour change is a gimmick and ours has never been red when boiled, not even pink, just a kind of off-white colour. Quite frankly I'm not too bothered. Point is when boiled it does change colour so that'll do for me. No issues with after plastic tasting water but that might have something to do with us using water from our water filter jug.

It's a fast boiler and from an energy efficiency point of view shuts off immediately on boiling; no wasteful boiling away for several seconds.
#11
what a cool kettle!! may get this as my kitchens a tad dreary!! hot!!
#12
i have this got it about 2 years ago for £20 its still working as it did the day i got it

scooter
#13
FTCom
Pluun
FTCom
Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
Did you buy it from them or a shop?
From a shop, It was TJ Hughes, who we don't have a problem with as they've always been a very good place to go for stuff. Unfortunately our house was flooded out six months ago due to an incompetent plumber. It resulted in us having to replace loads of appliances, we lost the receipt for the kettle, so are unable to take it back to TJ Hughes. It's a pity, as it is a nice looking kettle, put it looks like there's a lot of people on Amazon who have posted reviews with similar issues.
What? You had a flood and you expect Russel Hobbs to replace your broken kettle OR you lost the receipt in the flood and can't take the kettle back to T J Hughes? I can't make sense of this because you wouldn't pay courier if it was broken re manuafactuer fault.
#14
Wow, I didn't think anyone else had an issue with this kettle. We got the same one from BnM for about £19.99. Two Weeks in and the kettle lost it's red colour. We couldn't be bothered to take it back at the time. Now 6 months on and a faint blue only lights up on one side of the kettle. The side which is facing the wall unfortunately lol.

Just so happens that we've just bought two sterolisers for the kettle because we thought the water was tasting abit dodgy. After reading the reviews here it seems that it's a common fault to have plasticy tasting water with this!

I definately do not recommend this kettle! Quite funny actualy, we are looking for a kettle right this second and I saw this kettle come up on hotdeals. Didn't expect others to have faults with it! Rubbish!
#15
WOW this got voted hot! I posted a Stainless Steel one a while back for £20 at ASDA and it got voted cold! Ofcourse i'm voting this hot too.
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but..

I just compared the reviews on both THIS kettle and THE STAINLESS STEEL ONE and guess what I dont understand you guys on hukd! oO


Edited By: yeahbutitsnotfree on Oct 26, 2010 04:41: grrrrrr
#16
bargainhunter666
FTCom
Pluun
FTCom
Cold. I've just posted a review on this kettle today, we brought ours about two months ago, like a lot of the reviews mention this is an awful kettle. Ours has lost it's ability to light up in the short space of time, plus the heating element is struggling now to boil the kettle fully. Unfortunately Russell Hobbs don't have a good system for returns policy, and it would frankly be easier to throw out this and buy something more reliable, as the cost in couriers to return this item back to their Head Office, plus hassle would probably outweight the cost of buying a replacement.
Did you buy it from them or a shop?
From a shop, It was TJ Hughes, who we don't have a problem with as they've always been a very good place to go for stuff. Unfortunately our house was flooded out six months ago due to an incompetent plumber. It resulted in us having to replace loads of appliances, we lost the receipt for the kettle, so are unable to take it back to TJ Hughes. It's a pity, as it is a nice looking kettle, put it looks like there's a lot of people on Amazon who have posted reviews with similar issues.
What? You had a flood and you expect Russel Hobbs to replace your broken kettle OR you lost the receipt in the flood and can't take the kettle back to T J Hughes? I can't make sense of this because you wouldn't pay courier if it was broken re manuafactuer fault.

Doh! there's always one.

We brought this kettle to replace the one lost in the flood. Along with all the chaos it caused, we had a lot of different appliances and furniture to replace, and yes we did lose the receipt, like we lost a lot of other paperwork during our time being in temporary accommodation, when these things happen.

As for not paying for a courier etc.. It's going to be more hassle to try and package this up, sort out either visiting the post office (with very long queues) or arranging for a courier to come to the house. More hassle than it's worth to be honest, as noted by another review on Amazon.

This kettle has some serious quality build issues, I would avoid, not one of Russell Hobbs best ones.


Edited By: FTCom on Oct 26, 2010 07:51: More Information added
#17
We have this kettle too and the colour changing is so faint you hardly notice the difference. Not exactly a light show! But it does boil water quickly and we don't have the plastic flavour problem. Paid around £15 about a year ago. Can't complain but wouldn't rush out to buy another one.
#18
I got this kettle for around £20 over a year ago, the first one after a few weeks worked fine but the colour changing stayed on red. So got a replacement and the same thing happened and also the secondary one would keep clicking itself of before finishing boiling. I would not recommend this kettle at all, I replaced it with a Morphy Richards and I am glad I did.

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