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Looking for a range with a broiler above the rangetop.

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FAFWill Nov 24, 2011 07:53 PM

When my wife and I lived in Dublin, Ireland, many years ago, our apartment contained a very simple stove which had an open broiler located at the back of the range and raised to eye level. We are looking for a new range and she bemoaning the lack of this feature in all we saw. My wife liked how she could literally watch her flans cook.
Does anyone know if a range on the American side of the Atlantic features this type of broiler?

  1. Robin Joy Dec 1, 2011 03:23 AM

    Something like this?

    http://buy.vivastreet.co.uk/appliance...

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      FAFWill Dec 1, 2011 09:33 PM

      Other than being on its side that would be fine if it were it gas. I fear my wife and I have lost on this wish. I am resigned to be flanless.
      Thanks for the idea though.

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      E_M Nov 25, 2011 02:50 AM

      AmericanRange:
      http://www.americanrange.com/charbroi...

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        FAFWill Nov 30, 2011 02:03 PM

        Thanks to all for the help. Checking the prices though, I have decided to retire and devote all my time to the creation of a time machine, which, when complete, will return me to those halcyon days in Dublin. Then, after I find my old landlord, I will offer to buy the stove my wife liked.
        On the other hand, I have enjoyed asking the salesmen at appliance stores about Salamanders.

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          emsny Nov 30, 2011 02:38 PM

          A simple, inexpensive option might be to install a stainless steel shelf at the desired height and place a good toaster-oven on it.

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            FAFWill Nov 30, 2011 09:36 PM

            That could have worked once, but I hear that the space above the range will be filled with cabinets and a vent. A small toaster over will be placed on a counter near the stove, but it is electric and the wife misses the flames of our Dublin broiler.
            Thanks for the idea though.

      2. DeeAgeaux Nov 25, 2011 12:49 AM

        Bluestar Heritage Classic

        http://www.ajmadison.com/cgi-bin/ajma...

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          ferret Nov 24, 2011 08:37 PM

          You can buy salamander broilers which are designed for eye-level mounting:

          http://www.wolfstoves.com/Wolf/Salama...

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