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arrinkartel
« on: October 28, 2012 11:41:36 AM »

Hello everyone. I am trying to buy a kiln for my boyfriend for Christmas but I don't know much on the topic! I posted a "wanted" ad on Craigslist and got a reply from someone and this is what he said-
"I have a good used kiln for sale. It is a Duncan energy saver
Artist Plus model.I am asking $225 for it."

Are there any questions I should make sure I ask him? I am going to ask for the dimensions. I found a kiln of the same brand online for $200 and the dimensions for it are dia. 10", depth: 12". I would assume that is too small for what my boyfriend needs but is this the size I should expect for the price range of $200-$300? Sorry for my lack of knowledge here! Any tips and advice would be great, thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2012 05:56:17 AM »

I would ask what the dimensions are, also ask if it comes with the controller and kiln furniture. Also ask him if its ever been serviced or had its elements replaced.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2012 08:05:28 AM »

What kind of crafting does he plan to use it for? 
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