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 Post subject: tofu xpress
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:30 pm 
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my husband bought me one for xmas and i already love it but i feel like i read several times on this board about a certain part people had break off or snap or something.

can someone tell me where it breaks so i can be extra careful?

im assuming it's the things that look sort of like hooks where the top part slides under.

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:57 pm 
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I don't have one so I don't know, but there is a thread here about it: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10334&hilit=tofu+xpress

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
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I think it's just the little things that the top part slides under. it feels breakable. I'm super careful with mine, but i love it so much! i think they're also pretty good about replacing parts if your breaks.

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
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thanks! i can definitely see how that part would break. i will try to be super careful

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:51 pm 
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My plastic top part has stress fractures around the base of the cylindrical knob part. Because I stuffed two packages of frozen spinach in it. That's too much; don't try that. Other than that, I've had it almost three years and it's just fine. I've been super careful not to snap the little thingers that the top part slides under.

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
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Using mine for the first time right now! I got one as a Christmas present as well.


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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:45 pm 
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ijustdiedinside wrote:
i think they're also pretty good about replacing parts if your breaks.


They used to be, but unfortunately they aren't anymore.


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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
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i got one for xmas too! I am super excited and in love with it, but also paranoid about breaking it.

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 Post subject: Re: tofu xpress
PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:53 pm 
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Has anyone used their tofu xpress as a mold for making tofu? According to their website you can but you need the light tension spring. It's about $8 for the spring, and a plastic tofu mold on Amazon is $10. I'd rather just use my tofu xpress so I don't have to go buying more plastic, but it doesn't have drainage holes in the bottom so I'm a little concerned that it won't work well.

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