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Pretty at first, but rubbish when you look at them
on 30 June 2012
Kind of annoyed in reflection - I love Colourworks stuff, as its so bright and cheerful, but really when you look at these jugs properly, theyre more than a bit of a let down.
3 main reasons:
1. The handles: They seem ok where the coloured block joins the stem, but the handles are, especially on the largest jug, a little on the short side - so someone with large hands or an infirm grip (arthritis?) would probably find these awkward, particularly with liquid in. So basically theyre a bit poor design.
2. Quality: Theyre scuffed in places already and I havent even used them, and theres a sticker on the bottom saying "not suitable for microwave", so I assume they'll craze if I put them in the dishwasher too. They feel VERY cheap and plasticy, almost like toy ones - so I feel like they wont hold up long either.
and the biggest one for me -
3. The Measurement Scales: These start at 50ml on all 3 jugs, going up in increments of 50. This is fine for the 900ml, but I expected the smallest jug to have a smaller gradient - eg 10s, not 50s - I mean unless you were measuring small amounts, why else would you want a mini measuring jug?? Sure you can guess the amount but I could do that with my old jug, and I bought these thinking they would be (given the price tag) a better item with more flexible use - why else would it include 3 sizes where the largest isnt even a litre?. Fail.
I'll be returning these and investing in a less pretty but more practical product.