In a message dated 96-05-26 04:43:12 EDT, you write:
>A West Bend bread machine was part of the Christmas gift giving in 1994.
>And what a great gift it has been. Even the way that West Bend handled
>their recall last summer was done so very well.
>However, a problem (that I'm assuming you all have had or are going to
>have but I don't recall being mentioned here) that I do have is the
>increasing tendency of the loaf to stick in the pan.
>The last episode was the loaf ripping in two. Still delicious despite its
>unattractiveness. The manual gives no advice as to remedial action which
>prompted a call to their 800 number. Their advice? Replace the pan.
>Which happens to come with a new paddle! West Bend seem to think this just
>a regular, justifiable part of machine bread making.
>Before I cough up the $50 that they are looking for (reality check here -
>about 30% of the cost of a new machine!) I thought I would check with you
>good people. Is it justified? Is there another way?
>Thanks for your anticipated help.
TO: Allen Topp, RE: A FORK IN THE ROAD(bread sticking in bread pan):
Try spraying your bread pan with a spray nonstick spray like PAM(paddle