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Buy it for Life

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A place to share practical, durable and quality made products that are made to last, with an emphasis on upcycled and sustainable products!

Guidelines:

Things that are well-made and durable (even if they won't last a lifetime) are A-Okay!

Unlike that other BIFL place, Home-made and DIY items are encouraged here, as long as some form of instruction is included in the body of the post.

Videos links are not allowed as post titles, but you may use them in a text post.

A limited amount of self-promotion is accepted, IF the item you are selling aligns with this criteria:

  1. The item must be made with sustainable or recycled materials.
  2. If electronic in some way, the item must be open-source.
  3. The item must be user-serviceable (if applicable).
  4. You cannot be a large corporation.
  5. The post must be clearly marked with a [Self Promotion] tag in your title.

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Vintage BIFL Megathread (self.buyitforlife)
submitted 8 months ago* (last edited 7 months ago) by ProdigalFrog to c/buyitforlife
 

A place to post anything that's vintage, old, or out of production, but still kicking with plenty of life to give!

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[โ€“] nomecks@lemmy.world 25 points 8 months ago (1 children)

1955ish Sunbeam Radiant Toaster. Completely automatic, no timer or popper. It doesn't matter if bread is frozen or thawed, it comes out at the selected brownness level. Still works better than 99% of modern toasters.

[โ€“] GhostTheToast@lemmy.world 10 points 7 months ago

Ahh, an enjoyer of technology connections I see