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  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 2
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 3
Loud but not reliable – Bird House Style Kitchen Timer (60-Minute) Reviews

posted by accountANT1 on 01/17/2010 Certified Owner

Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

It's definitely loud enough. Magnetic so it sticks well on the fridge. Not bad looking. My bird was intact.
It's not reliable. It will often stop ticking part-way through, so if you're timing something in the oven, there's a chance it could burn. Once when it stopped ticking I'd forgotten about it--then at 4:00am it goes off! A good way to induce a heart attack.
Sounds like an old-fashioned telephone ringing. BRRRRRIIINGGGG
Useful if you're lucky enough to get one that works all the time. Questionable quality of internal mechanical timer.


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