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Yixing vendor

Postby chado.my.teaway » Apr 2nd, '13, 12:20

Hey! Im looking a good vendor to buy yixing.

What i want
-80$ max
-Xishi or Lixin
-good clay for oolong(DD, TGY, alishan)

Some advice?:)
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby futurebird » Apr 2nd, '13, 12:29

I want this too... lol.

what size do you need? 50ml? 100ml? 150ml? etc?

There are a few vendors on ebay that are good, but most of ebay is bad. (look at my under $50 thread... which I need to update) but ebay is one of the few places with post under $ 80 shipped here is a very good one for the price I'm using it now and the clay is wonderful:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200867678665?ss ... 1439.l2648

It's not fancy, but it *works* pours smooth etc.

I wish I could find the same pot in an 80ml size... (ANYONE??)
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby futurebird » Apr 2nd, '13, 12:33

doh.. it occurs to me that the pot I linked to is good for aged puerh... not oolong as much, it's too porous and earthy... I think you want something smoother. (it's still a damn good pot, though)

(really oolong is nice in porcelain, on your budget something like this might make more sense...)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271029021544?ss ... 1439.l2649

but if your heart is set on "yixing" I'll see what I can find.
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby chado.my.teaway » Apr 2nd, '13, 12:39

sure. amx 120ml;). I want yixing... i have few gaiwan, and porcelain teapot. I want yixing;p. Probably for oolong like a Dong Ding. But maybe for yancha..i dont know yet.

80$ its not good? I need more?
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby futurebird » Apr 2nd, '13, 13:17

no... I think it can be done...
http://www.teakingdom.com/Teaware/Yixin ... e.tpl.html

This could be good, I've bought from them before... (though they seem to have just raised their prices!)
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby theredbaron » Apr 2nd, '13, 14:12

chado.my.teaway wrote:
80$ its not good? I need more?



it is nowadays not that easy to find a good pot for 80$, especially when you don't live anywhere near Asia.
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby bagua7 » Apr 2nd, '13, 23:09

The second pot on this link (hong ni clay) would suit your needs.
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Re: Yixing vendor

Postby chado.my.teaway » Apr 3rd, '13, 12:46

bagua7 wrote:The second pot on this link (hong ni clay) would suit your needs.



Like it.

I order this teapot in next week.

We can close that topic!:)

THANKS FOR ALL!
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