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the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Jan 13th, '14, 00:35

Hi, when I first started out on TC I never thought I'd reach the point where I have too much teaware but I now have to thin the collection in light of an impending move. I have tried to avoid tea stains in my use. I hope to find good homes for these pots!

60ml xishi. I used it for gaoshan oolongs only. Passes all the lid tests and pour tests with flying colours. Flat filters. $70.

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by tequiero » Jan 13th, '14, 14:29

The $15 teapot looks like a 1980s "factory teapot" from the pictures. If so, great deal!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Jan 18th, '14, 14:05

Updated the post with a pair of pots. Thanks!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by bryan_drinks_tea » Jan 19th, '14, 01:04

Hey Econ, for those hei in pots, from whom did you buy them and why are you letting them go? Also,how does each pot perform in terms of altering flavour,mouthfeel, and aroma? Feel free to pm me your response. Thank you! :D

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Jan 19th, '14, 03:41

These are from Singapore. I bought 4 of them, can't use all 4, and due to my coming move I'm letting them go. Rest assured the other pair will be put to good use (I have a slight preference for the aesthetic proportion of the other pair)!

They do wonders for smoothing out rough edges of tea and deepening flavor. Aroma becomes more intense although maybe some high notes get lost. I don't brew many teas with high aromas in there so I can't say for sure, but I've brewed a green 'aged' baozhong, a youngun only 10 years old, that actually had some high notes and those aspects of the aroma were a little muted but the fruitier aspects were enhanced. I probably wouldn't pair them with a nuclear green tgy/gaoshan.

Oh, pm'ed you as well.

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Jan 22nd, '14, 18:03

Updated the heini shuiping listing with an older but more accurate picture of their colour. Red, I realize, is not a very good background for taking pictures!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by kyarazen » Jan 23rd, '14, 12:31

the_economist wrote:These are from Singapore. I bought 4 of them, can't use all 4, and due to my coming move I'm letting them go. Rest assured the other pair will be put to good use (I have a slight preference for the aesthetic proportion of the other pair)!

from T-chapter? :P is the volume somewhere around 60ml or so? i could be interested :wink:

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Jan 23rd, '14, 21:15

pm-ed you!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by daintydimsum » Feb 1st, '14, 15:53

hello! is your hongni still for sale?

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Feb 1st, '14, 18:32

Hi Dainty, yes it is, please drop me a pm if you're interested. Thanks!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Feb 14th, '14, 18:46

Last bump on the little xishi. Everything else is gone!

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Re: the_economist: Teapot sale!

by the_economist » Feb 18th, '14, 01:01

Seeing all the posts in the xishi thread made me reconsider selling this little babe :)

Chip please lock this thread up, thanks!

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