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Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Herb_Master » Oct 6th, '10, 17:05

Well as mentioned elsewhere I JUST had to buy this! :D :oops: :D

It comes in a cardboard box

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Inside the box is a canvas bag
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stud button closure, carry straps and Lin's leaflet
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inside the tray is protected by a wrap
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under the tray is a drainage pipe
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The tray has insert depressions for a ceramic stone and mat
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These can be retrieved from a zip pocket inside the canvas bag
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The tray measures 12 and a half inches by 9 inches.

In action
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Note 3 new glass faircups from Hojo
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All previous photos from the brewer's side, now as it appears to the guest, with faircups removed and cups in place
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2 cups from a set of 12 'Fen Cai' purchased from Teacuppa 3 years ago.
Earlier photo shows a borneol cup from Yunnan Colorful
The teapots are my latest babies, early 90 zhuni from Wisdom Arts - size 101ml and 114ml - more about these later :D

I need to try it out in earnest soon and see how absorbent the ceramic stone is.

The larger Lin's trays have stone 4 times the area and thicker and with these no drainage is provided.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Chip » Oct 6th, '10, 17:10

... and 4 glass fair cups for travel, only HM! :wink: :mrgreen:

Nice travel set!

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by TwoPynts » Oct 6th, '10, 17:10

I can see why you couldn't resist! 8)

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Herb_Master » Oct 6th, '10, 17:14

Chip wrote:... and 4 glass fair cups for travel, only HM! :wink: :mrgreen:

Nice travel set!
Only for travel upstairs and downstairs :D

No - I just decided to load the tray for the photo shoot so as to give an idea of the size.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by rabbit » Oct 6th, '10, 17:16

Lovely tray!

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Chip » Oct 6th, '10, 17:26

4 fair cups, 3 porcelain saucers, 2 yixing pots, and a Lin's Travel Tray in a "tent thingy" ... :mrgreen:

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Herb_Master » Oct 6th, '10, 17:47

Chip wrote:4 fair cups, 3 porcelain saucers, 2 yixing pots, and a Lin's Travel Tray in a "tent thingy" ... :mrgreen:
The tenty thing is a photographers light cube, that I can't get the hang of.

You forgot to mention the acrylic risers for displaying items to be photographed - I think Victoria has some of these.

I had various fair cups available I thought I had only used 3 :oops: If a 4th one is creeping into the bottom of a picture it is a nice tall one I bought from Wisdom Arts this year - I will show it later

The saucers were cheap I bought them at Wisdom Arts 2 years ago.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Victoria » Oct 6th, '10, 19:13

I haven't bought them yet, but they are on my list!! I finally found some on eBay from a USA seller. Yay! I just need to do that.

That is one nice looking tray! I had been checking it out on Lin's site and was about to buy one when I decided on the one from DTH instead. It was so much easier to order. But wow, I am :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Congrats!!

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by Alex » Oct 7th, '10, 03:02

Beautiful 8)

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by tthouse » Feb 16th, '15, 09:36

Hi

I know this an old post but perhaps you will get this message. Lovely tray, i am thinking of buying one myself but i notice it says RM 280 on it, is that correct? I ask because mine here in my country is 950 RM and Lim's website quoted me even higher.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by kyarazen » Feb 16th, '15, 10:40

tthouse wrote:Hi

I know this an old post but perhaps you will get this message. Lovely tray, i am thinking of buying one myself but i notice it says RM 280 on it, is that correct? I ask because mine here in my country is 950 RM and Lim's website quoted me even higher.

it depends on the size you are looking at.. !

are you in malaysia? if you are you can have a look at purple cane... :)

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by tthouse » Feb 17th, '15, 21:07

Its 900 RM+ for the same size as the one displayed on this post. I am not in Malaysia unfortunately (lived in Cyberjaya for a while and love it) though i do have a forwarding mail in Singapore. I have checked their website but they dont have the tray displayed. Have emailed them but waiting for reply.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by kyarazen » Feb 17th, '15, 22:07

tthouse wrote:Its 900 RM+ for the same size as the one displayed on this post. I am not in Malaysia unfortunately (lived in Cyberjaya for a while and love it) though i do have a forwarding mail in Singapore. I have checked their website but they dont have the tray displayed. Have emailed them but waiting for reply.
900rm is too much.. was it at purple cane? the smallest one that i had seen locally was probably a couple hundred SGD ->550 ringgit, and since ppcane sells lin's at a much better price than local sources (probably due to cheap rental), i would think 380 ringgit is a right price...

perhaps 950rm refers to the bigger one?

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by MEversbergII » Feb 21st, '15, 17:04

Speaking of travel stuff, I'd been considering this:

http://www.jkteashop.com/bamboo-tea-tab ... p-516.html

and

http://www.jkteashop.com/hand-painted-b ... p-767.html

For visiting and events and stuff. Might interest others.

M.

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Re: Lin's Tea Tray (Travel version)

by theredbaron » Feb 21st, '15, 22:49

MEversbergII wrote:Speaking of travel stuff, I'd been considering this:

http://www.jkteashop.com/bamboo-tea-tab ... p-516.html

and

http://www.jkteashop.com/hand-painted-b ... p-767.html

For visiting and events and stuff. Might interest others.

M.

The problem with these sort of bamboo tea tables is that they will sooner or later crack, especially when drying out

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