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Post by boffenl » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:25 pm

I'd second IMM in Jurong. I just got a desk fan at Giant. Best prices in town--I was at least 20 ceiling fans and an equal number of desk/stand fans too.

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Post by Alex3 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 6:04 pm

I just bought a couple of KDK brand ceiling fans from Paris Silk in Hollland Village. $170 for a pair. I've always found Paris Silk prices competitive and they are prepared to match prices even though they are smack in the middle of expat zone.

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Post by jackdi » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:58 pm

I like KDK fans too.
Got 2 sets from Parisilk in Katong.
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Post by QRM » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 9:56 am

old thread but I have decided to do my bit for global warming and try a fan.

I dont want any old fan, its either going to be one of those fancy pants dysons bladeless ones, (there are blades its just you cant see them) or what i really would like is a nice vintage one, you know built from solid steel, black base with brass blades has anyone seen one in Singapore on your travels? like this one http://www.etsy.com/listing/90680749/ra ... &ga_facet=

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Post by x9200 » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 6:26 pm

Best Denki carries a few models imitating the vintage ones but it is rather very poor imitation. Mostly it is about a copper or brass like finish and a kind of conical base.

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Post by zzm9980 » Sun, 13 May 2012 12:12 pm

Strange I remembered this post...

I just saw an almost identical replica of the GE fan in your Etsy link. It's at Kallang Leisure Center. Some shop that sells old/replica furniture. They currently have a display setup in the middle of the first floor. The blades are metal, but seem rather thin. Not sure how good of a copy it is, but I suspect best you'll find in Singapore.

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Post by QRM » Sun, 13 May 2012 5:34 pm

Thanks for that I saw the same one in that Ye olde fake furniture shop in Holland village shopping mall, they are Thailand made copies a bit steep at $600 for fakes? maybe because of all the metal used in them?

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Post by zzm9980 » Mon, 14 May 2012 9:59 am

QRM wrote:Thanks for that I saw the same one in that Ye olde fake furniture shop in Holland village shopping mall, they are Thailand made copies a bit steep at $600 for fakes? maybe because of all the metal used in them?
S$600? I don't think it was that much... I recall it being more than I'd pay, but not that high. I want to say $200-300? I'll check next time I go.

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Post by QRM » Thu, 11 Oct 2012 6:07 pm

Back to another fan problem...

I have a open trellis/gazebo and would like a ceiling fan. I can find plenty of "wet' rated (as in it will be soaking wet when it rains) fans in the US but nothing over here or even in 240 volts. Has any anyone tried a US fan using a step down transformer?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 11 Oct 2012 7:47 pm

How about a punkawallah? Wet rated and with things tightening up here, might even be able to pick up with that can speak quirky English and might very well come with papers...... :devil:

You might need a step up transformer though as I don't know how high your Gazebo is. Of course a Rube Goldberg contraption could take care of that.
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Post by QRM » Mon, 15 Oct 2012 3:42 pm

SMS on form as usual!! Gave up looking here, going for a http://www.amazon.com/Fanimation-FP4640 ... +wet+rated

Will have a go with a transformer at least its out side so if it burns only the gazeebo goes up in smoke.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 15 Oct 2012 4:34 pm

QRM wrote:SMS on form as usual!! Gave up looking here, going for a http://www.amazon.com/Fanimation-FP4640 ... +wet+rated

Will have a go with a transformer at least its out side so if it burns only the gazeebo goes up in smoke.
Why don't you call Fanimation in Australia and see if you can sort something out as you wouldn't need a transformer that way....

http://www.myfan.com.au/ceiling-fans/zonix.html

or See if the dealer here in Singapore carries the Zonix here?

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Post by QRM » Mon, 15 Oct 2012 6:25 pm

What a star! never occurred to me to check Australia just assume they only have sheep and beer there.

Will give them a buzz in the AM

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Post by max-89jw » Mon, 15 Oct 2012 6:47 pm

I got mine at jurong west, the shops that was near to jurong swimming complex and the nearest mrt station might be chinese garden. But I am not sure whether you will like the design, but I saw some shops in Balestier and they have plenty shops selling fans that you might be interested in :)

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Post by QRM » Mon, 15 Oct 2012 8:10 pm

max-89jw wrote:I got mine at jurong west, the shops that was near to jurong swimming complex and the nearest mrt station might be chinese garden. But I am not sure whether you will like the design, but I saw some shops in Balestier and they have plenty shops selling fans that you might be interested in :)
you got a wet rated fan?

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