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I have a heavy grill pan with a

heavy grill lid that you heat first and then sit directly on your sandwich to press it down. http://ab.wsimgs.com/wsimgs/ab/images/dp/wcm/201344/0071/img...
A panini-maker it's called. Is that what you're talking about? I got it because the usual-type panini makers were all Teflon, which I won't use. The main grill pan is great. The lid is not really worth it in my opinion. You have to turn the sandwich over anyway to get it dark enough. So if you're just going to use the (expensive) lid as primarily a weight, you could use something heavy you already have! Well, maybe others have had better luck with it than me.

P.S. I'd do what I could to take all the pans with you. You won't be able to replace them with anything near as good.

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