People like crepe makers that work for them. I would do your best to get a crepe maker that is best for 2015. Some people enjoy making crepe makers while others just do what they can to get the most of it.
Without a new skillet, you need to consider how you’ll make food. There are a lot of electric skillets available in 2015. Don’t bother finding skillets in the thrift store because they don’t work very well.