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Re: [vacpot] Re: Newbie looking for a vacpot

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  • Larry Hollenberg
    I would think the result would be the same. Larry
    Message 1 of 15 , Jan 16, 2009
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      I would think the result would be the same.

      Larry

      --- On Fri, 1/16/09, Dave Leonard <the_hurdy_gurdyman@...> wrote:

      > From: Dave Leonard <the_hurdy_gurdyman@...>
      > Subject: Re: [vacpot] Re: Newbie looking for a vacpot
      > To: vacuumcoffeepotcollector@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Friday, January 16, 2009, 9:24 PM
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      > I'll have to try a paper filter on my Sunbeam filter
      > holder. Do you know if this filters out flavor oils like
      > paper can do with a drip brewer?
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      > Larry Hollenberg <larryhollenb@
      > yahoo.com> wrote: Chris,
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      > Welcome to the addicting world of coffee pot collecting.
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      > If it were me I would aim for a glass set next. On gas you
      > fine, just don't use it on electric without a diffuser.
      > With glass you can time the coffee to suit your self, plus
      > enjoy watching the brew.
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      > I would go for the metal filter also, less trouble to deal
      > with. In the meantime however any paper round cup type
      > filter can just be traced round and cut to form a circle a
      > bit larger than the metal outside circle of the part you
      > have. You can just poke a hole in the center to go over the
      > stem, I think it goes through the center? Been a while
      > since I used that style. If you use paper you will have to
      > change it each time. Cloth can be washed but my personnel
      > experience has been that the filter quickly taints the
      > coffee to my taste.
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      > Larry
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      > --- On Fri, 1/16/09, Dave Leonard <the_hurdy_gurdyman@
      > yahoo.com> wrote:
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      > > From: Dave Leonard <the_hurdy_gurdyman@
      > yahoo.com>
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      > > Subject: Re: [vacpot] Re: Newbie looking for a
      > vacpot
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      > > Date: Friday, January 16, 2009, 9:01 PM
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      > > I have both the metal screen and cloth
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      > > filter for the Sunbeams. I think the mounting
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      > > seavandal91203 <seavandal@hotmail.
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      > > I'm a first time vacpot owner! Ebay provided me
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      > > pot fix today. C30a. The lady ran it through the
      > brewing
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      > > water for me and said that it worked fine. The unit
      > has a
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      > > comes with it (cloth? paper?). Overall, it looks
      > good.
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      > > shipping is about $25. Sweet! I was searching online
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      > > Press replacement filter". I would have to cut
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      > > cloth or paper filter needed. I did come across
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      > > interchangeable with the paper filter spring-loaded
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      > > will come with. I'd rather not deal with the
      > paper or
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      > > cloth filters if
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      > > possible. On the other hand, setting up these
      > coffee
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      > > cup of Joe is half the fun! I think the all-glass
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      > > vacpots look
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      > > interesting since you can watch the brewing action
      > as it
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      > > see a Cory electric on eBay. A little pricy for me.
      > Thanks
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      > > information that you all have provided me. I think
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      > > first of many vacpots that I will have to acquire.
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