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Nicro Mystery Pot

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I won the unusual Nicro so should have it Saturday or early next week. Anxious to look it over, measure carafe capacity etc. IMO a quite unusual beastie and
astronut1001
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Jul 29

An Unusual Find

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The alcohol burners I see shipping with vacuum coffee makers do not have any wick height adjustment available while burning that I can see which is why I
astronut1001
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Jul 27

Vacuum Coffee Maker Cleanliness

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I have not noted Oxi-Clean causing any staining on Nicro/Cory or Silex stainless steel vacuum coffee makers, the ones I have tried it on. Surprised it did on
astronut1001
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Jul 26

New file uploaded to vacuumcoffeepotcollector

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Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the vacuumcoffeepotcollector group. File
vacuumcoffeepotcollector@yahoogroups.com
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Jul 24

Vaculator Impressions

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I managed to make up a new very snug gasket for the 4 cup Vaculator using a 48mm to 53mm silicone bung plug and a 26mm to 32mm silicone stopper plug combined.
astronut1001
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Jul 18

Cory with Plastic Funnel

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I saw the WWII psychological thriller The Enemy Below with Robert Mitchum and Kurt Jurgens. In it, on the US destroyer there is what looks like a Cory vacpot.
Steven Lewis
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Jun 29

GE Automatic 129P8 heating stand problem

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Chris; Take a look in the folder I mentioned and see if it does not look like there is some type of metal disc mounted in the bottom of the carafe.
astronut1001
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Jun 20

Nicro Handle Needed

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I finally used the Nicro 246 this morning. As noted in another post I taped the mushroom extension of the funnel with one wrap of silicone tape to expand the
astronut1001
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Jun 20

Using and Controlling Old Coffee Maker Hot Plates

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Brian and Larry; Thanks for the solutions including the Anyheet controller use. The "universal motor controller" solution I suggested should give the same
astronut1001
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Jun 18

Kent Comments

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I recall reading somewhere on line about a person who had recalled his grandparents vacuum coffee maker which was a Duralux. He mentioned that he was
Larry Hollenberg
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Jun 16

A Dumb Question Regarding Kent Ceramic Filters

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Rich, I have not looked in my filter folder on the website recently, but I have looked at the images I have at home. The square shafted model that I have does
Steven Lewis
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Jun 13

Brazilian Vacpots?

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The factory listed capacity of 1 liter (34 ounces) of starting water is the practical maximum, both carafe capacity and funnel brewing capacity maximum. With
astronut1001
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Jun 12

Latest Arrivals

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Think I have seen that with the gasket on the West Bend. However for the Silex Lido I can make one of my modified silicone bung plug gaskets, as discussed in
astronut1001
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Jun 10

What Is A Cup Of Coffee?

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Just bugs my Manufacturing background where I was a quality assurance and reliability / specification compliance engineer for new products for many years. It
astronut1001
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Jun 8

Which Broken Most?

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You mean: Soapy slippery hands, no handle, OH S_ _T ! ? ;) Why there are advantages to aluminum and stainless steel versions. Actually I am surprised that
astronut1001
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Jun 3
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