[Homeroast] Sunbeam Vac pot tuning: a simple solution

Doug Hoople doughoople at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 23:06:56 CDT 2010


Nice work, Dan, and an ingenious solution!

Doug

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Dan <d54696 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I got one recently and after adjusting the high and low thermostats got it
> to work well. But the upper globe had a very high temperature. (Don't ask me
> if the thermometer was correct etc etc-- it was and was double checked.)
>
> The simple repeatable solution that I initially hated, but now like was to
> just put two ice cubes in the upper globe along with the coffee. (I always
> use 6 cups of water and 2.6 oz of coffee.) Icecubes are always the same
> temperature (tap water isn't), the same size and available. The result is
> water at 200-203 F each time in the upper globe and very nice coffee.
>
> dan
>
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