[Homeroast] Technivorm KBTS - 8 your views?

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 22:51:28 CDT 2010


If the grind is incorrect it will overflow.Wetting the filter and
getting the correct grind will solve the overflow problem.

On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Peter Louton
<peter at midwestbicycleworks.com> wrote:
> I love my KBT, but I had so many problems with it overflowing, no matter how I adjusted the grind or the flow valve, so I just removed the flow valve and have not had a problem since.  I agree with the carafe not being very thermal, so I pour it immediately into my Krups carafe and then it is good to go for many hours.  
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> Get it and enjoy it.
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> Peter 
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> -- Sent from my Palm Pre
> On Aug 8, 2010 22:51, Barry Luterman <lutermanb at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Some tricks to make the Technivorm function  optimally.
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> 1.Rinse the carafe in hot water and fill it with hot water. Leave the
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> hot water in the carafe until ready to have brewed coffee drip into
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> the carafe.
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> 2. As soon as coffee has filled the carafe screw the lid on the
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> carafe. When pouring a cup of coffee only loosen the cap 1/4 turn.
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> This procedure insures keeping the brew as hot as possible without
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> having to reheat it.
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> 3. Rinse the paper filter in running water before placing it in the
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> brew chamber. Rinsing the paper cleans any paper dust that may be
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> adhered to the filter. In addition rinsing the paper will make it
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> adhere to the plastic brew chamber and prevent it from collapsing on
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> itself and causing a flood of coffee on your counter top.
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> 4. Finally, start your brew with the selector on X so that no water
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> drips into the carafe. When there is enough water mixed into the
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> grounds (approx. 2 cups) stir the brew in the brew chamber to break
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> the crust.Open valve to 1/2 open and allow the brew to finish. Cap as
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> soon as brew is finished.
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> On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Bob Glasscock <eglasscock at centurytel.net> wrote:
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> > I have the Moccamaster and like it a lot. I agree the carafe isn't as
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> > thermally efficient as thermos bottles, but usually the contents are gone
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> > before that is a problem. I'll have to look into the 9-hole sprayhead - that
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> > should bring it up to par.
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> > Bob Glasscock
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> > Quoting Rbt Tut <rotuts at gmail.com>:
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> >>
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> >> Im thinking of getting the Technivorm KBTS - 8 thermal
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> >>
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> >> brewer<http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmarias/coffee-brewers/technivorm-brewers/technivorm-kbts-8-cup-thermal-brewer.html><http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmarias/coffee-brewers/technivorm-brewers/technivorm-kbts-8-cup-thermal-brewer.html>my
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> >> question is does anyone have one?  on the web there are various criticisms
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> >> of the quality of the caraf. also does anyone know what the
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> >> Technivorm 9 Hole Water
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> >>
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> >> Sprayhead<http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmarias/coffee-brewers/technivorm-brewers/technivorm-9-hole-water-sprayhead.html>
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> >> addition is for and is it needed?  there also seem to be some models with
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> >> a
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> >> glass carafe and a ? plastic long probe that goes
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> >> down into the carafe.
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> >> many thanks!
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> > Bob Glasscock
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