[Homeroast] Broken Yama Vac Pot Base

John and Emma jehorchik at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 21:33:15 CST 2010


John,

It is kindness like this that makes this list so valuable.

John H. 


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Bonnie-
I've managed to break the top piece twice, so I have two extra pots. You can
have one of my spares if you'd like, just send me an e-mail off list and
I'll ship it out to you.

Cheers!

John in Nor Cal

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Bonnie Polkinghorn <
bonnie.polkinghorn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Add another not so pretty sight to the list of Yama Vac Pot disasters.
>
> The bottom of the 8 cup pot is a simple coffee pot, it is all glass and
has
> a neck at the top with a metal ring around it, and a handle attached.  On
> top of the metal ring is the pour spout.
>
> This morning, as I have done every morning for a long time, I poured the
> boiling water into the bottom of the Vac Pot.  I lifted it up by the
> handle,
> and the entire neck of the vac pot came off.  I had the handle in one
hand,
> and the base was still on the counter.  An almost perfect break.
>
>
>
http://picasaweb.google.com/bonnie.polkinghorn/YamaVacPot#543409355044740374
6
>
>
http://picasaweb.google.com/bonnie.polkinghorn/YamaVacPot#543409356672600757
0
>
> Luckily, I have an emergency backup drip brewer.
>
> As far as disasters go, at least there was no mess, no shards of broken
> glass anywhere, no boiling water spewing all over.  Most importantly, no
> wasted roasted beans!   I can probably order a replacement pot, too.  I
> think it looks so funny with the handle separate from the bowl.
>
> I'm glad I can share the humor of the situation with you all, too.
>
> -Bonnie P.
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