[Homeroast] Vac. pot seal breaking problem

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 12:45:26 CDT 2010


Try a thin coat of Vaseline on the rubber seal before inserting it in the
bowl. The Vaseline should not flavor the coffee. Let us know how it works
out. I did it for a while on a gasket that was loose and had some minor air
leaks.Eventually the gasket fir and I abandoned the Vaseline.

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 7:09 AM, sci <scizen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a nice Hario 5 cup coffee siphon, but I keep having a problem.
> After the brew is finished and it is time to take the top chamber out, it
> is
> always very difficult to get the rubber seal out of the bottom chamber. It
> seals wonderfully, and the seal is supple and pliant. But getting it out
> can
> take 5 minutes of wiggling and pulling. Also, these pots are very hot at
> this point.
> Any tips on breaking that seal easily?
>
> Thanks
> Ivan
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