[Homeroast] Dead Mazzer SJ

Paul Goelz pgoelz at comcast.net
Wed Mar 23 05:27:32 CDT 2011

At 02:06 AM 3/23/2011, you wrote:
>My question is this: the replacement timer is $81 and I feel that is 
>too much to spend on a switch, albeit much cheaper than a new 
>grinder, just seems excessive.  Is there any other way that I could 
>use a different switch, or foot pedal? to avoid the cost of this 
>relatively simple timer.  I am going to bring the timer to 
>Platt(electrical parts supplier) or Norvac(electronics supply 
>house)  tomorrow and see if I can find a suitable 
>replacement.  Chassis modification of the SJ may be neccesary, I at 
>least expect to drill some new holes to mount the switch

Bypass the timer and install a switch in the line cord?  Simple and 
no chassis mods needed.  You can get line cord mounted switches in 
the hardware store for a couple bucks.


Paul Goelz
Rochester Hills, Michigan USA
pgoelz at comcast.net

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