hmmm..my bottom plate stays on just fine when I move the unit forward
on the counter to fill the reservoir. Maybe you need to make sure it
locks in place. I have the unimproved carafe, which also pours just
fine. (if it ain't broke....). Never noticed an extra notch in the
side of the reservoir.
On May 4, 2007, at 8:13 AM, David Liguori wrote:
hmmm..my bottom plate stays on =
just fine when I move the unit forward on the counter to fill the =
reservoir. Maybe you need to make sure it locks in place. I have the =
unimproved carafe, which also pours just fine. (if it ain't broke....). =
Never noticed an extra notch in the side of the =
On May 4, 2007, at 8:13 AM, David Liguori =
I'm Glad SM got the Technivorms =
in again, at least long enough for me to get mine.
gripe: that new "improved" carafe is just awful to pour from without =
spilling, especially before you've had your first cup of coffee. What =
were they thinking? Any =
chance of getting one of the old ones?
How do you =
attach that bottom thing, and what is it for? It seems to work just fine =
with the carafe resting on the counter. The bottom plate sort of fits =
in the grooves, but doesn't stay on if you move the unit.
What is =
that extra notch in the side of the reservoir for? It doesn't seem particularly =
useful either as a storage/ rest position for the head or an alternative =
position for a different carafe,eg. Chemex--at least no more so than if =
it weren't there at all, since there is no corresponding notch in the =
The directions have little information other than =
how to use an automatic drip brewer, which most people know.
reason I chose a thermal carafe model is because I go even further than =
Tom's recommendation that you only use half-heat on the heated =
models. I don't think =
coffee should be held with heat at all, and when I use a heated model I =
turn it off immediately when the brewing is finished. The coffee in restaurants =
typically goes from tasteless to undrinkable swill in a very short time =
from being held on burners. =
The thermal carafe holds the coffee plenty warm enough for us =
until it's finished.I have absolutely no gripes =
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