This is a multi-part message in MIME format. I would like to wish each and everyone on the list the happiest of = holidays and a wonderful New Year. The list is very informative and = educational. Thanks to everyone. Secondly, I have been agonizing over the purchase of a Yama 5-cup = Vacpot. I want to make about 15-16 oz of coffee. Many of you have = suggested that too much water is left in the lower chamber. Can anyone = advise me of how much water is left below and if they have had any = success in brewing the quantity that I have suggested? Your responses = will be greatly appreciated.