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Topic: Uncanny Quiet (10 msgs / 221 lines)
1) From: John Abbott
I just came back from a Mall Attack.  I fired up my computer - and ...
nothing!  Not a single message! This isn't normal for this list.  Have
we been attacked and I'm just the last to see the mushroom clouds?
There were several upscale stores selling Orville Redenbaker  air
poppers - looked suspeciously like Poppery units.  $19 in the box.  So
they'll be $2 in the thrift stores soon.
My BIG bag of El Salvador Bourbon arrived last night and I roasted some.
Just pulled a short shot. NICE!
John - life is indeed good in the slow lane!

2) From: gin
John:
I actually thought it was my satellite but since you just sent a message,
and I have sent some to myself from other accounts it looks like the server
for the SW list is goofy again.
ginny
I also thought MM had me kicked off the list!

3) From: miKe mcKoffee

4) From: John Abbott
                On Fri, 2003-07-11 at 21:10, jason molinari wrote:
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Or, you can do what Ben talked me into doing. I just installed a line
from my refrigerator filter to the tank on the Solis Master. A small
valve (butterfly knob) and I can fill my tank with filtered water when
its ready. No modification to anything except the ice making line. Works
like a champ - took about an hour to buy and install - and it doesn't
take long to fill.  I think that an auto filling tank would get me in
trouble because the "knock box (puck ejection box)": needs emptying
every other time I fill.
John - Looking forward to December and a larger home :-)

5) From: Terry Stockdale
At 05:20 PM 7/11/2003 -0700, you wrote:
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That's the Liquid Amber.  Pretty tasty from my Hottop.
My wife is starting to look at me funny.  Seems like there's a package of 
coffee arriving from Sweet Maria's every 10 days.  I'm running out of room 
in the cabinets she's allowed me...
Today I dropped the hint about moving Rocky and Silvia to the other side of 
the kitchen so I can hook up to the refrigerator's water line.  Initially, 
I'll probably add copper tubing and a manual valve to just dump water into 
Silvia's reservior.    Later I might consider piping up to Silvia's 
pump.  The catch is that the Silvia has two hoses, not one.  I think one is 
the overpressure return line.  That would preclude eliminating the 
reservior unless I pipe it up to the drain, which I'm not likely to do 
that.   Maybe I can put a solenoid operated valve on the water line and 
mount a pushbutton behind Silvia.
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                     Terry Stockdale --  Baton Rouge, LA
6.5 billion kilograms of coffee are grown each year -- but, I'm picky!
                     Website: http://espresso.dadstoy.net

6) From: jason molinari
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Or you can do what i did on my isomac and leave your resevoir on and get a 
mini float and connect the water to that.
check :  http://www.thevalveshop.com/menu/manual/kerick/kerickm.htmlI dont know what size the silvia resevoir is, and if this'll fit..but take 
some measurements, i love my setup...
jason

7) From: jason molinari
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Or you can do what i did on my isomac and leave your resevoir on and get a 
mini float and connect the water to that.
check :  http://www.thevalveshop.com/menu/manual/kerick/kerickm.htmlI dont know what size the silvia resevoir is, and if this'll fit..but take 
some measurements, i love my setup...
jason

8) From: jim gundlach
On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 08:39  PM, Terry Stockdale wrote:
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Today I dropped the hint about moving Rocky and Silvia to the
other side of the kitchen so I can hook up to the refrigerator's water
line.  Initially, I'll probably add copper tubing and a manual valve
to just dump water into Silvia's reservior.    Later I might consider
piping up to Silvia's pump.  The catch is that the Silvia has two
hoses, not one.  I think one is the overpressure return line.  That
would preclude eliminating the reservior unless I pipe it up to the
drain, which I'm not likely to do that.   Maybe I can put a solenoid
operated valve on the water line and mount a pushbutton behind Silvia.
I have been looking at a less extreme approach.  I found the
following float valve on page 403 of the McMaster-Carr online catalog
which should simply fit in the tank and all I have to do is bring a
line like the one that goes to an ice maker through a hole in the tank
lid.  
Verdana7973K48 
VerdanaFloat Valve
Assembly With Reservoir Top/Vertical Inlet Connections, 1/4" Comp Nut 
Times$   32.23  Each 
Jim Gundlach

9) From: jim gundlach
On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 09:10  PM, jason molinari wrote:
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The Silvia would need a float valve that mounted through the top.  The 
pictures are a little small but it looks like they require mounting 
through a vwerical tank wall.
    Excuse the typo's but I think I broke a finger today and I make more 
mistakes and it hurts to go back and correct.
    It just occurred to me that I could mount a vertical wall off the 
top that I could bring a line down to.  It would be a lot cheaper than 
the McMasrwe-Carr option.
Jim Gundlach.

10) From: jim gundlach
Jason,
    What are the dimensions of your float valve?  I can't seem to find 
them on the site.  It looks like it may be no more than five inches 
long.
Jim Gundlach
On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 09:10  PM, jason molinari wrote:
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