yakster Senior Member Joined: 25 Feb 2009 Posts: 1,043 Location: San Jose, CA Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Gaggia Factory / La Peppina... Grinder: Vario / Kyocera Vac Pot: Yama 8 + Pyrex Lox-in Rod Drip: Brazen / Kalita / Chemex /... Roaster: Behmor
Posted Wed Nov 21, 2012, 3:18pm Subject: Re: SCORE! (sort of) at Thrift Store
Excellent score, I once found an eight cup Chemex at a thrift store and didn't hesitate.
Since I've broken two Chemexes (including my thrift store score) I have two wood collar sets extra, I'd be willing to post one to you if you like if you cover shipping... just email me if you want to work out the details.
TheBigDripper Senior Member Joined: 5 Jun 2012 Posts: 50 Location: Texas Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Bialetti 6-cup moka pot Grinder: Vintage Zassenhaus Drip: Too many too list
Posted Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:14pm Subject: Re: SCORE! (sort of) at Thrift Store
I scored a 12-cup Vesuviana at the Goodwill warehouse (or whatever it was) a couple of months ago...they charged by *weight*. $4 and some change, but it didn't have the pot. I bought a set of gaskets from orpahnespresso, and a pot off ebay (turned out to be a 9-cup...my bad), and cleaned it up. Worked nicely.
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