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Posted Mon Aug 6, 2012, 10:39am
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put a mini gas stove in  Caravel lever coffee machine  instead of an original  electric heater it's good for outdoor espresso operate

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Posted Sun Sep 2, 2012, 11:14am
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That is too cute.  Does it work?

 
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Posted Sun Sep 2, 2012, 8:47pm
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yes this one work very good by gas heating ,it's easy to control temperature
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Posted Wed Sep 12, 2012, 11:02am
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I would love to see a write up on how you did it.

 
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Posted Fri Sep 14, 2012, 8:01pm
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I second the motion! Please do explain your process for this brilliant mod. That's awesome!

...And I thought I was overdoing it, luxurywise, by taking an air mattress with me camping. :)
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Posted Sat Sep 15, 2012, 8:22am
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I  disassemble it and show to photos wish you could understand how I down this one

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Posted Sat Sep 15, 2012, 8:25am
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Posted Sat Sep 15, 2012, 8:27am
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Posted Sat Sep 15, 2012, 10:29am
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I am unclear where the burner sits when finished, this replaces the electric heating unit?

 
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Posted Sun Sep 16, 2012, 12:16am
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yes :electric heating unit have been replaced by burner sits look this photo so you could clear

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