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Coffee Storage Devices - Timothy A. Nitz's Review
Posted: April 13, 2001, 2:51pm
review rating: 7.0
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Toto Di Torretta 7.16
Timothy A. Nitz 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 4.0
Product Reviewed: Starbucks SS Vacuum Containers
Manufacturer: ? Quality: 4
Average Price: Varies Usability: 6
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 2
Where Bought: Aesthetics 4
Owned for: 1 month Overall 4
Writer's Expertise: Intermediate Would Buy Again: n/a
Similar Items Owned: Not entered
Bottom Line: Overpriced with VERY poor sealing
Positive Product Points

Good looking, stainless steel. Solid metal construction.

Negative Product Points

Price ($20 USD). Flimsy silicon seal that is certain to tear or not line up correctly.

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OK, I bought this for its looks and it does look great. But it‘s not a great, not even good, solution for storing coffee and it‘s much overpriced. A glass jar would be a much more economical and long-lasting solution for much less $$.

The basic problem is that the silicon seal used is prone to ripping. The design of the cannister forces the seal away from the hinge and the rather sharp edge of the lower cannister tends to cut into the silicon seal. The end result is the the seal tears along the lines where the cannister mouth and lid meet. Unless you have ready access to buying white gasket material in small amounts locally (I have to buy 18‘ of it at a time at about $3/ft)there‘s simply no easy way to make these canisters usable economically.

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