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Bodum Santos Electronic - Gustav Stanowitz's Review
Posted: August 9, 2006, 5:04pm
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Arrow The Bodum Santos Electronic has 61 Reviews
Arrow The Bodum Santos Electronic has been rated 6.97 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Don Paquette 9.25
George Swanson 9.00
Jim Pellegrini 9.00
Tarik Ghbeish 8.90
Scott Boje 8.83

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 3.6
Manufacturer: Bodum Quality: 0
Average Price: $100.00 Usability: 6
Price Paid: $88.00 Cost vs. Value 3
Where Bought: Kitchensetc.com Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 2 years Overall 2
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: A vac pot that makes good coffee-IF YOU GET ONE THAT WORKS!
Positive Product Points

Nice styling
Easy to use

Negative Product Points

Quality is garbage
coffee stains the plastic
hard to clean

Detailed Commentary

I purchased this brewer online through Kitchensetc.com.  For the first three months the unit worked great, then the heating element burned out.  I sent it in for service and was sent a new upper unit (the pot with heating element).  That fix lasted 6 months, then it conked out.  I sent the entire unit (base,  pot, and upper coffee holder) in for service.  A month later I was sent an entire new unit in blue instead of clear.   That one lasted 4 month  before burning out.  I raised Cain wiht the folks at Bodum Service regarding this product.  They basically said "tough cookies, warranty is up, now you have to pay for repairs.

When it worked it made good coffee.   Otherwise it is a consumer nightmare if anything goes wrong.

Buying Experience

The folks at kitchensetc.com (actually their predecessor) were very helpful.

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