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#149029 - 05/21/08 12:25 AM What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ?
Sadie Offline
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Registered: 10/08/04
Posts: 1274
Loc: MD
I have had it with the automatic coffee makers . I had a Kulps and it broke down and leaked all over my counter in the kitchen . Then it was the "Cuisinart "that stopped all together after only six months . So, I went out and purchases what mom always swear buy and they still make them the "Farbarware" Perk coffee maker and it makes the faster and hottest coffee, and the best I have ever tasted . Now ,I did call the company and they are sending me a new coffee pot and sending the broken on back to them , and getting a new one , but will give it to a friend .

What is your favorite coffee pot ? How long have you had it ? Has anyone still using the Farberware stainless steel pots, beside me . Love to hear about your stories .


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#149030 - 05/21/08 04:52 AM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: Sadie]
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Registered: 07/07/03
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Loc: Orange County, California
Our main coffee maker is Gevalia, set to go off at 9am every day. We also have an older Proctor Silex basic model (no timer) that we use when cleaning the Gevalia. Also something from Black and Decker that makes single serving from pods, but the pods don't taste that great.
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#149031 - 05/21/08 12:25 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: meredithbead]
jawjaw Offline
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Registered: 07/02/03
Posts: 12025
Loc: Alabama
I have an old el cheapo Mr. Coffee maker. I had Mr. Coffee Maker before this one and it lasted fifteen years. Under the counter thing. This one is on the counter and I crawl to it every single morning and push the button. It has an automatic timer so that it shuts off after a while in case one should forget to turn it off (who would do that? And you are???)....so I love my coffeemaker and I've never had one bit of problems with it. My mom has one of those expensive BUNN's and this is her second one. It has given her more problems than you can imagine.

She also has a perk one and loves it. Swears by it. She uses it now more than the Bunn.

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#149032 - 05/21/08 06:19 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: jawjaw]
gims Offline
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Registered: 01/16/07
Posts: 3404
Loc: USA
We have the Hamilton Beach Brew Station Plus... the second one and it leaks on the counter like the first one did.
I'm about ready to find an old CorningWare perk. We go through coffee makers a bit too much. Tried all the popular ones, I think.

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#149033 - 05/21/08 07:19 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: gims]
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Registered: 08/22/07
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Loc: Southern Maine, USA
WHat IS it about leaking coffee pots????? I've had 3 in a row over a year and a half. Right now we have a black and decker automatic and this one will also occasionally dump coffee from the bottom!
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#149034 - 05/21/08 08:06 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: ladyjane]
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Registered: 07/09/08
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Hey, maybe we are on to something. I also have a Mr Coffee coffe maker that I've had for about 20 years. I don't use it that often, but when I do, it always works like a dream.
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#149035 - 05/21/08 09:09 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ?
chatty lady Offline
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I have one that makes two cups and two cups only. I don't drink coffee but have a friend that does, so this is perfect and its such a cute little thing.
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#149036 - 05/22/08 12:09 AM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: chatty lady]
Di Offline
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Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 2798
Loc: NM, transplant from NJ
WE got a FREE 4-cupper from Gevalia several years ago and DH has been using it to death...at least 10 years now.

I don't drink coffee but it works for him!!

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#149037 - 05/22/08 02:29 AM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: Di]
Sadie Offline
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Registered: 10/08/04
Posts: 1274
Loc: MD
Di,
I have heard those Gevalia are really good coffee makers , but I am tired of leaking puts and those that stop on me . I went with the Farberware perk and just love it now . No more auto drip for me. I just plug it in and away it perks , but you have to remember to unplug it , but still stays hot . My SIL had a Mr. Coffee that worked very well when we were their in Ala .

I say if the pot no matter what brand it is if it works after all these years , keep it .



Edited by Renee (05/22/08 02:30 AM)
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#149038 - 05/29/08 01:59 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: Sadie]
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Registered: 05/29/08
Posts: 3
Loc: Alabama
After saving up some Amazon gift codes, I treated myself to a Zojirushi coffee maker a couple of years ago. Man, we LOVE this thing. Hubby and I are both big on coffee...have it in the morning to get going, and after dinner (we eat early due to his schedule) with a little piece of dark chocolate as our "dessert". We've always just had Mr. Coffee's and such before the Zoji. What we love is that it makes an insulated carafe of coffee that will stay hot for over two hours. This really came in handy when youngest son came home from college and got up later. I didn't have to make another pot. And since there's no warmer plate on the bottom, the coffee doesn't get that bitter taste, it's just tastes like it was fresh made.

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#149039 - 05/29/08 08:32 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: vbamother]
writegirl1949 Offline
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Registered: 06/02/05
Posts: 191
Loc: Arizona
One of my favorite subjects ... coffee, that is.

Any recommendations on good coffee. We no longer have a Dunkin Donuts but we bought their coffee at CostCo and I'm liking it but we won't be making another trip there for a while. I enjoy a rich cup of coffee.

Any suggestions???
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#149040 - 05/29/08 08:49 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: writegirl1949]
jawjaw Offline
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Registered: 07/02/03
Posts: 12025
Loc: Alabama
vbamother, what a great testament for that particular coffee pot. I've never heard of it, but I will be checking it out.

I am a Folgers coffee drinker, and sometimes Maxwell House. But one thing I'm finding is that I love to try other brands nowadays. It's fun if you can get some of their small tester sizes and don't have to spend a fortune. I don't normally like the flavored coffees for my morning jump start...but in the afternoon, bring it on. I don't remember the brands I've tried writergirl, but I'll pay more attention in the future and maybe I can tell you some at a later date.

I've given up practically everything I love...but if I had to give up my coffee...just shoot me.

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#149041 - 06/08/08 08:26 PM Re: What Type of Coffe Pot Do you Use ? [Re: jawjaw]
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Registered: 06/06/08
Posts: 36
Loc: California
I've tried almost every kind of coffee maker. I bought an electric drip pot, a french press, and ended up with a 2 cup Mr. Coffee.

We rec'd a Tassimo one Christmas and I thought I'd never use it, but it's super easy for one cup. Target carries the pods and they have French Vanilla and chai tea and starbucks, etc.

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