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Sunbeam Coffee Master
dja
Ok, I bought a Sunbeam coffee Master Vac Pot, only problem is that it is missing a couple peices.

The tube that the water goes up and down I can make, no problem.
Cord I can find.
Cloth Filter, it had plenty of em inside.

Gasket that goes between the bowls, I can't make, and have no idea where to locate one, so come on guy's help me out. Who knows were to aquire a new gasket???????????Shock
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Koffee Kosmo

If I can see what is required I may be able to suggest a product

If its a regular looking gasket
I suggest a sheet of the appropriate thickness automotive rubberised cork It will handle the heat,water, and will expand and contract

Perhaps a good idea is to contact "Sunbeam" and see if they have an e-mail address or phone number you can call.

Good luck

KK
My web site > koffeekosmo.com.au I home roast and I like it :P
Blog - http://koffeekosm...gspot.com/
Bezzera Strega: BNZ MD74 Grinder: 5 Box hand grinders: Pullman Tamper Convex: (KKTO) Turbo Oven Home Roaster: CONA Glass Rod Syphon: Pyrex Brewer:
 
koffeekosmo.com.au
dja
I haven't taken a picture of the coffee maker yet, its a 40's 50's sunbeam coffee master c-20-a model.
its missing the gasket that goes between the two pots and the tube that the water percs up thru to the top pot.

If I could find someone that has one and they would take some measurements of the tube I can make it.

The gasket I don't know if a flat rubber gasket will work or not, I have both 1/8 and 1/4 high temp red rubber that I am going to try and see if it will seal, but without the tube there is no way to know if the pot will make coffee.

This thing is a beautiful heavy crome art deco pot will post a pic later this today.

David.
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dja
Fixed missing parts problem, won two nice looking sunbeam c-20's on evil bay today!!!!!, still cheaper than buying a vintage Cory pot.GrinThumbsUpRoflmao
Edited by dja on 07/18/2010 21:01
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Koffee Kosmo
dja wrote:
Fixed missing parts problem, won two nice looking sunbeam c-20's on evil bay today!!!!!, still cheaper than buying a vintage Cory pot.GrinThumbsUpRoflmao


Smart thinking
I must confess that I have done similar when the need arose

KK
My web site > koffeekosmo.com.au I home roast and I like it :P
Blog - http://koffeekosm...gspot.com/
Bezzera Strega: BNZ MD74 Grinder: 5 Box hand grinders: Pullman Tamper Convex: (KKTO) Turbo Oven Home Roaster: CONA Glass Rod Syphon: Pyrex Brewer:
 
koffeekosmo.com.au
dja
here's a pic of the one of the pots that I won on evil bay.....
Edited by dja on 07/19/2010 16:35
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dja
guess it ain't gonna let me post some pictures
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Koffee Kosmo
dja wrote:
guess it ain't gonna let me post some pictures


Check the size of the file as it may be to large
If that is the case resize the photo

KK
My web site > koffeekosmo.com.au I home roast and I like it :P
Blog - http://koffeekosm...gspot.com/
Bezzera Strega: BNZ MD74 Grinder: 5 Box hand grinders: Pullman Tamper Convex: (KKTO) Turbo Oven Home Roaster: CONA Glass Rod Syphon: Pyrex Brewer:
 
koffeekosmo.com.au
dja
another shot at posting a pictureRoflmao

Still not working guess I'll just have to quit using them cheapo downloaded internet pics and use the good one I'm fix'n to take.
Edited by dja on 07/23/2010 02:59
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allenb
David,

I've got a Cory Nicro stovetop and Cory electric vacuum brewer with functional gaskets but give off a burnt tire aroma which you can smell in the brew (nasty).

I can find old gaskets out there but they will most likely have the same problem due to being old.

I understand you know of a way to make your own?

Allen
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
dja
easiest way is to make a mold out of silicone using a functional gasket as a pattern, then use the two part mold to make however many gaskets you need.
if it lots of gaskets that your wanting I would go to someone that is in the business of making gaskets.
if its just say 10 0r 15 gaskets then I would go to someone like Freemans Foundy Supply. they sell a sample kit that has enough of the materials you would need to make a mold of a gasket then all you have to do is find food safe Silicone in a liquid form to pour the mold with. and volia you have your nice new and whatever designer color gasket you want in your hand 2 to 24 hours later. I don't know the setup time on the rubber products.
it would be a nice winter basement project, if your wanting to make a couple hundred gaskets I would proof in the rubber fashion, then make aluminum injection mold for the run.
I'm suprised that someone hasn't already did this. some people will just clean the bottom of the pot pile siicone adhesive one one of the pots then push them together. sometimes it works, sometimes it don't
Any questions give a shout!
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dja
oh, yea that answer your question.;)
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allenb
Thanks for the info. I thought these brewers would have to stay in moth balls forever.

I'm going to do some looking around to see if I can get hold of a sample kit and give it a try. I'll only be making a couple each.

Allen
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
dja
follow this link and nose around they have some vids that will show you what you want to know better then I can tell you


ok give me a minute, gotta go find the link
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dja
http://www.freema...erV340.htm

try this link
Edited by dja on 07/23/2010 20:07
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dja
:trink35:be sure and check out the vid libary, it will show you what you want.
Edited by dja on 07/23/2010 20:08
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dja
received one of my evil-bay vacpots yesterday:BigHug:, and let me tell you the games have began.

don't ask how, but I managed to overflow the thing when it brewed, now there's a mess you don't want the wife to find if'n your married.Roflmao
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dja
Ok received my Sunbeam Coffee Master C-30 A that I was fortunate enough to aquire in a EBay auction, haven't been able to try it out yet due to ending up in the hospital.
Thats going to change in the morning, hospital coffee leaves a lot to be desired, as matter of fact I don't desire it at all.

For anyone with one of these coffee pots, I have lucked onto a site that has replacement gaskets for some of the models. So anyone with a gasket that leaves your morning cup tasting like and ole truck tire, or that has stopped using your Sunbeam Vac Pot due to this awful taste may want to check it out.

Check out http://www.dayseal.com/
I emailed them and they said that they would have gaskets availble for the C-30 and the C-20 models in approximately thirty days. this is not an advertisement for the outift just pasing along some infor that I found that may help other people with their coffee makers.ThumbsUp
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dja
this is one of my C-20 Coffee Master Pots.

Well it seems like I still am not able to post pictures on here.
Edited by dja on 08/13/2010 23:08
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allenb
dja wrote:
this is one of my C-20 Coffee Master Pots.

Well it seems like I still am not able to post pictures on here.


David,

Shoot me a PM with the file name of the photo and image size.

Allen
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
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