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It took me an embarrassingly long time to realize the purpose of this hexagon shaped funnel, so I am sharing this via a self posted answer. The hexagon funnel has three purposes: It is a funnel to make it easier to pour your ground coffee into the aeropress opening. It is a funnel for cups with a small opening at the top. The image shows a shot-glass as ...


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It looks like a burr grinder, as opposed to a blade grinder. Burr grinders give a more consistent grind size, which is why they're preferred over blade grinders. My guess is it's made of steel, but it does look tarnished. You might take it apart and polish it to create a smoother grinding surface. The wood on the inside might be difficult to clean of ...


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Elektra Belle Epoque P1C: See this page: http://www.elektrasrl.com/belle_epoque_2grel_cr.php You can still buy these, they are very expensive of course, I don't think there is anything particularly special other than the design and finish: http://www.elektrasrl.com/belle_epoque_details.php The home version is this one: http://www.elektrasrl.com/...


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This is a vacuum coffee maker or siphon. The invention is nearly 200 years old and uses the physical principles of vapor pressure and vacuum. When placed on a heat source, boiling water creates steam and thus pressure in the bottom compartment. Hot water from the lower pot is pushed through a (glass) tube into the upper part, where it meets the ground ...


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This may be an anecdotal answer, but it's coming from a friend that really cares that their aluminium moka pot stays in a prime condition as long as possible: If you want to minimize visual changes in your moka pot, make sure to rinse it (do not use soap) right after use, wipe it with a dry cloth afterwards, and do not reassemble it until it's dry (as it ...


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