JPF Senior Member Joined: 3 Jun 2010 Posts: 223 Location: NJ Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Mini Vivaldi, Pre-millenium... Grinder: Dosered SJ, Resurrected... Vac Pot: Yama Siphon Drip: Technivorm Roaster: Behmor, Poppery I
Posted Sun Nov 28, 2010, 7:12am Subject: Re: I am giving up on Bunn...who makes a great coffee maker?
... I really don't want to spring for a Technivorm but am starting to realize I might have to as no-one seems to be able to match the positivites of this model for less without affecting the quality, reliability or (most importantly) control over the brew.
I was in the same situation right before the phase brew was available. I was going to get a Bunn BTX, but read more than few reviews that said it brewed too quickly. The water ran right through the grounds. I didn't want to wait for the Phase Brew HT to come out, so I went with the Techinvorm 10 cup thermal, and haven't looked back. It's the best drip I ever had. I use Sweet Maria's recommendations....stir grounds as the filter fills, then 1/2 drip for 6 cups or less, full drip for more. I can't fiddle with a cone in the morning b/c of time and I'm making for my wife too. My wife, who doesn't like to spend money says the Technivorm is worth every penny.
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