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Take it apart

I got some insects in it and want to take it apart and clean it

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  • David Marais Dec 10, 2012

    Managed to grip the screws with some pliers and get them loose cleaned then re-assembled the coffee maker after cutting slots in the screws with a dremel.

  • David Marais Dec 10, 2012

    The screws are some oblong heads that require a special tool.



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To make a tool to remove the oval screws. Take a 3 inch hinge pin and use a 9/64 inch drill bit. Drill a hole in the bottom of the hinge pin about 1/8 inch deep. Make sure this fits over the oval screws. Take the hinge pin with the hole in the bottom and squeeze it together in a vice.

squeeze it a fraction until it will lock onto the oval screws. Use a vice grip plyers to hold the tool as you turn it, It worked for me. Bobby Rice

Posted on Feb 24, 2013


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