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I have a Bodum Mocca Electric Coffee Maker model No 1178 and the seal ring has spread and no longer fits. I can find nothing online about where to get replacements. Could you please help?

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  • comm violin May 02, 2008

    to make the seal you need a really solid compass or divider and then having sharpened one point you need to cut a series of patterns out of card to test the fit first then when fitting the plastic version place the sheet surface foam side up and it will stay put much better. It is probably a good idea to make a few spares while you are about it. Enjoy your coffee!!

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Thank you for your response. I intend to try and make a seal for myself first as I don't want to pay the fee untill I know it is strictly necessary. I have some sheet vinyl flooring which is compressible and about the same thickness so it shoyule be quite easy to cut a washer to the precise size using a compass one point of which has been sharpened to slice through this material. If ir works I shall let y out know.

Many thanks.


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