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JackH
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· 05/27/2020 3:01 PM
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Hey Ed. Thanks. roar

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moka pots leaking
xoffender
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I have a 3 and 6 cup bialetti moka pots. After several yrs of use both started leaking around the screw top lid area, so I thought it was time to get new gaskets. Same problem, didn't help at all, coffee leaks out and causes a terrible burn on my glass top stove. So I buy new gaskets and metal screens. Still leaks. Tried using teflon tape on the screw top threads but did not help. Any way to salvage these pots short of buying new ones? I'd hate to have to do that since both units have such nice seasoning and patina and make excellent coffee. Any guidance is appreciated.
 
JackH
The only thing I can think of is too fine a grind which can block the filter and prevent the water from traveling upward.

Also make sure the threads are clean. I read somewhere using veg oil on the threads and screwing the pieces in and out, then wiping the threads clean.
---Jack

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snwcmpr
I got a SS Bialetti on ebay. After I tried it a few times, and it leaked, I saw that the leak was a very fine crack perpendicular to the threads.
Look closely with an eye loupe and see if you have a crack somewhere.

Oh, another thing. Are you packing the grind? I do not.
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