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    6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

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    At the sunbeam coffee school, the instructor recommended removing the plastic insert from the group handle.

    Easier said than done. Does anyone know how to remove it without smashing it?

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Firstly, around here its called a graeme.

    Removal is easy.

    First remove the spout.

    Then squeeze the end of the graeme together with a pair of tweezers or something similar.
    As you squeeze, push and it will pop out.

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    try taking of the spout and pushing it out backwards

    also try putting in hot water to expand the Ghandle a bit (might work?)


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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Thanks Guys.

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Personally...I leave my Graeme in :)

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 446362697F78534B6D766D0C0 link=1268814931/4#4 date=1268826887
    Personally...I leave my Graeme in *:)
    Have you seen what is under it?

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 102C312A202136232B20440 link=1268814931/5#5 date=1268829832
    Quote Originally Posted by 446362697F78534B6D766D0C0 link=1268814931/4#4 date=1268826887
    Personally...I leave my Graeme in *:)
    Have you seen what is under it?
    I tried to catch some of the little bests one day.. Buggers are nasty and that was with teh small group in a EM4800... Removed mine ASAP and then from every EM6910 I have and or get a look at..

    Love the look on teh faces of some as the furry stuff comes away... But the jelly really gets to me.. Shudder... And to think they then often blame Sunbeam.. Ever heard of cleaning and Maintenance ????


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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    I used a flat blade screw driver to push it back through once I removed the spout. Piece of cake. Even if you do break it trying to get it out it wont matter cause youll never want to use it again anyway ;)

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    hey Moray, did you do the School in Melbourne??
    if so i was there, i quite enjoyed it and now my milk texturing is coming along nicely. the Graeme is well worth removing, i just warm up my group handle for a bit longer now, defiantly dont miss the smelly little bugger. ;D

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Well I unscrewed the spout, and unclipped the Graeme (funny name).

    But unfortunatley the thread on the spout was cracked, and it fell apart. It must have been cracked for a while, as the exposed metal wasnt shiny, but brown and coffee stained.

    I will contact Sunbeam and see if they will replace it.

    @theredcapsicum, yes I went to the school in Melbourne. It was good, reinforced a lot of the info available here. The best bit was all the practicing, and the feedback on using the machine.

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 220D0406112E020D0204060E060D17630 link=1268814931/6#6 date=1268830395
    Quote Originally Posted by 102C312A202136232B20440 link=1268814931/5#5 date=1268829832
    Quote Originally Posted by 446362697F78534B6D766D0C0 link=1268814931/4#4 date=1268826887
    Personally...I leave my Graeme in *:)
    Have you seen what is under it?
    Ever heard of cleaning and Maintenance ????
    And that is why mine stays in 8-)

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 4765786B730A0 link=1268814931/9#9 date=1268903638
    Well I unscrewed the spout, and unclipped the Graeme (funny name).
    Quote Originally Posted by 7B475A414B4A5D48404B2F0 link=1239515728/15#15 date=1243768402
    The name was actually suggested by the user called DIG.
    You can read the whole story in the original post here:
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1188978543/4#4
    Quote Originally Posted by 4265646F797E554D6B706B0A0 link=1268814931/10#10 date=1268904716
    And that is why mine stays in
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1167134124/324#24



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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 694E4F4452557E66405B40210 link=1268814931/10#10 date=1268904716
    Quote Originally Posted by 220D0406112E020D0204060E060D17630 link=1268814931/6#6 date=1268830395
    Quote Originally Posted by 102C312A202136232B20440 link=1268814931/5#5 date=1268829832
    Quote Originally Posted by 446362697F78534B6D766D0C0 link=1268814931/4#4 date=1268826887
    Personally...I leave my Graeme in *:)
    Have you seen what is under it?
    Ever heard of cleaning and Maintenance ????
    And that is why mine stays in *8-)
    I guess you clean under it then ;D, do you keep it in for the "not properly warmed up" reason? or because it just came that way?

    either way, as long as its clean......all good [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    Quote Originally Posted by 4265646F797E554D6B706B0A0 link=1268814931/10#10 date=1268904716
    And that is why mine stays in
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1167134124/324#24


    [/QUOTE]

    Seems that man didnt do a good job of cleaning :)

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    Re: 6910 Group handle Plastic Insert

    [/QUOTE]

    And that is why mine stays in *8-) [/QUOTE]

    I guess you clean under it then ;D, do you keep it in for the "not properly warmed up" reason? or because it just came that way?

    either way, as long as its clean......all good [smiley=thumbsup.gif] [/QUOTE]


    Yep...I figure its there, it doesnt cause a problem if you clean it (pops out easily)...so leave it in during use.



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