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    Modifying a sunbeam 4810 bread machine

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    Greetings,

    First post here ;-) Howdy all!

    Ive just bought a sunbeam 4810-1 automatic breadmaker at a thrift store for $4. Im psyched to get started with it but a couple of issues:
    - there apparently isnt a dedicated kneading cycle (meaning one that I can just turn on and it continue to spin the paddle with the bread machine putting out heat) so I think Im going to have to do some work on the electronics. Anyone have an links to people who may have done this before?
    - the container is coated with teflon (of course). Whats the bottom line; is everyone throwing out the pot/container that comes with it and getting another stainless one or are they grinding the teflon off? Or just not even worrying about it? Im looking for a stainless pot myself but havent had any luck finding one thats the right size yet.

    Thanks
    JR

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    Re: Modifying a sunbeam 4810 bread machine

    I guess I should add too that, unlike some people who just let their BMs run for the first 5 minute mixing cycle, my Sunbeam has an annoying and, I suspect, unacceptable 1-2 second pause every 5-10 seconds or so after it starts the kneading cycle proper. *It seems that itd be enough to burn the beans. *Hence my thinking that Ill have to come up with another solution.

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    Re: Modifying a sunbeam 4810 bread machine

    If youre worried about the Teflon, others have sanded it off so do the same.
    Personally I wasnt bothered.
    I doubt youll find anything the right size to replace the existing pan.

    If you think youll need to direct wire the motor, find a qualified electrician.

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    Re: Modifying a sunbeam 4810 bread machine

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    On most of the BMs it is a very simple mod to run the motor off a switch but as TG says its best to get a sparky to do it.

    if you supply the switch and remove most of the top panels and remove the screws in the case the job itself would take about 5 mins.

    then they can check the earth and test for you and make sure your safe.

    mine has teflon and have not noticed any of it coming realyl off yet.






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