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Strange Percolator Sounds
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Post# 954861   8/27/2017 at 14:48 (271 days old) by beekeyknee (Columbia, MO)        

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Has anyone had any actual experience with this brand and model of percolator? I've never heard of a Society percolator. I wonder if all Society percolators make this sound or just this model? I would buy one just for this sound. When I heard it I started laughing immediately. There are other designs I like better, but I can always buy another one for looks. What designs do you all like.

Post# 954862 , Reply# 1   8/27/2017 at 14:50 (271 days old) by beekeyknee (Columbia, MO)        

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That didn't work out so well. Try link.


Post# 954868 , Reply# 2   8/27/2017 at 15:01 (271 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Sounds a little like my mom's old West Bend 30-cupper.  Strange that such a refined looking percolator with a name like "Society" would make such a gutteral racket.


If you really want to hear an oddball percolator, listen to a Jet-O-Matic sometime!

Post# 954869 , Reply# 3   8/27/2017 at 15:07 (271 days old) by beekeyknee (Columbia, MO)        

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The Society one sounds like it's moaning. I think that's what made me laugh. I'll check out the Jet-O-Matic. Anyone else on funny sounds and good designs?

Post# 954872 , Reply# 4   8/27/2017 at 15:15 (271 days old) by beekeyknee (Columbia, MO)        

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I can't find any You tube videos of the Jet-O-Matic in action.

Post# 954876 , Reply# 5   8/27/2017 at 15:34 (271 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Jet O Matics make terrible coffee, but sound like like a flatulent  old fart with a tight sphincter. They shoot a blend of steam and water through the tube and it is apparently too cool to properly extract flavor from the grounds. Jet O Matics were made in Mississippi and were sold under a number of names, like a cheap whore, three of which are Duncan Hines (from when he had a rep as a restaurant critic and would sell his name like another cheap whore to be put on anything from cookware to restaurants), Saladmaster and Amway, a name on which we do not need to elaborate, but it is fitting for a coffee pot that does not brew good coffee and wastes perfectly good ground coffee. I think the Saladmaster brewer was mostly given away with exorbitantly priced sets of cookware.

Post# 954886 , Reply# 6   8/27/2017 at 16:13 (271 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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I swear I've seen a video of a Jet-O-Matic in action, but couldn't find one either when I just checked.

Post# 955086 , Reply# 7   8/28/2017 at 18:23 (270 days old) by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        

My Aunt Eloise and Uncle TW, who lived in Ocean Springs, MS had one of these. I don't drink coffee, so can't say how it turned out.

Post# 955110 , Reply# 8   8/28/2017 at 20:47 (270 days old) by petek (Ontari ari ari O )        

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Hmmm I thought I'd made a video of my Jet O Matic years ago on youtube but apparently not.  I never made coffee in it.. just tried it out to see if it worked, it did and made an interesting jet like sound but that was it. 


Post# 955162 , Reply# 9   8/29/2017 at 08:48 (269 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        

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Sounds like that pot is still sleeping...


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