An Idiot Abroad (Burnt Out Element)

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An Idiot Abroad (Burnt Out Element)

Unread postby MonsieurBadgerCheese » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:53 am

Bonjour,

I was boiling water the day before Brew Day. Here's what happens when you think you've switched off the BM, but in fact you haven't, and it boils dry over night!

Burnt Element.jpg


Burnt Element Close Up.jpg


My order of a new element from Speidel was with me within 3 days. With the help of Nesto's instructions (here) I was able to replace the element quite easily. Thanks Nesto!

New Element.jpg


I have many more photo's of the disassembly and reassembly process if anyone is interested.

Lesson learnt. After you think you have switched off the BM, unplug it from the wall! :oops:

MBC :)
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Re: An Idiot Abroad (Burnt Out Element)

Unread postby MattSR » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:28 am

I’m definitely interested in a more detailed write up!
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Re: An Idiot Abroad (Burnt Out Element)

Unread postby mashy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:05 am

Wow. Lesson for everyone there.
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