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Bialetti 18-cup coffee pot: gasket needed...

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LittleBee Aug 19, 2011 08:59 AM

Hi,
I have a wonderful 18-cup Bialetti coffee pot that I got as a gift, but now I need to replace the rubber gasket, and cannot find one larger than the 12-cup size, in any of the coffee-and-supplies shops I've been in. I went to the ones on St. Laurent near Jean Talon (about 5 of them) and struck out.
From outside edge to outside edge, the gasket I need measures 95 mm, but all I can come up with are 90mm ones.
Even someone I ordered from online who promised they'd fit the 18-cup pot wound up sending me 90 mm gaskets. So sad...
Anyone have any suggestions? Friends with spare gaskets lying around?
Thanks in advance!

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    LittleBee Aug 19, 2011 09:00 AM

    I'm sorry this isn't really about food...

    1. kpzoo Aug 19, 2011 09:05 AM

      Try contacting the Canadian Bialetti distributor:

      Bialetti
      c/o Stonehaven Group
      1880 Ellice Avenue
      Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0B9

      toll free:
      1-800-667-4978

      e-mail: info@stonehavengroup.ca

      Good luck!

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        LittleBee Feb 9, 2012 07:42 AM

        I have an update. In fact i realized later my pot wasn't really a Bialetti, but a "bialetti-type" pot so it wasn't the same size standard. Never found the right gasket for it so gave up and bought the largest true Bialetti pot I could find, which has solved the gasket problem.

        Thanks for your suggestion, kpzoo!

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