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It’s not often that two of my obsessions combine, but that’s what happened when I bought a new coffee maker a couple months ago.

The machine in question, Technivorm’s Moccamaster, makes a pretty good cup with its own standard dripper. But after reading about how some users have swapped in their favorite pour over drippers instead, my inner techie and coffee snob merged, and an especially nerdy brewing plan arose.

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