Originally Posted by brazilrocker25
thats an odd contraption, i cant help but wonder, wouldnt the bowl under the base heat up the water during the session?
Yea, thats what it looks like. There are some other models ive found that have just a small tube popping out of the top, then you put the tray and stem on that tube. Then the bottom is just storage for when its not in use. But as long as you put enough ice in it, it shouldnt heat up that much.