Post a pic of your home espresso setup...

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jeffg
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Equipment: Vibiemme Domobar Super / Mazzer Mini
Location: Australia

Postby jeffg » Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:41 pm

I'm not aware of a thread that showcases member setups so thought I would start one. Here is my baby (mazzer mini, autotamp, vibiemme domobar super + e61 thermometer):

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Now I just need to add skills and might be getting somewhere. Newest editions are the E61 thermometer (which is the best thing to happen to my shots in a long time). And since I am a spaz with my tamping caved in and got an autotamp (so far it works as claimed).

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HB
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Real Name: Dan Kehn
Equipment: La Marzocco Strada, Elektra Microcasa a Leva, Compak K10 WBC
Location: Cary, NC
Interests: Happy family, exceptional espresso, fast cars.

Postby HB » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:12 am

Here's mine, originally posted in The birth of an espresso bar:

HB wrote:Below is a photo of HB's new research laboratory (center), warehouse (center-right), office (right), and employee fitness center (far left). Arranging space and hookups are still in progress, but I'm at least out of my wife's kitchen. The cabinets are prefabs from Lowes as is the countertop (brown faux marble Formica hides coffee very well). The wire shelves are from a local restaurant supply. The poster over the bar is a blowup of the friends of HB banner printed by Kinkos.

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Steve puts me to shame with his setup from New Espresso Bar....for your consideration:

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There's a huge flat panel TV above the bar behind the cabinet doors; he says it's for his latte art demonstrations. If you're looking for ideas, check out the threads Espresso Shrines and Photos of Kitchen Coffee Set-up on CoffeeGeek.
Dan Kehn

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mogogear
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Real Name: greg moore
Equipment: Levers..... had most of 'em. Have a custom Olympia Cremina
Location: NEPDX
Interests: Espresso and steam

Postby mogogear » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:23 am

Ok- here goes the infiltrator from LMWDP... 8)

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Olympia Cremina - with "Espressme" handles
Bezzera "Family" Club-
Nuova Simonelli MCF
greg moore

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LMWDP #067

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TimEggers
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Interests: Cellphones, Coffee, Code, Beer, Beards and Heavy Metal.

Postby TimEggers » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:37 am

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Mazzer Super Jolly and Quickmill Anita. Only thing I need is a Lever!

cedar
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Location: Eugene OR / Victoria BC

Postby cedar » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:39 am

Greg, do you notice a difference in the shots from your two (lovely) lever machines?

Gregg K
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Real Name: Gregg Kuljian
Equipment: Reneka Techno Mazzer Mini
Location: Mendocino, California
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Postby Gregg K » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:54 am

My unflattering espresso corner.

I posted it to unveil my world debut of two items. My preferred tamper, consisting of a long bar for extra control. AND, the sliding bean doser, which is still in it's prototype stage.

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sultanoswing
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Real Name: Curtis Walker
Equipment: Mazzer Major, Wega EPU 'Airy' Commercial 1-Group
Location: New Zealand

Postby sultanoswing » Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:12 am

Mine:

Sitting on the washing machine, plumbed in, bucket out.

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...and on the opposite bench:

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A sweet sight for tired eyes every morning!

we love to make things and we also love coffee
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Coffeecritter
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Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:10 pm
Real Name: Susan Shields
Equipment: Elektra A-3, Olympia Cremina 67 (X2), Macap MK7R, Behmor 1600, Faemina
Location: Fort Worth, Texas USA
Interests: Underwater photography

Postby Coffeecritter » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:29 am

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Upgrade fever struck! :shock: Elektra A-3 and Macap M7K. 17" counter depth necessitated moving the front feet of the Elektra back 3" and the 24 1/2" cabinet clearance required chopping the hopper of the grinder.

The cabinets below the bar house the water filtration system, SC/GG roaster, greens stash and all the other paraphernalia.

Sue
Life's too short to live in Dallas!

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naked_barista
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Real Name: Larry Laurel
Equipment: GS3, Macap M4
Location: Philadelphia, PA USA

Postby naked_barista » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:19 am

The Pride 'n' Joy...

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I am SO glad that my espresso is better than my photography :)
larry at laurelnet dot com

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Randy G.
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Equipment: Vibiemme DD, Mazzer Kony, 4 Hottops, Espro Presses, Beko, Hario, Bunn A10 modded, Clarity, etc.
Location: Yankee Hill, CA
Interests: Coffee, German Shepherds, Blues Harmonica

Postby Randy G. » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:30 am

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Cart- J.C. Penny
Machine- Vibiemme Domobar Super
Grinder- Rocky (to be replaced very soon)
Espresso! My Espresso!
http://www.EspressoMyEspresso.com