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Postby jeffg » 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):


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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Postby HB » 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.


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


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

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


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


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

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Postby cedar » Oct 30, 2007, 12:39 am

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

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Postby Gregg K » 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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Postby sultanoswing » Oct 30, 2007, 6:12 am


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


...and on the opposite bench:


A sweet sight for tired eyes every morning!

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


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.

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

The Pride 'n' Joy...


I am SO glad that my espresso is better than my photography :)
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Postby Randy G. » Oct 30, 2007, 10:30 am

Cart- J.C. Penny
Machine- Vibiemme Domobar Super
Grinder- Rocky (to be replaced very soon)
Espresso! My Espresso!