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by Idfixe, 11 minutes ago in Espresso Machines
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Breville Dual Boiler "Slayer shots"?

Nice! Looks like a mini me slayer!
by Idfixe, 12 minutes ago in Grinders
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98mm Burrs for Brew

Kafatek (and others too) have burrs optimized for pour overs. Perhaps a good starting point?
by lancealot, 22 minutes ago in Espresso Machines
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Breville Dual Boiler "Slayer shots"?

those are cool!
by canatto, 24 minutes ago in Grinders
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Tiny motors on new grinders?

A hand grinder probably can be used to guesstimate the needed power rating of a motor in a power grinder with. My everyday grinder is a Pharos V1.1 that has a 68mm commercial-ish size conical burr set. It finishes 18g of medium roast beans in espresso range in 25 revolutions, in 13s time at 120 rpm at the crank. I...
by Randy G., Yesterday, 11:25 pm in Espresso Machines
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Plumbed drain line cleaning.

I run a hot water solution of Oxyclean every few weeks through mine followed by near-boiling water. I have a ceramic drip tray so no worries for me about metal content, but I use to clean all my Hottop stainless parts with it in a good long, submerged soak without problems other than it removed the red printed-on heat warning...
by sidcam, Yesterday, 11:09 pm in Espresso Machines
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San Remo You - Single Group Espresso Machine

Wow. Bit more interesting than the Cube.
by JB90068, Yesterday, 11:03 pm in Buying Advice
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Lever Wanted

For a single dose grinder - email Weber. They may have some silver EG-1's still available. At the very least they will let you know when they will have a release date. They ship via DHL and it will take about five days to get to you.
by enshongmiranda, Yesterday, 11:01 pm in Espresso Machines
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Breville Dual Boiler "Slayer shots"?

Sorry if I'm a bit late. Here's what I did to my water knob. {image} {image} {image}
by ira, Yesterday, 10:39 pm in Knockbox
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Allure of Espresso vs. Drip

The equipment around espresso has gotten so good that almost anyone willing to learn how to use it can pull really good espresso. Assuming you get a decent grinder and an espresso machine that has a chance, not like 12 years ago when it was a struggle. Both the terms god shot and sink shot have mostly fallen out of...
by ira, Yesterday, 10:28 pm in Espresso Machines
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Rocket Espresso EPICA Lever espresso machine

It's certainly striking, but not really a lever machine other than it's controlled by a lever looking thing. One of the links indicates it uses a gear pump to control flow and uses a PID controlling that pump to adjust pressure. But no way to tell how close to the truth those are. Ira