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by LindoPhotography, 11 minutes ago in Tips and Techniques
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Is pre-infusion obsolete with lower pressure, spraying of the puck and a bplus screen filter?

A few sites selling these similar espresso screens mention it will LOWER temperatures by a degree or two so they recommend increasing your machines temperature to compensate, 92c is 197.6f which is a bit low regardless for a light roast (but could work) so that would explain why it was a bit sour with the screen and fine without it....
by Djuan214, Today, 2:35 am in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Starbucks Barista HELP!!!

Recently I've purchased a Starbucks Barista espresso machine at my local salvation's army for $40. Seems like its in good condition overall, after i wiped it down it's looks sorta new. It's turns on and heats up fine but i think i got a problem that could be fixed if I'm told what is it and how to do so....
by Jeff, Today, 1:27 am in Buying Advice
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Rocket Boxer 1 Group + Mahlkonig E65S

Can I ask a couple questions to get people headed down a reasonable direction? The Boxer 1 is a rather unique starting point. What draws you to it? Why do you think the espresso workflow for an E65S is viable for home use? Both of your choices seem to me to be focused on form. How important is in-cup performance...
by chanty 77, Today, 12:51 am in Marketplace
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New Jackrabbit Coffee Give-Away

I'm interested in trying Jackrabbit espresso!!
by ojt, Today, 12:44 am in Buying Advice
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Lever Wanted

How about La Marzocco La Leva 1 group?
by IMAWriter, Today, 12:13 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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Odyssey Espresso (Argos Lever prototype)

Perhaps, longer steaming capability?
by Chaplain, Today, 12:09 am in Buying Advice
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Time for a real espresso upgrade. What do you suggest

Just some pics of the Silvia I picked up and have been restoring back proper. {image} {image} {image} Starting to put it back togeather after major cleaning, polishing, new gaskets, changed all hardware to stainless, pressure gauge, R/R PID, new screen, bottomless porterfilter, and new basket. {image} {image} More pics to come.
by jcaudill0324, Today, 12:07 am in Buy/Sell
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[FS] Aergrind, Espro, Mukka, Hiku

I'm moving soon so I am trying to lessen my coffee stuff. Aergrind $75 Hiku $150 Mukka $40 Espro $60 (adding like 400 filters) {image} {image} {image} {image} {image} {image} {image}
by decent_espresso, Yesterday, 11:44 pm in Marketplace
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Decent Espresso news

Everyone seems to make their own huge Excel spreadsheet for this task. Google sheets works better, I've found, because of its integration with Google Forms, but also because it can automatically fetch .csv files off a URL, in a google sheet data cell. That makes for a simple way to integrate live data from other sources. My preferred way to...
by spressomon, Yesterday, 11:16 pm in Marketplace
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New Jackrabbit Coffee Give-Away

I will try Jackrabbit Coffee beans!