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by HB
19 minutes ago
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Elektra Microcasa a Leva additional spring

This one? "Additional spring for Elektra Microcasa a Leva [VIDEO]"
by mctrials23
20 minutes ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 504
Views: 41334

La Marzocco Linea Micra

Mine has just arrived... and its the wrong colour. Ordered white and black has arrived. Box even says white on it. FFS
by Jonk
46 minutes ago
Forum: Coffee Brewing
Replies: 53
Views: 2941

XBloom all-in-one coffee brewer (Kickstarter)

If the company fails and stops updating the app, you might have to keep an old phone around to use it unfortunately. Just like the Gevi, the xBloom seems like a good deal at the introductory prize - but I wonder how many people are buying these things for $800
by SynViks
Today, 6:34 am
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Astoria "Conti" Lever Group

As seen here: "CMA Astoria Perla with Conti Group" Here's the schematic: {image} Basically you have a Conti linkage, a La San Marco single seal/water inlet valve arrangement, and an Astoria 58mm portafilter. Looks like there's only a couple parts that are interchangable with the standard Conti lever group. Wondering if anyone has experience using one
by lassepavoni
Today, 6:30 am
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 3
Views: 140

'22 La Pavoni Europiccola unusable out of the box

Never heard that before, but it certainly sounds interesting and I'll give it a try. Thanks for bringing that up. Didn't measure the plastic tamper, but from my observations it is probably closer to 51.6mm than to 51mm. The real culprit seems to be the basket, not the tamper, though. Didn't mention my grinder yet, but you probably
by Shakespeare
Today, 6:27 am
Forum: Coffee Brewing
Replies: 53
Views: 2941

XBloom all-in-one coffee brewer (Kickstarter)

Yes. Kickstarter is over.. Delivery Jan-Feb 2023.. Next; is a commercial model to use in small offices and another automatic model with a water connection for larger commercial community. The XBloom is Not, strictly attached to using pods...there is included, an elegant attachment plastic brewer with a special RFID tag to work with their creative App to design your
by noesis
Today, 6:06 am
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 31
Views: 1916

Why are 25 gram baskets not popular?

I use VST 25g for several month. When I want to make a Americano, I will use it. I make 75g coffee and add 375cc water then refrigeration That is my breakfast and I will have a 36ml espresso in the afternoon This is my daily, I love it
by Cuprajake
Today, 6:04 am
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 18
Views: 331

ACS Vesuvius Evo Leva - Consecutive shots and long shots

hi, i was using an old bean so guessed the grind on the first dial, and then moved it on the second and as i wasnt going to drink them didnt pull all at the same time, with my setup its hard to film the display and work round the camera and tripod, but yeah im
by mipe
Today, 5:25 am
Forum: Marketplace
Replies: 1251
Views: 141294

Decent Espresso news

Thanks, for Your answer. Very interesting approach with the application
by mctrials23
Today, 5:07 am
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 6
Views: 470

La Marzocco Linea Micra owner reviews

Looks beautiful. I don't know if any other company could pull off a design like the LM Linea but I really don't like the chrome e61 look and all the machines that don't use the e61 style seem to still have largely horrible designs. The only thing I like less than a chrome e61 is a non-chrome e61