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by Acorazza, 24 minutes ago in Espresso Machines
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Profitec Pro 700 Pump Won't Stop

I tried unplugging the switch on both sides one a time and no change so I believe the switch is fine. I can borrow a multimeter from a friend but is there anything that I should look for or is it most likely the control board at this point?
by LObin, 33 minutes ago in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni Soap Bubbles every time I start foaming

That usually happens when steaming the first pitcher after warm up. I usually release steam for 10 seconds or so after warmup to prevent this from happening. Which single hole steam tip do you use? Europiccola or Professional? You can also add a bit of corn starch to your oat milk for better texture, although it should steam
by dust, 36 minutes ago in Espresso Machines
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Breville BES870 solenoid elbow leaking

Welp, i'm in the same "leaking elbow" club now. My one cracked after ~6 years of daily use. Condensed steam from the crack makes a small puddle underneath it, which seems to short something, as it triggers GFCI outlet. samjam91, appreciate you guidance on replacement parts. I'm about to order these for replacement: {link} - replacement for an
by EvanOz85, 37 minutes ago in Lever Espresso Machines
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Flair 58

I ditched the puck screen long ago, and just tamp an Aeropress paper filter on top of the bed. If you center the tamper just right, it creates a nice little paper "seal" around the edges. Works absolutely perfectly, and zero mess. I use this technique both on my Flair 58 and DE-1 XL
by LObin, 38 minutes ago in Lever Espresso Machines
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Water, water everywhere

If you're going get a few gaskets and upgrades/accessories, it's worth checking out Coffee-sensor. They have free shipping after a certain amount spent and use DHL which are uber fast and reliable. Amazing designs and build quality
by Tony163, 52 minutes ago in Water
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Water treatment options, please

You are using straight RO water?
by ira, 58 minutes ago in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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OPV not working correctly??

Sounds like the OPV is set wrong or stuck. Can it be adjusted and have you tried adjusting it?
by Espresso-norm, Today, 12:36 pm in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Expobar Control water flow issue

Hi all - I have a 9 year old Expobar Office Control that does not flow any water when I press the brew buttons. If I test the pump directly it will produce a very low flow, 75ml per 30 seconds, but if I bypass the flow meter it will pump water as per specs - about 300ml per
by Andrewwood14, Today, 12:35 pm in Buy/Sell
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[FS] Post-Mill La Pavoni Europiccola

Since my new lever will be in soon I've decided to sell my La Pavoni Europiccola Post Mill. The lever is in great shape! Freshly descaled and fully upgraded. I am asking $800 plus actual shipping or pickup near Boston ma Upgrades include: Coffee Sensor PPK kit for pressure profiling (~$185) Coffee Sensor bottomless portafilter (~$85) Coffee Sensor
by Capuchin Monk, Today, 12:31 pm in Grinders
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Different flow characteristics between grinders

Ceado has a metal "flapper" at the grind chamber exist gate that regulates the flight path of grinds. It's both blessing and burden. The blessing is that it keeps the static and stray grinds at bay but the burden is that it can sometimes block the flow. It used to cause blockage when my E37J was new