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by stillnew, 45 minutes ago in Buying Advice
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Budget $1,000-$1,500: Upgrading manuals to electric grinder/espresso machine

Thank you all for your great advices and sorry for responding so late. Thanks for this recommendation. I actually went down the rabbit hole with this and is now looking at the Lelit Bianca, already convinced my wife for the budget . Your guess is correct! After reading more about Lelit Bianca, especially the v3 with auto features, Iem
by OK31, 49 minutes ago in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Best espresso / cortado in NYC?

Via Quadronno on 73 between Madison and 5th is a great Italian place if you like a nice Italian style. There's a place in Brooklyn that roasts and had a shop in Brookfield but closed Noble tree that was good
by guyy, 55 minutes ago in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Best espresso / cortado in NYC?

Sey: I went there once. I thought the espresso was too sour to be enjoyable. I'd give them another chance but Bushwick is a total pain from where i am. That place on 7th. Yeah it's good. The bakery is excellent and a good match to the coffee. It's a different feel than
by geedorah, Today, 3:57 am in Grinders
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Any experience with Chinese Alibaba Ek43?

Hey all, Was going through alibaba looking at different coffee supplies and stumbled upon a series of copied "EK43" styled machines running 98mm burrs. They're running pretty cheap for $6-800 USD and then another $2-300 for shipping. Obviously with this coming from China it's not going to be returnable so wondering if anyone bit the bullet and tried one
by bas, Today, 3:39 am in Grinders
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Kinu m47 electric grinder equivalent for espresso?

1 shot a day 2-3 days a week...keep your Kinu M47 hand grinder! with so few shots an electric grinder makes no sense. besides you nee to spend a lot of money as your are 'needing' a single dose grinder or purge... if you 'want' a grinder with motor a Niche Zero comes to my mind... to
by BodieZoffa, Today, 3:22 am in Buying Advice
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High end grinder update time

True, but with conicals you can indeed achieve SUPERB espresso, bwahahaha
by BodieZoffa, Today, 3:07 am in Grinders
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Olympia Express 'Mocha SD' grinder offering

Yep as in a Helor 106, totally variable RPM by design!
by JB90068, Today, 3:07 am in Grinders
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EG1

Hey my brother - congrats on the your new baby. Give it some time and get used to using it, I think you may just find you like it more as time goes by. As to seasoning, I have to agree with what others have said. Every grinder I've ever had has benefited from having a lot of pounds
by ExpressSo, Today, 2:55 am in Grinders
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Kinu m47 electric grinder equivalent for espresso?

Thanks Jeff! Price range honestly unsure. I read somewhere on here someone said around 1k for an equivalent electric to the kinu? But I haven't really thought about a price range yet because I don't know the minimum for what I am asking for... So I guess it would be whatever the starting price point 2nd hand is.
by renatoa, Today, 2:48 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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Lever Espresso Machine Gallery

No spring ? Then why I say, when extracting... "Look, ma', no hands !"