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by Idfixe
10 minutes ago
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Where to start with espresso machines?

I had same questions as you have right now. I went stratght for Slayer and Malkhonig peak grinder.... Tuens out that it probably slowed me down in my learning. Too much variables when you are not ready.... Like driving an f1 to pass your licences.... In my opinion, you kind of grow with your set up. You
by DrJerry
10 minutes ago
Forum: Tips and Techniques
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Good pressure but no water

Hi, New to the group but have found posts and tips incredibly helpful over the last few years - thank you all. I've a BES 920 which has been going OK for a few years. Started mis-behaving so it came time for a good service. I've replaced o-rings, the steam water pump and the solenoid. First run with empty group-head
by Acavia
11 minutes ago
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 1513
Views: 181718

Fellow Ode brew grinder review

I ordered 4 pounds of Fresh Roasted Coffee light roast blend. Ill do ~80 grams every 20 minutes (unless someone thinks that would be too stressful on an Ode) That would take shy of 2 hours per pound. I'll aim to do it over first one to two days. If anyone thinks 80 grams every
by Idfixe
14 minutes ago
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Lever espresso machine, budget under $5000

If you don't need milk, strietman is hard to beat in my opinion
by Idfixe
16 minutes ago
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 90

Buying advice for espresso minimalist

There seems to be a new kid on the block that may be worth it: {link}
by yakster
18 minutes ago
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Weber Key settings for espresso and pour over

When I sent my Vario in to be refurbished and swap the ceramic burrs for steel burrs so I can dedicate it to pour-over duty I believe that I was one full rotation coarser plus at least two two full numbers to set the Key for my Behmor BraZen coffee pot. BTW, I moved the numbers around so that the
by linuxAndJavaScript
18 minutes ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 0
Views: 2

Linea Mini Is Making A Tiny Whistle Noise

My Linea Mini is coming up on 2 years old in a few months. Tonight, I noticed that during its heat cycles (I think anyways), there is a tiny whistle noise. Any idea which part this may be coming from that I should check, please?
by yakster
20 minutes ago
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 1
Views: 22

German based company similar to Prima, Seattle Coffee Gear, etc

This roaster in Germany has some hand grinders, not sure about pricing or quality. Maybe find one of the German coffee forums like {link} for some recommendations. I haven't purchased from The Barn before. {link}
by Idfixe
21 minutes ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 183
Views: 22012

Sanremo You - Single Group Espresso Machine

There was a hissing sound (probably steam that no local repair shop was able to fix). Got a brand new one
by iBrew
25 minutes ago
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 1513
Views: 181718

Fellow Ode brew grinder review

I'm not sure, the hopper in the Gen 2 holds a 100 grams so I would say do each run with a full hopper and then give it a break. The MPs are still great well breaking them in