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by Ad-85, 15 minutes ago in Buying Advice
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The definitive comparison - Synesso MVP vs Speedster

Speedster with Idromatic group head
by ojt, 55 minutes ago in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni Channeling Help

The Pavoni spouted portafilter is notorious for distributing coffee unevenly, but you might just not have the grouphead level. This is the most common (IME) reason for coffee coming out from either left or right side. It is quite easy to level the grouphead, I use a small electricians bubble level and carefully align the grouphead. I wouldn't necessarily call
by iyayy, Today, 2:39 am in Grinders
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G-IOTA / DF64 espresso grinder

i can tell the 45s is on button press. it doesnt have any detection, so grind stops abruptly if you start early and still have beans. i had clumps issues on stock declumper, random and possibly huge retention, not much issue after mod. i diy soft flaps. no idea about mythos. grinds is very consistent in dial and retention
by moe237, Today, 1:54 am in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Breville Dual Boiler Steam Boiler Leak

Hey! So i finally got the o-rings you mentioned. installing them was an absolute nightmare but i got it done finally. Now it seems like just nothing is going on with the steam boiler at all. 3 beeps from the steam lever but nothing. I did the obvious and performed the engineers reset, reset the device and
by another_jim, Today, 1:48 am in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Chicago-Milwaukee-NW Indiana Area Get Together -- Fall 2022

It's going to be the 5th November (Guy Fawkes Day, Jacobean masks and fireworks OK, no explosives please). That's the only date that works for everyone who has checked in. Dan, last time you brought your Decent and Max. If you could manage that again, it would be appreciated. I've been testing SSP 64mm burrs on a Jolly; and
by SutterMill, Today, 1:24 am in Buying Advice
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Upgrade from Baratza Sette 270wi. Niche Zero? Lagom DF64P?

2 cents worth of experience. If your going from a sette to a niche for flavor, your going to be underwhelmed. The my are close im flavor. If your going for a more enjoyable experience while single dosing then you'll be delighted. Workflow on Niche is a joy. Mainly due to noise and dosing cup. Given your preference
by Nywalker, Today, 1:14 am in Grinders
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G-IOTA / DF64 espresso grinder

Just ran into some very confusing things wonder anybody could lend some help. So just got a new DF64, I don't know which version is this, it has an old single piece silicone declumper, 45s auto-shut off timer, 2 o-rings, metal dial indicator, I also installed camprista mystho's style declumper and chute mod, torque screwed all 6 screws with
by Happymonday, Today, 1:06 am in Espresso Machines
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Sanremo You - Single Group Espresso Machine

LOL, what terrible pricing. Over $3k USD more than the prices in Europe. WTF?? I could fly over, have a vacation, and pick it up myself for less than buying it in Canada
by sgtsassafras, Today, 1:00 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni Channeling Help

I am a new La Pavoni Pro user (post-millennium model, brand new) using a Niche Zero grinder. I am consistently seeing channeling to the left side of the portafilter. This occurrs on both the standard and bottomless styles - in fact on the standard it only comes out the left spout, never both. Here is my workflow: Beans: 14g
by STG, Today, 12:46 am in Coffee Roasting
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What are you buying from Showroom Coffee?

Holy smokes what does your buddy do with all that Crown Royal coffee? I'd love to get my hands on their Crown Jewels. Yeah I now live in Calgary so I have access to Single Origin. Good guy and great prices but 10kg minimum and only allowed in 5kg increments. That is a ton of coffee for one household