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by pandabeans, 3 minutes ago in Grinders
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Helor 101 takes forever to grind.

At the beginning of last year I bought a helor 101. It arrived while I was on vacation and by the time I got to use it, it had been past the return date. Well, I hated it. So much so that I didn't pick it up until 15min ago to give it another shot. I am even more disappointed
by Jake_G, 5 minutes ago in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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La Marzocco GS3 Maintenance, Issues, and Upgrades

Looking great! Make sure you bleed the coffee boiler through the group cap and get all the air out before playing with the valve. It is very non-linear and "spongy" when you've got any air in the system at all. Cheers! - Jake
by carl_694, 20 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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Boca Boca 250 to Cormorant

I have the Cormorant. It's a solid product with more capability than my skills allow me to employ (so far). Recommended
by roasterman, 36 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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TC4 and 16x2 Display

It looks like I started the programming over. I found this web address and downloaded this. {link} Is there an Arduino TC4 Artisan setup webpage that's more up-to-date? On the File > Serial Monitor, I didn't see a SEND option in this version of Arduino IDE. I got to page 6 and received an error that it couldn't locate the
by TallDan, 39 minutes ago in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Chicago-Milwaukee-NW Indiana Area Get Together -- Fall 2022

I was figuring that I'd bring them again, should be no problem at all
by BaristaBoy E61, Today, 9:49 pm in Espresso Machines
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Brand New ECM Synchronika - Brown Water from Steam Boiler

Acknowledging that you said it's 'brand new' but was it an opened box unit or something else?
by TenLayers, Today, 9:45 pm in Knockbox
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Donate to Grounds for Health for a lottery ticket

Was just going to post this. I'm hoping I'm the one to win!
by mrgnomer, Today, 9:44 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni Pro - Channeling Help

Kicking Horse isn't that bad. Store bought beans I find are good to experiment with and use as a base for latte drinks. With a good fresh roast I feel bad making a latte or flat white out of it. For a good roast a straight double shot is my preference. You can savour the notes
by Becausethewind, Today, 9:39 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Boca Boca 250 to Cormorant

Hi everyone ! New member here ! I have been roasting with boca boca 250 for the past 2 years It's been good to me albeit a bit small and cumbersome when roasting more than 200 gram batches. The roasts have gradually gotten better with it but sometimes I feel a bit uneven. I
by Antonee, Today, 9:35 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Londinium Compact.

Latest pics posted today for those that don't have Instagram. In the comments of one post, Reiss stated that the "a more rigid chassis is on the way". {image} {image}