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by espressotime
8 minutes ago
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 194
Views: 13367

Nurri Leva S. A.

I' ve never had that happen with my Pompei.Maybe your waterlevel is too low.The amount of water that the solenoid let into the boiler is way too little to affect steampressure.This machine needs to be run at 1.3-1.4 bar boilerpressure
by espressotime
13 minutes ago
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 194
Views: 13367

Nurri Leva S. A.

0.7-0.9 bar on the Lambro????
by moc21
15 minutes ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 999
Views: 118742

Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Thanks for the heads up. {video}{video}
by iPa64
17 minutes ago
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 158
Views: 31317

LAGOM mini

Yes it has, after few weeks. I printed it again with an higher temperature. In fact, now I use a little water spray to add humidity on beans to avoid static electricity and some slap with palm hand at the end of the grinding process (got this tips on another forum). At first I was hostile to
by dantep
34 minutes ago
Forum: Repairs, Restorations & Mods
Replies: 0
Views: 0

VBM HX Jr - getting power but will not heat or re-fill boiler??

Hello, I own a VBM HX Jr (manuf. 2012) that is about 10-years old. Over the years things have not worked but I have been pretty successful in figuring why and fixing it, but I am stumped and need some help. Symptoms - Machine powers on, and will pump water through group head when I
by bakafish
36 minutes ago
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 194
Views: 13367

Nurri Leva S. A.

Lelit Bianca has 1.5L steam boiler with 1400W heating element and a dedicated PID for the steam boiler, so it has the constant steam pressure when steam milk. The inner tube diameter is smaller, the copper pipe between the steam boiler and the steam wand as well, so its steam flow rate is lower. I took out the inner tube
by maximatica
1 hour ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 999
Views: 118742

Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Both of those links to those .gifs come up 404
by rmongiovi
1 hour ago
Forum: Coffee Brewing
Replies: 144
Views: 12650

SSP 98mm "Brewing" Burrs

Yes, exactly. So if these aren't actually burr "refinements" and are instead indicative of sloppy manufacturing it seems like a great reason to be leery of SSP burrs (except, of course, for the lack of alternatives). That's why this seems like an important question to me. I thought I read somewhere that Titus quality checks the SSP
by jgood
1 hour ago
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 38

Timer question

Thanks!!!
by moc21
1 hour ago
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 999
Views: 118742

Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Hi all, I've owned a Breville Dual Boiler for about a year but the machine has stopped working. Since the get go the machine would drip water slowly from the hot water outlet whenever I pulled a shot of espresso. Although this was annoying (specially since the hot water outlet basically lines up right over my scale LCD), I overlooked