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by Eiern, October 2nd, 2022, 6:06 am in Espresso Machines
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ECM Puristika owner experience

Anybody know the name of the water hose connections and the tubes I'd need to make my own slightly longer tubes to place watertank a little further away from the machine? Don't need braided tubes and would be great if angled connector exist to minimize space behind the machine
by Marcelnl, October 2nd, 2022, 5:43 am in Coffee Roasting
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How to calculate Area Under Curve?

I interpreted the AUC as area under the curve representing power/energy going into the beans. It computes as the area underneath the bean mass temperature (BT) curve and above a certain base temperature, starting from the begin of the roast or a certain well-defined point into the roast (like the yellow point marked DRY in Artisan) up to
by cactus_farmer, October 2nd, 2022, 5:41 am in Grinders
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Update on Fellow Ode with SSP burrs for espresso? Burnt out motors?

It's been a couple of years now that some people must have been using their Ode to grind espresso on a semi-regular basis with the SSP Multipurpose burrs? Has anyone done this and managed to burn their motor out yet? It seems like the Fellow Ode has a more powerful motor than something like the Wilfa Uniform or
by boren, October 2nd, 2022, 5:27 am in Buying Advice
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Small espresso machine

If by small you mean 23cm wide or less, here are some excellent options: Small E61 machines with a steam wand - Lelit MaraX, VBM Domobar Junior (there are single-boiler, HX and even dual-boiler versions of this machine, all are small. The newer versions are a couple of cm wider). Small E61 machines without a steam wand - ECM
by PIXIllate, October 2nd, 2022, 5:19 am in Coffees
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Recommedations for a "traditional" espresso

This is excellent advice. The Lavazza Super Crema is the only other one I order. I pull it as 18/27g 197F in a VST 18g basket. Tastes like melted chocolate ice cream. Always ground directly from a mason jar in thr freezer
by coffeeOnTheBrain, October 2nd, 2022, 4:53 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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Jian Yi Lever espresso machine

Awesome, thank you! PS: I just stumbled across this video, it shows a lot of the construction, just not the inner of the cylinder that I am interested in {video}
by Cuprajake, October 2nd, 2022, 4:18 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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Londinium Compact.

Alot of questions seem to be directed that way
by Flitzgordon, October 2nd, 2022, 4:12 am in Coffees
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Recommedations for a "traditional" espresso

Where could i get the Saka Crema? Are they fruity and round? I've been getting the Arcaffe as they have a rounder body, closer to what I had at the better bars in Italian {link} {link}
by iyayy, October 2nd, 2022, 3:43 am in Tips and Techniques
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Does total dissolved solids determine sour/bitter balance in espresso?

maybe yes and no? if dissolving solids alone, maybe 96c shot at 20s will have same tds as 88c shot at 30s, provided everything else is kept same? maybe by theory yes, and by theory both should taste same... but i have high doubt it would taste the same in reality. its just like dialing in grinder to similar
by renatoa, October 2nd, 2022, 3:28 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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Lever Espresso Machine Gallery

There is a CT-2 thread, with a lot more info to dig into