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by yertchuk, August 1st, 2021, 9:56 pm in Espresso Machines
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La Marzocco Linea Mini - how long should it take for the red light to go solid?

10-15 minutes from a cold start with my machine. This is on 120V.
by ProfessorSnape, August 1st, 2021, 9:50 pm in Grinders
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Grinder Upgrade - Ceado E37S?

I enjoy my E37S and probably use my espresso grinder similarly (I like the hopper to just move through things in the morning). It does create a "Mohawk" distribution pattern but this is dealt with with WDT which I do not mine. If I were going to go for a different grinder I would consider the Mahlkonig E65S GBW simply...
by linuxAndJavaScript, August 1st, 2021, 9:36 pm in Espresso Machines
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La Marzocco Linea Mini - how long should it take for the red light to go solid?

How long should it take for the red light to go solid on the Linea Mini? For some reason I feel like it is taking longer these days but maybe I just forgot how long it should take.
by drgary, August 1st, 2021, 9:20 pm in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Riviera Two Group piston seal problem

I might try one more thing, shimming the piston gaskets by wrapping some PTFE tape underneath them. If they flare out a bit more they may provide a waterproof seal.
by Zhaozg, August 1st, 2021, 9:16 pm in Espresso Machines
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Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Just purchased 1 year old 920xl with 960 shot counts after I went through his thread. Thank you everyone for such an informative discussion. I do have 2 questions: 1. Yearly O ring replacement : will this also apply to newer version of machine ? From top post, the design was changed in 2018 .. 2. Previous owner just used...
by nguye569, August 1st, 2021, 9:12 pm in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Minneapolis gathering 2021, July 31!

I had a lot of fun and was very happy to meet other coffee enthusiasts! Regarding the neighbors, I actually met Nates number as I was leaving and he asked me to come check out his Porsche. That thing was in immaculate condition.
by sungvary, August 1st, 2021, 9:09 pm in Grinders
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Would you replace these burrs?

I purchased an Atom 75 abroad and my burrs came like this. Assuming that it was a result of them using too much torque when installing as the upper burr carriers screws were also showing signs of being stripped. Damage can be seen on the bottom left and right screws. {image}
by happycat, August 1st, 2021, 8:56 pm in Coffee Brewing
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Anyone tried a glass Kalita Wave dripper as a Melodrip/Gabi/Hario drip assist type tool?

HB has a great search function. "Kalita wave + V60 flow control"
by happycat, August 1st, 2021, 8:52 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Roast coffee without any acidity

You need to give more info, either what you have or what you want to use. Research these two names: Rob Hoos and Scott Rao. They explain roasting curves to generate sweetness and manipulate acidity. Search here on HB and look for their roasting books.
by another_jim, August 1st, 2021, 8:50 pm in Cafes and Get-togethers
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Chicago-Milwaukee-NW Indiana Area Get Together

Hope you can both make it.