Recent Posts - Page 43

by Stevebcoffee, June 29th, 2022, 12:55 pm in Grinders
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Helor Flux (Helor 106): A review after 6 months of ownership.

{image} {image} Few pics of the finished mod. Works well from espresso to pour over. Am making 2 changes for version 2. Reducing the height of the modded parts by 1.5mm which will give me another 3 revolutions of adjustment - plenty for even french press and above. Also changing the hex nuts that are used to hold the burrs
by shotwell, June 29th, 2022, 12:50 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Olympia Cremina SL - stronger spring

What's your reason for feeling like pressure is too low?
by Jackliquer, June 29th, 2022, 12:45 pm in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Tried to install a pressure gauge on my appartamento -- without success.

Hello, I thought I would install a group head pressure gauge on my new appartamento (less than a month old). I had no issues removing the bolt. I added two washers onto the pressure gauge. I have 2 issues. 1) It leaks no matter how tight it is. The video I saw the person stated
by pizzaman383, June 29th, 2022, 12:42 pm in Knockbox
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Oat milk and latte art improvements

Thanks! How many holes does your steam tip have? Just looking to calibrate to figure how to apply your lessons to another machine
by N6GQ, June 29th, 2022, 12:30 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Huky IR burner issue

Cleaning didn't help. Mr Li suggests a deeper cleaning. Will try that. In the mean time, this is what I'm talking about.{image}
by kris772, June 29th, 2022, 12:29 pm in Water
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RO water creates oxidation??? per a seller.

HUH??? Just started using RO + .3gbking soda/gal a few weeks ago. Was looking at a seller's site for the Lelit Elizabeth and saw this:
by FaantastiK, June 29th, 2022, 12:27 pm in Grinders
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Weber Workshops Key Grinder - user experience

I care enough about coffee to be reading/writing in the home barista forums, but I don't take things quite as seriously as some of the people around here. With that said, I've successfully made tasty espresso, pour-over, and aeropress coffee with my Key and I'm quite happy with the purchase
by LuanD, June 29th, 2022, 12:18 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Olympia Cremina SL - stronger spring

Hi everyone! I'll been using my Cremina SL for a year and i have come to conclusion that spring is to weak for most type of coffees i like. Therefor im wondering there i way to increase pressure to ca 8bars? Stronger spring? Or another double spring?
by Kaffee Bitte, June 29th, 2022, 12:09 pm in Knockbox
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Oat milk and latte art improvements

There is a slim window on depth. It needs to be deep enough to just get a whisper of sound no frying bacon pops at all. But if you get it too deep it starts screeching. Key is to move it to keep it in that whisper range as it doubles. Stop around 130 degrees. Higher temp and
by N714, June 29th, 2022, 12:01 pm in Grinders
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Weber Workshops Key Grinder - user experience

Well it depends on what is your definition of a good filter cup. The price will not change the grinding profile. If I'm looking for clarity in filter cups I think even 1Zprsso Q2 with 7 core burr will out perform all mazzer conical burr grinders including mc4 and key by far. It is very hard to find a