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by eltakeiteasy, Today, 7:00 pm in Grinders
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Ultra little grinder?

Looks like this guy: {video}
by coffeechan, Today, 6:58 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Flow profiling with dark and medium roast coffees

Medium to dark roasts are easier to extract as to whether or not it benefits with flow or pressure profiling opinions will vary. If you wanted to try, a profile copying what a lever does is a good idea. You start at high 8 or 9 bar pressure and decline as the shot progresses to reduce bitter and astringents. A...
by Napy123, Today, 6:57 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Major Bellman stovetop steamer breakthrough!

Wow! I didn't think of that... that's a really good idea. I'll have to do some weight comparisons next. So it seems in your case you start with 200g and end up with a final weight of 220g? Very interesting...
by zix, Today, 6:47 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Just set up my new daily driver, Bezzera Lever

OK, guys, thanks for the encouragement and the tips about gaskets OK, I will see if I can find gaskets and will turn the machine off. It is off for the weekend now anyhow, so here is hoping that the spring hasn't caught too much rust.
by CarefreeBuzzBuzz, Today, 6:33 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Auto Vacuum Canister (Kickstarter)

Ok now that I have had my engineering lesson for the day time for a beer. Thanks for all this education. I think I can summarize these responses with - drink more coffee before it goes bad.
by cmin, Today, 6:22 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Flow profiling with dark and medium roast coffees

Try Chromatics Opus, god I love that stuff, one of the only dark roast I love, they messaged me back one day when I told them how impressed. I was with it and they said they laser analyze durring/post roast. Manages to be dark, with no oil, and no bad bitterness etc. I've been not using PI or profiling initially...
by ira, Today, 5:54 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Auto Vacuum Canister (Kickstarter)

You can get one that will give you 98 %nitrogen for a few thousand. I have one that's supposed to do that but never considered for storing coffee. I use it to minimize the oxidation of lead free solder when soldering with our robot. You will need an air compressor to go with it as they need pressure and use...
by TigerStripes, Today, 5:53 pm in Buying Advice
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Monolith MC4 vs Versalab M4

In my opinion, not much of a reason to buy a decent if your primary interest is making lattes and milk drinks. Plenty of cheaper machines out there that will let you pull a shot and steam at the same time. You could pick up a breville dual boiler for less than half what a decent costs. Also, just get...
by Jisgren, Today, 5:44 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Greens Alert

Tom, Not sure if you are the right person, but I have been away from HB for several years, but now just bought a Bullet (delivers next week!) and have been spending time back in the forum. I am actually very frustrated coming back since it is very hard to find threads on roasting and beans in amongst the threads...
by eltakeiteasy, Today, 5:41 pm in Buying Advice
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Monolith MC4 vs Versalab M4

This is misleading... It's the same original design burrs that are now made by SSP. They are the same.