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by BCN, June 10th, 2021, 5:19 pm in Espresso Machines
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Calibration with Dishwasher Thermostrips?

The measurement would be more of a one time or once a year thing to calibrate the offset. Or for example after a firmware update, that messes up the offset handling (this is exactly what just happened to my machine). Therefore waste is not so much of an issue. As these indicators are also used in controlled environments like hospitals,...
by floppyrom, June 10th, 2021, 4:52 pm in Espresso Machines
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Breville Barista Pro stops extracting after 5 seconds

Hi This is the 3rd time this month when my BBP misbehaves. The behavior is this: you pull a shot (auto or manual) and after 3 seconds the preinfusion stops and the pump suddenly kicks in to full for 2 seconds and then the machine gives 3 beeps. I tried restarting, resetting to default. Nothing. I tried a flush and...
by mdmitch2, June 10th, 2021, 4:45 pm in Grinders
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G-IOTA espresso grinder

***SPOILER ALERT*** Summary of James Hoffman's review: -Best single dose grinder for the money. -Makes much better coffee than grinders at similar price points. -Needs mods if you want to get the most out of it. -He prefers the Niche because it's a little more charming....i.e. fun to use on a daily basis.
by JRising, June 10th, 2021, 4:41 pm in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Braided stainless tubing throughout

You can use PTFE tubing throughout for the pressurized parts and silicon for all the atmospheric pressure hoses. It's one way to keep a machine affordable as well as quieter than copper tubing throughout. When I (Rudely) corrected PeetsFan earlier I had intended to write more so that it wasn't going to appear so rude, Sorry PeetsFan, and include a...