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by JRising, Today, 10:56 am in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Brew pressure issue on a QM67

Wait, your steam valve (For the steam wand) is leaking 100% of the time? That would be a reason your boiler isn't building enough pressure to close the vacuum breaker... From all of the above posts, it seems obvious that you have several issues and will need to tackle each of them in turn... The boiler is obviously overfilled
by JRising, Today, 10:52 am in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Izzo Alex HX - Pump Runs Constantly

If you let it idle much longer, does the wait time take even longer? If your brew-circuit water is escaping, then as the brew boiler (and the pipe through the steam boiler) reach boiling temp, the steam will expand and displace brew-circuit water to wherever it can escape. Eventually the brew boiler will be half empty and when
by danetrainer, Today, 10:40 am in Buying Advice
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So I want an Olympia Cremina and paired grinder

Hi Dale, welcome to HB and I'm just a few miles South of you in Palm Coast these days, and I'm using my Cremina and Kafatek Conical daily until I get into my new home and get all my machines set up. I have a couple of ideas to offer since it sounds like you haven't ventured from using
by jdrobison, Today, 10:34 am in Tips and Techniques
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Espresso spiced up with licorice

I LOVE Sambuca in my espresso, so can definitely be on board with this
by JRising, Today, 10:31 am in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Too much water during preinfusion after replacing E61 mushroom in Expobar Brewtus

The o-ring looks fine in the photo. They're all a little loose out in the open like that, it will get smashed in position and fill that groove a little more. But, do take it out and look at it again and look at it's cavity in the head, feel the wall where it should seal, down around the
by Marcelnl, Today, 10:28 am in Tips and Techniques
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Espresso spiced up with licorice

Drop, translated as licorice, contains an extract of 'zoethout' that also translates as should be able to buy the actual root or powder of it and add it to the ground coffee...I'll pass
by baldheadracing, Today, 10:28 am in Knockbox
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La Marzocco Home interviews Greg Scace [VIDEO]

The videos now seem to be private for some reason
by RobAnybody, Today, 10:11 am in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni 1996 pressurestat adjustment

based on the Images it appears that your pressurestat isn't adjustable. on the adjustable ones there is a plastic screw that allows you to set the pressure. So if you want to change it you will have to replace the pressurestat. Then again, 0.7 bars is the reccommended boiler pressure for making espresso on a pre-millennium La Pavoni. higher boiler
by JRising, Today, 9:53 am in Espresso Machines
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Would it be possible to install a resin filter inside (to the inlet) of the Profitec Pro 600/700 water reservoir?

Interesting, and thank you... The recharging statement referred only to the ECM branded one, but I withdraw it for the time being... I have memory notes written here "Lelit=2 weeks recharge, 6 months replace" and "ECM= 2 weeks recharge, 12 months replace", but until I can find where this information was gathered, I suggest trusting HomeBurrero, I may
by zfeldman, Today, 9:52 am in Buying Advice
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Wife demands better espresso machine

Was wondering what the next step up for better would be...then looked at the equipment in your sig. No upgraditis since it won't happen...but for sure LUST for one of those machines