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by sunnynights123, January 25th, 2022, 8:32 pm in Espresso Machines
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Lelit Bianca User Experience

ive notied this happening with me. the lever only gets stiff when i backflush which is quite strange
by drH, January 25th, 2022, 8:31 pm in Buying Advice
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End game grinder: EG-1, Kafatek MC4 or Flat Max?

If you already have a Niche I say give a flat burr a try to see if it makes a difference. I'd see if you can meet up with someone and try a Monolith Flat/Max or EG1 just to get a sense for the results and whether they suit you. I had a Niche and enjoyed
by DamianWarS, January 25th, 2022, 8:31 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Espresso extraction time - is it normal to prefer 40s or more?

grind, dose, and yield are fundamental ways to control espresso and time is a product of these things (among others). It seems you were focused more on the yield/dose aspect before and didn't care about things like how it impacted the time (at least for long shots). now you have added a scale and timer you are more
by sunnynights123, January 25th, 2022, 8:22 pm in Buying Advice
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End game grinder: EG-1, Kafatek MC4 or Flat Max?

i would like to purchase an end game grinder for espresso use exclusivley . I have been using the niche, but and not super duper happy with the performance. for filter its always too strong and the espresso i dont get the richness / sweatness and openess to flavours i was expecting. after a few year
by DCoffee, January 25th, 2022, 8:18 pm in Espresso Machines
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Rancilio Silvia Pro X Review

Finally got my replacement machine. The first one was a bit rough. This time it was shipped on a palette, so it would seem that it faired a little better Apparently these Rancilio Pro/Pro X machines are known to have a few issues in shipping. I had seen this video prior to receiving my first
by baldheadracing, January 25th, 2022, 8:17 pm in Espresso Machines
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Espresso Machines & Copper

Yes. Currently $12k. Yes. I like it. It costs more
by Rob101, January 25th, 2022, 8:04 pm in Espresso Machines
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Espresso Machines & Copper

Btw, you own a La Pera? How much for one of those? Are they still making them? How do you like it? And hiw does it compare to a higher end profitec, Elektra, etc?
by boshk, January 25th, 2022, 8:03 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Barwell generic roaster...1st ever batch...BINNED it

2nd batch if anyone interested {video}
by MNate, January 25th, 2022, 8:03 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Travel case for Kinu, Robot and steamer!

I'll do the thing where I say what you're not looking for, don't you hate that? Anyway, I just got back from a nice trip with the Robot/KinuM47 but I have the French press style frothed which works fine. I use it to microwave the water too, if there is a microwave. But I'm not feeling like one of
by GC7, January 25th, 2022, 8:01 pm in Repairs, Restorations & Mods
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Brew pressure issue on a QM67

After almost 3 years of flawless performance, my Quickmill 67 EVO had a brew pressure problem this morning. Under the resistance of coffee or the blind back flush basket, the pressure would not go above 4 bar. The pump is functioning properly. I open the flow control and get about 8.2 ml per second. Moving the expansion valve