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by kris772, July 1st, 2022, 3:46 pm in Water
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RO water creates oxidation??? per a seller.

per the meter, Target RO water measures 1. my treated water measures 15 tap water measures about 390 so it's no wonder it caused me problems. So my conclusion is that my approach to water treatment is fine and Target RO water is fine
by IamOiman, July 1st, 2022, 3:43 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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1976 La San Marco Tipo 75 two group

I managed to unscrew the piston finally. Both the piston and the spring compression nut were tightened way too much. I had to strike my spanner wrench with a hammer to unfreeze the threads, and before that I also did a few heating and quench cycles. I also had to tilt my spanner at an angle because the notches on
by renatoa, July 1st, 2022, 3:37 pm in Grinders
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Arco by goat story

Motor is 200W 12.000 RPM, same ballpark as Niche. Is the so called universal AC/DC motor, with brushes, speed can be changed with a dimmer that support inductive loads. Dimmer should be for mains voltage, A/C, the phase angle control type, not 12/24 D/C using PWM, as for LEDs. The top cover host a rubber timing belt
by DaveC, July 1st, 2022, 3:28 pm in Grinders
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Arco by goat story

I saw it last week in Milan during WOC. It's a nice concept and I think will be popular...It was in a noisy area of the hall and even I was a little surprised that it seemed noisy even in that environment. Showed no signs of wanting to stall though, so plenty of torque, probably due to a high speed
by Zachary, July 1st, 2022, 3:27 pm in Espresso Machines
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La Marzocco GS3 Repair Parts Questions

Thanks for this! Will be rerouting for sure! Stealth's service technician is amazing, exceedingly knowledgeable. I've dealt with him on numerous occasions
by Zachary, July 1st, 2022, 3:24 pm in Espresso Machines
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La Marzocco GS3 Repair Parts Questions

Yes I have used these, definitely better than the old rubber ones that crack with age. I should have been more clear, I'm referring to the gasket around the group head, the group neck gasket, not the group gasket. 11 in the below image, part: F.2.013. {image}
by kris772, July 1st, 2022, 3:23 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Dosing: 14g, 18g, 19g, 20g, 21g, 22g? What do you use, and why (taste)

many thanks Jeff
by GoodKidSAADCity, July 1st, 2022, 3:23 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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LMWDP Rollcall

Howdy! I got my little Zacconi almost 2 years ago, and oh boy it has completely evolved my understanding of espresso. I loved brewing on my Gaggia Classic because it was strangely formulaic: Input, output, time. I thought it was so simple, if the time is too short or too long simply change the grind. I got good
by Acavia, July 1st, 2022, 3:19 pm in Grinders
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Any Ditting Lab Sweet owners want to test all the burrs? Pics of 4 burr sets

No I bought demonstration unit, and paid difference in burrs price plus $50 for Ditting to change them
by Jeff, July 1st, 2022, 3:13 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Dosing: 14g, 18g, 19g, 20g, 21g, 22g? What do you use, and why (taste)

Precision -- the hole size and uniformity are generally a lot better than stamped baskets "Better" -- For cafes with multi-group machines, each basket behaves about the same as another of the same size. Dial in once, don't worry about the groups being different or accidentally swapping portafilters. "Better" -- For advanced home users whose grinder and puck-prep