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by drH, September 24th, 2021, 8:41 pm in Buying Advice
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Espresso machine and grinder upgrade. Opinions needed!

Depends on who you ask. Londinium's temperature is very stable because it's a thermosiphon machine, whereas the Cremina will overheat after a few shots and requires some time (or using a cold portafilter) to stabilize. The Cremina is a manual lever, so you are in charge of the pressure profile. The Londinium has a spring that keeps pressure consistent every...
by JB90068, September 24th, 2021, 8:39 pm in Buying Advice
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Tamper and distribution tool recommendations

Is the industry standard of a 30 lb tamp all that different? There are people that find they get excellent results by using just a leveler and not tamping.