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by freditoj, October 1st, 2022, 5:48 pm in Buying Advice
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Small espresso machine

Gaggia Classic Pro!!! I mean... what does the person want? Have your friend watch this video and have them choose from these: {video}If money isn't an issue, out of those I'd go with the Profitec Go
by another_jim, October 1st, 2022, 5:46 pm in Buying Advice
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Searching for the definitive comparison - Synesso MVP vs Speedster

I have edited the title to read "Searching for the definitve comparison, etc" To all reading: Please don't be misleading in your titles for threads In this case, if you are looking for information, do not have a title that claims you have it. People who have actually used both machines may not pay it attention (I can
by lmolter, October 1st, 2022, 5:27 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni foaming wand

Same milk brand for the last 3 years. Fairlife lactose-free whole milk. It's not the milk. It's gotta be something with the single hole nozzle
by BarryR, October 1st, 2022, 5:25 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Why Klatch annoys me:

After reading about Hacea here I just ordered 23 lbs of beans with the introductory free shipping. Indonesia Sumatra Wahana Rasuna Natural × 2lb Colombia Finca Luisa Juan Pablo Caturra Carbonic Macerated Natural × 2lb Costa Rica Hacienda Sonora Villa Sarchi Natural × 2lb Burundi Kibingo Station Intenso Yeast Fully Washed × 2lb Guatemala Antigua Jauja Rosario Washed ×
by cafeIKE, October 1st, 2022, 5:23 pm in Tips and Techniques
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Basket Size, Dose Size and Extraction

All things are variable and should be changed per coffee / time of year / beverage. FWIW, when a coffee is dialed, I seldom change the grind. I might adjust the dose as the coffee ages and shift a bit for a latte vs Americano vs a straight shot. It's my feeling that grind affects the flavor balance more
by lmolter, October 1st, 2022, 5:22 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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La Pavoni foaming wand

Yes, I know that there is no relationship between the seal replacements and the steam wand. I only mentioned it because my inability to create the proper foam occurred after the rebuild. It has to be something in the wand tip. I'll take it off again and have a look
by Ken5, October 1st, 2022, 5:04 pm in Lever Espresso Machines
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Cafelat Robot day 1 issues - Help needed

Even with the arms all the way up you still need to push the basket slightly onto the gasket to get the portafilter to line up with the tracks of the robot. Ever so slight, but you still end up pushing the basket onto the gasket
by CarefreeBuzzBuzz, October 1st, 2022, 5:01 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Why Klatch annoys me:

Barry I have not weighed their bags but that is surprising. If you are roasting a lot I encourage you to try Hacea and Showroom and give Artisan Plus a spin. You might find keeping track with that tool useful. Christopher Feran is working with Showroom now and Jared at Hacea is happy to give you recommendations
by ventura, October 1st, 2022, 5:00 pm in Buying Advice
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Small espresso machine

Hi, A friend is looking for a good machine- but smaller than my Appartamento..any recommendations? Acasco or Lelit ? I told her about the Rancilio, but there is a wait to steam milk .... Thank you
by CarefreeBuzzBuzz, October 1st, 2022, 4:58 pm in Coffee Roasting
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Why Klatch annoys me:

Craig I just looked in my account. Every order in 2020 and 2021 had either 20 or 25% off or I had a point discount to use except for some Panama Elida orders. My two orders in 2022, one used points and one didn't have a discount. That is what I said its been about a year