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by odor4fun
April 10th, 2024, 2:43 am
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 1355
Views: 190034

Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Hi, You are having problems due to a large build up of limescale, you can see the marks on the inlet connection. All you can do is remove the boiler and descale it by immersing into descaling solution. Leave it in descaling solution preheated to 60 degrees Celsius for at least 30 minutes. You can try to reconstruct the Teflon
by decent_espresso
April 10th, 2024, 1:19 am
Forum: Marketplace
Replies: 1823
Views: 236629

Decent Espresso news

Probably early May. We're waiting for the final Bengle prototype parts to arrive, and also... I've hired a local photographer to help us take nice photos of Bengle. That way, when we show it to the world, we can try to show it in a good light (as the expression goes). Bengle will come in 3 versions: - 100V-120V
by MFLY
April 10th, 2024, 1:08 am
Forum: Repairs, Restorations & Mods
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Breville Barista Express 870 mods (group head)

Hi and thanks you for helping. I have a Breville barista express 870 and I want to change the shower screen (easy) but under that there is a piece of plastic which is surrounded by a gasket. I want to change that plastic piece. Is that possible? If not, why not? I think it's also called the group
by StoicDude
April 10th, 2024, 1:03 am
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Which grinder would you choose!!??

Seems like the volume you are doing, about 3 coffees a day, single dosing wouldn't be a bad way to go. If you have time to wait, maybe talk to Cliveand see if they ll be selling the Mazzer Philos anytime soon. 64mm gives you a great deal of burr options and experelimentation that doesn't kill the
by decent_espresso
April 10th, 2024, 1:01 am
Forum: Marketplace
Replies: 1823
Views: 236629

Decent Espresso news

{image} Café-in-a-suitcase : what grinder? LOOKING FOR ADVICE! What small-scale grinder with a hopper, would you recommend for a "light duty" cafe? --- Backstory: I've long wanted to have an espresso-making setup that I can pack down to two suitcases, and travel by any means I like (uber, taxi, train, airplane...) to a
by msna
April 10th, 2024, 12:43 am
Forum: Repairs, Restorations & Mods
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Would 220V La Marzocco GS3 IoT kit fit a 110V?

Hi Does anyone know if the La Marzocco LM 971 IoT kit for GS3 AV 220V work with a 110V machine? I understand the 3D5 has a wire that can be rewired to run off of 110v. But I'm not sure if there is anything else on the board (including firmware) that'd be different between the 110v and
by cyan
April 10th, 2024, 12:31 am
Forum: Buying Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Trying to decide between Aram and Robot

Thanks! I'll check the dimensions again. I have a timemore black mirror basic which is a bit bigger than the lunar. Appreciate the perspective, aa well aS regards force required to operate and your partners' user experience