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by Chert
March 23rd, 2023, 6:49 pm
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 57
Views: 4686

80mm burrs experience (SSP, Ditting, EG1, Ultra, Uber...)

I have the images from the [SOLD] post and when I get time I will pull the EG-1 apart to photograph the set I have to compare to your images. They look similar. My Silver Knight doesn't have a label for certainty but if they are a visual match I don't think I will spring for the WW
by foreclosurecat
March 23rd, 2023, 6:33 pm
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 17
Views: 1097

Here's another portable espresso machine and grinder

The portable espresso uses an MG200 series gear pump made in Italy by Fluid-o-tech found in the Modbar / LaMarzocco machines. If you dig deep into the internets you'll come across part replacement diagrams showing the pump. They aren't cheap by any means which keeps this machine from becoming a real consumer item. (but it was never
by drgary
March 23rd, 2023, 6:32 pm
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 47
Views: 1561

Talk me out of a Bosco Sorrento

Talk you out of a Bosco Sorrento? Nope. Does it make poor quality shots? I'm skeptical because I remember that years ago Doug and Barb of Orphan Espresso sold Bosco when they were still in the lever machine business. They loved vintage Faema levers and they also were dealers for Olympia Express, and they said that Bosco was
by EvanOz85
March 23rd, 2023, 6:26 pm
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 24
Views: 958

80mm 'Boyt Super' Ditting burr

They're SSP's blind version
by jpender
March 23rd, 2023, 6:18 pm
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 38
Views: 918

Flair 58 mid-shot pressure drop

You can get everything in your list in another machine except for the heating part
by JCT
March 23rd, 2023, 6:12 pm
Forum: Repairs, Restorations & Mods
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Clive Lucca A53 Mini V2 pump failure...

Hi All, So our Lucca a53 mini v2 failed after ~ 4 months of use ( 2 cappuccinos / day). We were unable to find any cause with our troubleshooting and had to ship it back. Not cheap. They found that the vibratory pump failed and there was a clog in the grouphead solenoid. The
by brianja
March 23rd, 2023, 5:43 pm
Forum: Espresso Machines
Replies: 1005
Views: 80871

La Marzocco Linea Micra

I like Gyeon Mohs Evo as a general ceramic coating. It is long lasting and looks great. Application is easy as well. I haven't had any problems with longevity on the Micra. These coatings are meant to tolerate heat. If I was concerned about any part it would be the cup warming tray that gets extra
by marteccino
March 23rd, 2023, 5:35 pm
Forum: Repairs, Restorations & Mods
Replies: 6
Views: 185

Brass chromed finish flaking on E61 mushroom, should I remove the remaining plating?

water from my e61 group head had terrible iron aftertaste. That was the reason I sold it after a short time and never looked for another e61 machine. Too many metal parts of various finishes that water travels through until it reaches coffee. Manual Levers are probably the best option in that regard
by Acavia
March 23rd, 2023, 5:32 pm
Forum: Grinders
Replies: 24
Views: 958

80mm 'Boyt Super' Ditting burr

Edit: He can answer but they look to be cast/rough while the E80s appear to be smooth/machined but they do not appear to be Lab Sweet as those are normally marked 80 10 S on the cutting edge but his has a "B"