Drip tray pop/buckle on Profitec Pro 800

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TonyP

#1: Post by TonyP » Oct 07, 2019, 5:24 pm

Is it normal for the drip tray on the Pro 800 to pop/buckle when hot water is flushed onto it? I have uploaded a short video. The sound on the video doesn't really do it justice, it's quite loud. Made me jump the first time it happened.


belegnole

#2: Post by belegnole » Oct 07, 2019, 6:35 pm

lol, probably not. I haven't see metal memory like that in quite some time though. You could check with the people you purchased it from to see if you could get a different one.

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#3: Post by [creative nickname] » Oct 07, 2019, 6:49 pm

Mine definitely does not do that, fwiw!
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truemagellen

#4: Post by truemagellen » Oct 07, 2019, 10:07 pm

You can probably stress relieve it

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#5: Post by sweaner » replying to truemagellen » Oct 07, 2019, 11:02 pm

What, give it some Prozac?
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truemagellen

#6: Post by truemagellen » replying to sweaner » Oct 08, 2019, 1:52 am

Just a light massage will do. Play some relaxing music. Start with pouring a little red wine on it to get in the mood.

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redbone

#7: Post by redbone » Oct 08, 2019, 7:31 am

Had a kitchen sink that did that.
Between order and chaos there is espresso.
Semper discens.


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TheMadTamper

#8: Post by TheMadTamper » Oct 08, 2019, 9:33 am

That's it, Pro 800 is off my list! :mrgreen:

maxbmello

#9: Post by maxbmello » Oct 08, 2019, 7:23 pm

Mine does it occasionally when flushing a bit of water. Never really concerned me all that much since the espresso is so good :D

TonyP

#10: Post by TonyP » Oct 14, 2019, 4:00 pm

TheMadTamper wrote:That's it, Pro 800 is off my list! :mrgreen:
Not so fast! I contacted the shop that I bought it from and they suggested taking the tray off and pushing it permanently into the down position. I put about half my body weight onto it and it didn't seem to budge, let alone "pop". I flushed hot water over it afterwards, and no pop! I've tried at least a dozen times since, and it hasn't popped once. It was doing it every time before.