La pavoni mods?

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toolate

#1: Post by toolate »

Did anyone ever try to make a 58 mm grouphead for the la pavoni home market?

LObin

#2: Post by LObin »

LMWDP #592

bgnome

#3: Post by bgnome replying to LObin »

That would be an expensive mod..

toolate (original poster)

#4: Post by toolate (original poster) »

How much would it cost to make this? 250?

ziptie

#5: Post by ziptie »

A 58mm GH on a LP would give me the willies. Too much strain on those two small flange bolts.
If that's where you were going with this?

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Chert

#6: Post by Chert »

toolate wrote:Did anyone ever try to make a 58 mm grouphead for the la pavoni home market?
I'd be more interested in a 58mm group mod to 51 mm basket size. See if one could that pavoni esprsso from larger group, yeah!
LMWDP #198

jtrops

#7: Post by jtrops »

I don't think it would work very well. If you wanted a La Pavoni style dipper with a 58mm group it would have to be built from the ground up.

On the other hand you could pick up the Gaggia Achille to get a 58mm manual lever, but it has a heat exchanger, and a lot of leaking problems.