redbone wrote:Depending on size you may be able to use the set made for the La Pavoni or Cremina levers.
CwD wrote:I got a special E clip tool for the CT1 and it helps a ton. Not perfect, but if you can't find a pin that comes off easier it's another option.
DrNik wrote:Assuming the assembly is the same as an ES3 (which I believe is identical as far as lever attachment): just leave the E clip off? I've been using the machine for over 2 years now, with just a single side "clipped". In operation, the pin doesn't move and makes removing the piston a breeze...
Just my 2cts...
RockyIII wrote:The brass lever pin on the CT1 measures 6mm OD x 18mm LG. I have not seen the dimensions of the The La Pavoni and Cremina lever pins, but they do not appear to be the same size.