Gasket removal tool - Page 2

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#11: Post by BaristaMcBob (original poster) »

I saw the same on amazon for $4. I wonder if its the same quality or just a cheap look-a-like.

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#12: Post by Marcelnl »

I use a wood screw, but have also used a cork screw once. Unless the gasket was in situ for decades they are fairly easy to remove IME, silicone is even easier to remove.
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#13: Post by cafeIKE »

Nunas wrote:When you put it back together after servicing, put a light coat of food-grade lube on the portafilter gasket. This makes it come out more easily the next time. I do this every time.
Get a CafeLat silicone gasket. It's a one time purchase and light years better than lubing a hard rubber gasket.


#14: Post by chipman »

A plastic bicycle tire tool is what i use.