Unsure whether your topic belongs here, Espresso Machines, Grinders, or Lever Espresso Machines? If the equipment isn't working or you're contemplating modifying it, there's a good chance the topic belongs in this forum. If your question is about adjustments or basic maintenance or usage, one of the equipment-specific forums is a better choice.
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