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triplesec
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Posted Sun Apr 28, 2013, 1:13pm
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gasket and still water in portafilter basket after 20 minute warm up. not a lot of water an oz perhaps and no water runs down pf when pulling a shot.water only while pf is warming up.
any suggestions or is this normal. it didn't happen before i replaced bh  gasket. thank you for any help/suggestions.
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Posted Mon Apr 29, 2013, 6:50am
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Yes this is normal.  You have to break it in. If you still have ussies down the road I am pretty sure you can buy a thicker gasket for the Silvia.
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triplesec
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Posted Mon Apr 29, 2013, 11:58am
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thank you burner0001.
i'll keep on eye on pf to see if i get less and less water in the filter basket.
thanks.
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