Spelunx Senior Member Joined: 21 Feb 2006 Posts: 27 Location: Australia Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Gaggia Classic Grinder: Sunbeam EM0480
Posted Wed May 31, 2006, 8:21pm Subject: Spare bit of plastic in Gaggia Classic.
So, I bought a Gaggia Classic yesterday, unpacked it last night, and it has a spare bit of plastic in it that I canít figure out what it is for. It is roughly 15 to 20 cmís long and 10 cmís or so wide, about 3 mm thick and black in colour. It looks like a rectangle with the corners cut off. I have no idea what it is for, and it does not appear in the manual at all.
It is the same plastic as the top of the water reservoir, just a bit thinner.
Any Classic owners out there who can tell me what it is? And what it is used for?
burlyb Senior Member Joined: 21 Jan 2006 Posts: 16 Location: Minneapolis Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: Gaggia Classic Grinder: Mazzer Mini
Posted Wed May 31, 2006, 8:57pm Subject: Re: Spare bit of plastic in Gaggia Classic.
I tossed it. I want to say it fits in the drip tray with the intention to stop splashing. I think Gaggia is a bit self conscious of the possibility of mess/burns resulting from high pressure relief water entering the corner of the drip tray and splashing dreg water onto you/counter/floor.
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