Markarian Senior Member Joined: 27 Jun 2012 Posts: 645 Location: Seattle Area Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: ECM Technika IV Profi WT-WC Grinder: Baratza Forte AP, Mazzer SJ Vac Pot: Bunn Trifecta MB Drip: Moka, Aeropress, Melitta 102 Roaster: Behmor 1600
Posted Wed Feb 6, 2013, 12:22pm Subject: Re: Whats the easiest way to opv?
The stock NS baskets are much more forgiving than the VST ones, but don't give as good quality coffee, in my opinion. What kind of tamper are you using, McL?
If you've taken the top off and you can't see anything leaking, but it's still leaking, I would check the fittings on the pump under the bottom panel. I know you said you checked this panel before but that's the only thing I can think off at the moment.
Coffeenoobie Senior Member Joined: 11 Dec 2011 Posts: 2,828 Location: PNW Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: N S Oscar Grinder: K30 & Vario W
Posted Mon Feb 11, 2013, 10:36am Subject: Re: Whats the easiest way to opv?
We will have lots of photos of my tear down posted in the next day or so. I know it is hard to wait but I think photos will help you. Most leaks are at the joint and so pipe sealant and tightening is in order. But since you have to open it up it is better to do a full descale while you are in there. I chose to mod it when I was at it.
Buying advice: GRINDER GRINDER GRINDER. Don't cheap out on the grinder.
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