Posted Tue Apr 23, 2013, 11:23am Subject: Re: I have 1300 to spend
our bad...sorry. You want the Silvia v3 wand/valve assembly. Available from one or more of the following locations like espressoparts.com, chriscoffee.com, seattlecoffeegear.com )and likely a couple of others) iirc, it's about $70 - though it was about 2 years ago when I did it. It takes about 10 minutes to swap out for the old wand and there's a how to video on SCG (seattle coffee gear), which illustrates one very important detail, regarding a washer, to get the new assembly to fit just right. The v3 wand is an articulating type, rather than a simple left/right swivel. The microfoam abilities of the Silvia are greatly improved through this upgrade/mod.
. Always remember the most important thing is what ends up in your cup!
DuncanIdaho Senior Member Joined: 21 Apr 2013 Posts: 27 Location: PNW Expertise: Just starting
Posted Fri Apr 26, 2013, 9:24am Subject: Re: I have 1300 to spend
just ordered 2lbs of redbird since it was suggested, did a shot pull in 23 seconds, tasted good first steam attempt when horrible i just cracked the valve instead of opening it, but i have today off so i get to play with it
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