pmaru77 Senior Member Joined: 21 Nov 2008 Posts: 57 Location: San Diego Expertise: I love coffee
Grinder: Maestro Plus Vac Pot: Yama Drip: KRUPS 4 cup (Melitta #2) Roaster: Behmor Roaster
Posted Thu Aug 29, 2013, 10:39am Subject: Cleaning group head on a Lady Silvia.
Looks like there is a center screw that holds the dispersion screen, where the disp. screen is where the water drips out of the grouphead. Can I take that off and inspect? Also, I have crud buildup in the groove that the portafilter locks into. I/ve brushed it and paper toweled it several time during ownership, but it certainly is not real clean. Is there a disassembly for that? And is that even supposed to get dirty? Can't tell if it is in the pressure/coffee zone or on the other side. Seems to me it would be NOT on the coffee side, thus not get dirty. I'm a first month user and going through a learning curve. I just discovered the back pressure pipe that dumps into the drip tray. I did not even know it existed until I found a diagram today....thanks to this site!
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