ericcomposer72 Senior Member Joined: 16 Nov 2013 Posts: 56 Location: New York Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Oscar, Silvia, Breville... Grinder: Vario
Posted Mon Feb 17, 2014, 12:40pm Subject: Is it bad of the chrome is worn off the inside of my PF?
It was real dirty when I got it (used), so I may have gotten a bit carried away as I scrubbed it clean with an abrasive scrubber. Now, at the bottom, inside, it seems I have worn away the chrome. Is this bad in any way?
The reason I ask is because I'm having one of my 2 pf's sent away to be drilled "bottomless." I like the feel of my other one better (with the chrome still in good condition); it is this one that I wanted to send to become bottomless.
However, if having the chrome worn down is not a good thing, I can just send that one to be drilled.
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,949 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Mon Feb 17, 2014, 1:43pm Subject: Re: Is it bad of the chrome is worn off the inside of my PF?
It isn't a big deal, it happens all the time. By cleaning to the shining brass, you may get a off taste for a little while until the coffee oils seal the metal but I just wipe mine out with a clean paper towel after use to prevent a big build up, though it should be clean so if it gets a little thick, it gets scrubbed.
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