emradguy Senior Member Joined: 31 Mar 2011 Posts: 3,305 Location: Houston Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Fri May 24, 2013, 11:37am Subject: Re: WTB: Sproline Vortex steam tip
IIRC (from when I looked into this myself), you'll need to swap out your wand for a LM one. EP carries the right one (though there are probably others too). I think I still have the part number in a folder on my home PC...though you can probably also find it through the HB forums, where it was also discussed a few years ago. If you ever "pull the trigger", I'd be curious to hear your results.
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Freesurfer Senior Member Joined: 23 Nov 2010 Posts: 68 Location: Dartmouth Expertise: Pro Barista
Espresso: Izzo Alex Duetto II Grinder: Mazzer Super Jolly,Baratza... Drip: Chemex, Beehouse,V60,...
Posted Fri May 24, 2013, 1:07pm Subject: Re: WTB: Sproline Vortex steam tip
Hi Emradguy, I have in fact upgraded My steam wand to a LM FB/80 wand. I already have a few different tips, with varying degrees of success, some are far too slow to get the proper propulsion in the pitcher others just can't quite nail it. The one I currently use gives me good microfoam, but not quite as tight as I would like it. I am looking for velvet like I can get at work using a Mirage. If I can find one at a reasonable price I'll let ya know how it goes, maybe even a video. B
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