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Under 25 posts Topic: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 2:12pm

Preview: Overzeetop,  To help keep the grinds going into the portafilter basket instead of on the countertop, use the Yogurt Container Funnel Trick employed by some of us:   Get a Yoplait (narrow-top, 6-oz size)...
BillRedding
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Under 25 posts Topic: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 1:34pm

Preview: Let me know how it works for you!  Did you get the Vario with the metal ports-holder? I just retrofitted a few of my Varios with them, what a step up from the old configuration. I had some LED lights...
PrescottCR
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24-49 posts Topic: My head is spinning.. I need help!     (Pages: 1, 2, 3, 4)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: My head is spinning.. I need help!   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 1:31pm

Preview: Yeah, it should be up to temp by now!  Bazinga :)  Great points. I suspect we weren't helping!   If you can go to SCG or any other place with several machines and put eyes/hands on them even without...
PrescottCR
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50 or more posts Topic: La Nuova Era Cuadra Owners Thread     (Pages: 1 ... 131, 132, 133)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: La Nuova Era Cuadra Owners Thread   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 12:49pm

Preview: Bummer. Can't answer the "how". This might be the part:  http://www.1st-line.com/store/pc/La-Nuova-Era-Cuadra-Panel-Plug-for-Power-Cord-223p7568.htm
slybarman
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Under 25 posts Topic: Coffee Gaggia w/ only 2 switches?
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Coffee Gaggia w/ only 2 switches?   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 12:24pm

Preview: Had one for 25 years.  One is a simple ON/OFF switch; the other will flip from brew temp. to steam temp.
JasonBrandtLewis
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Under 25 posts Topic: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 11:55am

Preview: Good idea - I'll try the spritz. I'm mostly grinding by batch right now.   Thanks for the sanity check...I've already blown through ~3lbs of beans since getting it Friday night. 2lbs were trash beans...
Overzeetop
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24-49 posts Topic: My head is spinning.. I need help!     (Pages: 1, 2, 3, 4)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: My head is spinning.. I need help!   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 11:51am

Preview: "I did have my eye on a few brands you mentioned.. the Profitec 500 & Quick Mill Silvano, but as I researched, more and more brands and machines ... just left in in total confusion!" --...
BillRedding
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Under 25 posts Topic: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 11:27am

Preview: I'm sure there's a difference in the 'fluff' of the ground coffee between the two methods. As brianl stated, you're fine I bet. Using an in-between container lets you check for clumps and deal with them...
PrescottCR
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Under 25 posts Topic: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Grinding into PF vs Grind and dump   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015, 11:20am

Preview: Assuming its level, no it doesn't matter.  Back when I used my Vario I just poured from the catch bin into the portafilter as the corner in the bin allowed me to pour pretty evenly into the basket.
brianl
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