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Under 25 posts Topic: Rocket Giotto Evo v2 OR La Spazialle Vivaldi II     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Rocket Giotto Evo v2 OR La Spazialle Vivaldi II   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 6:23am

Preview: Thoughts..... either machine can make great coffee, I would upgrade the grinder to get the most from those machines. Which would you rather have on your counter to look at each day? Buy that one.
calblacksmith
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Under 25 posts Topic: Breville BES920XL
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Breville BES920XL   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 6:16am

Preview: Remember that this machine is designed as a home duty machine and with design choices  along those lines (more disposable vs heavy built with less owner servicing ability). Long term durability has not...
calblacksmith
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Under 25 posts Topic: SBDU and steaming with PID.
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: SBDU and steaming with PID.   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 6:05am

Preview: We live at 2000 feet so there is not a lot of difference but remember that the boiling point changes in an OPEN vessel, a boiler is a closed vessel and altitude should not be a factor. At least that is...
calblacksmith
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Under 25 posts Topic: Monsoon Malabar
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Monsoon Malabar   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 5:34am

Preview: Haven't tried it yet, later this morning I will brew a pot in my chemex and get back to you.
Rhodie
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Under 25 posts Topic: Breville BES920XL
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Breville BES920XL   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 5:28am

Preview: SprBro thanks for your reply. So in the BDB case I should not be concerned with the lack of brass used for boiler, group head and portafilter holder?  The reason being the way the unit is designed should...
Rhodie
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Under 25 posts Topic: Rocket Giotto Evo v2 OR La Spazialle Vivaldi II     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Rocket Giotto Evo v2 OR La Spazialle Vivaldi II   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 3:10am

Preview: Hi,  Long time viewer, decided to post :) I'm about to upgrade my Silvia, this are the two horses running: Rocket Giotto Evo v2 La Spazialle Vivaldi II  The one on corner number 1 is a HX and allow me to...
Chura
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Under 25 posts Topic: Best timer for a grinder?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Best timer for a grinder?   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014, 1:12am

Preview: We're joking about "how cliche- a coffee maker for a wedding present" :>) I think the Brasilia would do well for them, it would be an easy transition for her, as long as she can remember it's not plumbed...
CoffeeRon
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Under 25 posts Topic: SBDU and steaming with PID.
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: SBDU and steaming with PID.   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014, 11:06pm

Preview: I chose a SBDU,   Terminology goes that.  Steaming requires boiler temperatures above 100 celsius at sea level.  But at 1500 meters above sea level will change the boiling point of water.  The boiler...
RayTCoffeeGuy
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Under 25 posts Topic: Different ideas? for modding a Silvia, what do you think?
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Mods and Restorations   Subject: Re: Different ideas? for modding a Silvia, what do you think?   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014, 11:00pm

Preview: I have been getting pretty good results with setting my grouphead temperature to 196, my brew water temp to 195, and not using any pre-heat. The brew water temp drops off to around 188 by mid shot, but...
dannyzee
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Under 25 posts Topic: Compak E10 master or Compak F10 fresh     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Compak E10 master or Compak F10 fresh   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014, 10:20pm

Preview: The polished finish does look a little more special. There's a photo of one on londinium espresso website and it's the only finish they offer.
HighPlainsRider
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