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Under 25 posts Topic: Hottop problem- green beans in chaff tray
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Hottop problem- green beans in chaff tray   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 9:48pm

Preview: Where do the beans end up- mostly at the front of the tray (near the handle) or near the rear wall end of the tray? The only way beans can get in there would be if the drum is somehow aligned to leave...
frcn
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Under 25 posts Topic: Thrive Farmers Coffee     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Thrive Farmers Coffee   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 9:43pm

Preview: I've exchanged a few emails with Chad, been very impressed with their commitment and responses.    While the selection is limited, I was impressed with my order.  The El Salvador roasted nicely and...
CSweet
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Under 25 posts Topic: Krups F920 portafilter baskets
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Krups F920 portafilter baskets   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 8:15pm

Preview: Hi there --  I'm not familiar with that specific machine, but Internet pics make me think it's a steam machine rather than a pump machine.  The pressurized baskets are a problem, as is the grinder.  I...
OttoMatic
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50 or more posts Topic: New Breville Dual Boiler BES920XL     (Pages: 1 ... 27, 28, 29)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: New Breville Dual Boiler BES920XL   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 8:03pm

Preview: VST baskets are particularly nice to have when you have multiple groups on a machine. They are MUCH more consistent between each other than a lot of other baskets. My brand new (well, last year) NS came...
PrescottCR
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Under 25 posts Topic: Source of Roasted Beans in and around Brooklyn
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Blends   Subject: Re: Source of Roasted Beans in and around Brooklyn   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 8:00pm

Preview: I live in the Cobble Hill area and get my Stumptown beans at Cafe Pedlar on Court St.  They are always really fresh, and if you want you can generally get beans within a day or two of roasting (which is...
run23
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24-49 posts Topic: I am about to buy my first serious coffee maker!     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: I am about to buy my first serious coffee maker!   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:48pm

Preview: As an espresso-making newbie and an espresso drinking obsessive who bought a Silvia a little over month ago I can definitely recommend this machine with certain caveats.  I average about 2 espressos (on...
run23
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Under 25 posts Topic: Advice on an Espresso/Grinder setup for $800-$1000 US     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Advice on an Espresso/Grinder setup for $800-$1000 US   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:42pm

Preview: With the Vario -- I've had no problem getting a great espresso grind and courser grinds for the Chemex. I haven't tried French press, but I have plenty of head room to move up to a courser grind from the...
run23
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50 or more posts Topic: New Breville Dual Boiler BES920XL     (Pages: 1 ... 27, 28, 29)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: New Breville Dual Boiler BES920XL   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:39pm

Preview: sounds like you have the basic picture already.  you said yourself that VST baskets have a lot of hole area and thus less resistance to flow, which is a true statement.  Breville baskets have a...
dagoat
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Under 25 posts Topic: Hottop problem- green beans in chaff tray
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Hottop problem- green beans in chaff tray   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:33pm

Preview: I've been roasting on the Hottop for a while now, and just recently, I've been finding green coffee in the chaff tray. Some is green, some is tan. Any idea what the problem is? Fixes?  I roast 250 grams...
ELPhilly
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Under 25 posts Topic: Replace run switch on Rancilio Rocky
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: Replace run switch on Rancilio Rocky   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:07pm

Preview: If you remove the bottom of the Rocky (3 screws if I recall), you can do some very minor wire switching and bypass the momentary switch.  So the side power switch turns it on/off.  The wiring is all...
Bikeminded
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