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Under 25 posts Topic: Gene Cafe still not getting up to temp after cleaning     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Gene Cafe still not getting up to temp after cleaning   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 1:14pm

Preview: My Gene Cafe is 6 yrs old and I roast 3 or 4 batches about every 2 weeks. Over the period of about 3 months the temp was not getting up to max setting and finally would not go over 400 deg. It would take...
merlot85
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Under 25 posts Topic: Bean Management with a Saeco Vienna Plus
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Bean Management with a Saeco Vienna Plus   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 12:39pm

Preview: So, I noticed a lot of variance in the quality of the coffee my Vienna Plus was producing.  After going through the grinder cleaning processes, it became obvious what the problem was.   The machine has a...
Erik508
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24-49 posts Topic: Breville Barista Express help ( BES860XL / BES870XL )     (Pages: 1 ... 3, 4, 5)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Breville Barista Express help ( BES860XL / BES870XL )   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 10:57am

Preview: I just tuned my OPV on the BES920 down a bit and am loving the results, this has inspired me to explore the 870's OPV and see what I can do. My guess is that when the pressure gauge is dead center in the...
PrescottCR
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Under 25 posts Topic: Why is first pour always fastest?     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Why is first pour always fastest?   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 10:16am

Preview: The problem with E92 retention isn't the chute, it's the grind chamber floor.  Read Dave's posts which precede mine in this thread, then mine.    It DOES take a lot of steps to make the E92 operate as a...
boar_d_laze
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Under 25 posts Topic: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 10:11am

Preview: Thanks Rich.  I meant the same thing of the two.  I'm caught up on the point I learned in this thread that the Vario is more susceptible to needing additional adjustment with different beans (possibly...
Texas_toast
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Under 25 posts Topic: Why is first pour always fastest?     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Why is first pour always fastest?   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 10:09am

Preview: Seems like a lot of steps to reduce retention for an expensive grinder, maybe manufactures need to focus/redesign chute designs.
CSME9
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Under 25 posts Topic: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 9:33am

Preview: How are you distinguishing repeatability from ability to adjust ...?  They seem the same to me.    One of the largest differences between the Vario and Forte is that the Forte uses a much stronger and...
boar_d_laze
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Under 25 posts Topic: Why is first pour always fastest?     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Why is first pour always fastest?   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 8:21am

Preview: Was there more than one way?  I only followed the instructions you posted.
brettr
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Under 25 posts Topic: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: single dosing with comercial grinder vs vario   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014, 7:43am

Preview: As I ponder the benefits of a higher end grinder than my vario I'm understanding there are other benefits to commercial grinders than quality in the cup...  repeatability, ability to adjust setting and...
Texas_toast
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