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Under 25 posts Topic: Time to get back into coffee.     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Time to get back into coffee.   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 7:51am

Preview: A machine with a PID no longer requires a pressostat. The PID allows you to change the temperature of the steam boiler, thereby indirectly influencing brewing temperature via the HX line. The bigger the...
NobbyR
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Under 25 posts Topic: Problems with bottomless PF     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Problems with bottomless PF   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 7:47am

Preview: Problem solved! It was the grind, just a bit too coarse. I went very fine and that was too much, so I adjusted it a couple of clicks and now have a glorious single stream of beautiful tiger striping....
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Under 25 posts Topic: What am I doing wrong?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: What am I doing wrong?   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 7:01am

Preview: I'd try going finer than your last attempt like Patrick536 says, good advice on technique there too. I tend not to plunge & hold the mesh above the brew, pouring through it at time to decant, maybe...
MWJB
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Under 25 posts Topic: Time to get back into coffee.     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Time to get back into coffee.   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 6:16am

Preview: I guess the other thing I need to consider is boiler size and rotary vs. vibe pump.  To put it another way.   Apart from PIDs coming to HXs, what else has changed in the last 7 years in the prosumer...
MrFollies
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Under 25 posts Topic: Time to get back into coffee.     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Time to get back into coffee.   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 5:42am

Preview: Thanks for the reply.  Yeah I was thinking HX again.   I drink mainly milk based drinks, but the idea of a double boiler puts me off, mainly due to the (perhaps perceived) idea that the power consumption...
MrFollies
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Under 25 posts Topic: Coffee in Seattle
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Coffee in Seattle   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 5:21am

Preview: Yes Vivace of David Schomer fame and Geneva Sullivan.  Alley 24 227 Yale Ave Seattle Wa  http://espressovivace.com/index.php/home
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Under 25 posts Topic: WTB: Baratza Vario
Forum: Members Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade   Subject: Re: WTB: Baratza Vario   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 4:23am

Preview: I got mine as a refurb from Baratza. No issues and it came with the new metal porta filter. Check on Wednesdays.
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Under 25 posts Topic: Mexico Chiapas Organic long time to 1st Crack
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Mexico Chiapas Organic long time to 1st Crack   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 3:26am

Preview: You really want to get into this? Way too many possibilities from green coffee type to moisture content level to start. On the roaster side would be voltage fluctuations. Did you roast these two types of...
JojoS
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Under 25 posts Topic: Time to get back into coffee.     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Time to get back into coffee.   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 1:53am

Preview: Well, basically if you're heading for an HX machine again, which would be perfectly alright, a PID would mostly be eye candy, even though there's a tendency for a lot of manufacturers to have one...
NobbyR
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