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Rancilio Silvia - How to
Step by step guide for easy brewing and steaming with the Rancilio Silvia
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24-49 posts Topic: New machine Recommendation (realistically lower end)     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: New machine Recommendation (realistically lower end)   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 7:37am

Preview: Vishal, Welcome to the board. You have received some solid advice here. The sad truth is that the hardest equipment to use is the lower priced "starter" equipment. The temp and pressure regulation is...
calblacksmith
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Under 25 posts Topic: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 7:22am

Preview: The thing not mentioned is the freshness of your beans. Over about two weeks FROM THE DAY THEY WERE ROASTED and they will be too stale for espresso. To that, stale beans show the same brewing that you...
calblacksmith
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Under 25 posts Topic: Can someone explain all the electronic components of an espresso machine
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Mods and Restorations   Subject: Re: Can someone explain all the electronic components of an espresso machine   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 7:18am

Preview: SSR is a Solid State Relay.  Generally controlled by a PID: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PID_controller  Gets involved.  Len
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Under 25 posts Topic: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 7:05am

Preview: Wecome to CoffeeGeek!  Extraction depends on dose, distribution, coarness and, to a lesser degree, tamping. If your shot looked too light and tasted too weak at a percolation time of 20-30 seconds, you...
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Forum: Members Forum: Bug Reports and Suggestions   Subject: Would like to "watch" a topic without posting   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 6:43am

Preview: Haven't found this as an option, but it would be a useful tool for me when an interesting topic is posted that I simply want to follow, without necessarily having to making a reply.
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Under 25 posts Topic: Need a Grinder for French Press and Drip     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Need a Grinder for French Press and Drip   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 5:28am

Preview: Ah yes, size.  I have my coffee equipment on a cart in the corner of my dining room , not in the kitchen.  There are no cabinents above it.  I appreciate you pointing that out as that is useful...
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Under 25 posts Topic: Can someone explain all the electronic components of an espresso machine
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Mods and Restorations   Subject: Can someone explain all the electronic components of an espresso machine   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 4:37am

Preview: Hello guys,  I need your help..  I need to understand what is an SSR and its functions are...  I need help to understand how the thermostat works and its functions...  I need to know how the brew switch...
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Under 25 posts Topic: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Rancilio Silvia shot problems (this is driving me mad)   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 4:30am

Preview: Guys,  after 7 years of owning a Gaggia Baby Twin which gave me mediocre to reasonable coffee with no hassles I have upgraded to a Rancilio Silvia.   Knowing that the Silvia is famous for it's pickiness...
ExplorerPaul
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24-49 posts Topic: New machine Recommendation (realistically lower end)     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: New machine Recommendation (realistically lower end)   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 4:27am

Preview: You are right about the budget. He should actually increase the budget to buy an effective machine or go on with manual grinding. Because if you try to buy with such low budget you will find only...
Christine147
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Under 25 posts Topic: **SOLD** Milano Bezzera Family Lever [SOLD]
Forum: Members Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade   Subject: Re: FS Milano Bezzera Family Lever   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014, 4:21am

Preview: Jim:  Appreciate the feedback and enjoy the machine.
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