Ground last tuesday or roasted last tuesday? If ground then they are stale and throw them out. If roasted then your beans most likely arent your problem.Originally Posted by 454141020 link=1309135978/0#0 date=1309135978
Sounds like you might be filling the basket to the point you cant lock it in properly. If you lock it in and then take it out do you see an impression of the screw in the puck? Or is the puck all smashed up from rubbing on the shower screen?Originally Posted by 454141020 link=1309135978/0#0 date=1309135978
The coffee shouldnt be touching the shower screen before you start the extraction, you need to leave room for the coffee to expand.
How well does your tamper fit your basket? You may have channelling issues caused by an ill fitting tamper or an uneven tamp.
How close are you to 60mls in 30 seconds at the moment?