Question for owners of sunbeam em6910 and em7000 (portafilter)
I would like to make a bottomless portafilter as an owner of the em7000.
Can you owners of both please confirm with be that the em6910 portafilter would fit the em7000?
Appreciate it guys!
I don't own one, but I have converted a number of portafilters for various CSs, and one of them was a 6910 portafilter for the owner of a 7000, he said it worked well and fit the same as the 7000 portafilter.
It's the old 6900 portafilters that aren't compatible I believe.
Hey mate. What mm should I use for a 58mm? Like 56mm do you reckon?
Do you mean holesaw size? I use a 57mm for the 6910s and then some tiny flap discs in a drill to smooth it down.
Thanks appreciate it.
I was planning to send it to my dad to drill but he doesn't have bits big enough
I have 2 questions
1. Is there a budget drill bit you'd recommend?
2. What professional should I go to to get it done? Like an engineer?
Thanks for your help!
Send it to me if you like. You pay postage both ways and I'll do the rest for free. There's some photos here of the last 6910 one I did: http://coffeesnobs.com.au/pay-forwar...rsions-2.html#
In answer to your question I would never recommend a budget drill bit. Drill bits and cutting discs on grinders etc are things I never cheap out on. I think the one I'm using at the moment is a Lenox from Bunnings.
And anywhere with a metal lathe with a stock large enough to take the head of the portafilter (which should be most lathes as the handle unscrews) should be able to do a very clean job for you.
I'll shoot you a PM Thanks!
Originally Posted by science-teacher
1) Yep - the 6910 and 7000 p/fs fit each other.
2) The early 6910 p/f is brass - OK for a good holesaw. The 2010(ish) and newer are stainless and need a lathe. Before you send your proposed p/f to ninja, I suggest you scratch it and check - there are plenty of places near the spouts which will be removed anyway.
And on my early 6910 p/f (brass) like Tampit says, I used a hole saw, with a battery drill so I could go slow at the job.
Also did the same for two 51mm diameter ones for an EM 4800c, and a Breville Bar Vista.
All for family members.
Im not sure what it is made of as it's coming from ebay.
My circumstance is
-I only have a crappy ozito drill handed down from my dad which it would surprise me if it could drill it (can't drill a thin metal sheet which was a washing machine drum used as a fire pit)
-the drillbit would probably run me $30 odd for a single time use and unfortunately I'm on a tight budget
I'm going to make the most of ninja's generosity because I can get it sent straight to him and pay postage back
I appreciate your help and if things were different I would have loved to have done it!
Thanks appreciate your help