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    sten186 liked post by Yelta On thread : Espresso for Beginners: History and Common Misconceptions
    Here's an interesting 5 min video aimed at newcomers to espresso, from the people at Whole Latte Love, pretty well on the ball.:) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmgba3OH7s4
    Liked On: 27th April 2018, 07:28 AM
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    sten186 liked post by Yelta On thread : Do you wiggle?
    A tip known to most older Snobs, I thought worth mentioning for the benefit of newcomers to the site. The portafilter wiggle helps in keeping the group head area clean. When finishing a session...
    Liked On: 26th April 2018, 06:42 AM
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    sten186 liked post by Di_Bartoli On thread : Bezzera Galatea Domus won't heat up
    Take it for a service it could be as simple of: Anti vacum valve Pressure switch this machine has an extra relay for safety Heating Element Control Board Regards Renzo
    Liked On: 23rd April 2018, 05:33 AM
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    sten186 liked post by Casa Espresso On thread : Bezzera Galatea Domus won't heat up
    In order of probability Pressurestat , board, element.. My advice, take it to a service centre. 240V is not something to be played with Cheers
    Liked On: 23rd April 2018, 05:33 AM
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    sten186 liked post by EspressoAdventurer On thread : Just upgraded - e61 tuning advice
    I agree chase around 40g in 35sec with about 8sec pre-infusion (before first blush of liquor appears). Note: assuming around an 18g dose. I personally don't overdose = insufficient 'head...
    Liked On: 23rd April 2018, 05:27 AM
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    sten186 liked post by TampIt On thread : Can feel grinds on the shower screen after a pour
    "geounds to be on the shower screen": Normal within reason. Generally the oilier the roast, the higher the dose and the poorer the technique, the more buildup you will get. However zero buildup...
    Liked On: 22nd April 2018, 05:29 PM
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    sten186 liked post by Erimus On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    When I'm making filter coffee I just catch the grounds into a Harris 10-12 cup filter paper. After reading this thread I though this would work perfectly for jiggling the clumps out and then be quite...
    Liked On: 14th April 2018, 12:28 PM
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    sten186 liked post by Yelta On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    Hmmm, noticed this, given the long running discussion re this machine I'm quite surprised at the suggested fix. Then we had the before and after pics with almost non existent crema, if I had...
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 05:19 PM
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    sten186 liked post by noonar On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    The bottom of a small stainless powdered chocolate shaker works perfect for me.
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 05:19 PM
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    sten186 liked post by noidle22 On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    I swill the grinds around with a toothpick as they come out of the grinder into the basket (Compak K3, clumps badly). This breaks up the worst of the clumps then i poke at the remaining bigger...
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 05:19 PM
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    sten186 liked post by Jackster On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    It seems jars are a good size. Jam, curry paste or similar. My 270w has a issue with holding the glass though. Messes the weight up if you hold (or even touch it)
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 05:19 PM
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    sten186 liked post by Yelta On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    How about a small piece of rubber or similar on the base to stop movement?
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 05:19 PM
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    sten186 liked post by bigdaddy On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    Hi Sten, Here is a youTube video from a recent post on this site ... Post 1154 "Decent espresso machines (DE1) - Any thoughts" thread which may be of interest for you. Declumping espresso with...
    Liked On: 11th April 2018, 07:59 AM
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    sten186 liked post by Dimal On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    Dosing cups like the one in the photo can be purchased from a number of outlets if you do a Google Search for them. Or, you could knock one up for yourself out of what ever comes close to the right...
    Liked On: 10th April 2018, 11:49 PM
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    sten186 liked post by Mb21 On thread : Using coffee distribution tools
    I couldn't find a nice stainless cup like that for a decent price (could have changed now) so i brought these https://www.decor.com.au/product/bright-healthy-6-snack-dip-tubs-75-ml/ Got them from...
    Liked On: 10th April 2018, 11:49 PM
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