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How To Adjust Your Grinder

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How To Adjust Your Grinder

Video Overview: The single most important aspect of making a great shot of espresso is NOT your espresso machine. It is actually the grind setting of your grinder and how well calibrated it is for your intended use case. A perfectly calibrated grinder will make the biggest impact on your espresso quality and this video will teach you the importance of grind quality and show you the basics on proper grinder calibration. For a written grinder tutorial see our grinder calibration guide linked here.  Items Featured in Video: Eureka Atom 60 Ceado E6P Shop All Professional Grade Grinders 

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How To Rebuild A Joystick Style Steam/Water Tap

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How To Rebuild A Joystick Style Steam/Water Tap

Video Overview: This video guide will show you how to rebuild the joystick style steam/water tap for select Bezzera and Pasquini espresso machines. The average lifespan of the steam/water gaskets are approx. 12 months and should be replaced regularly to prevent leaks and maintain peak steam pressure. If you have a turn style steam/water wand, click here to see the correct rebuild video for that style of actuator.  Items Featured in Video: Joystick Style Teflon Upgrade Kit Teflon Gasket Compatible Retention Nut Steam/Water Lower Teflon Gasket  Steam/Water Upper Teflon Gasket Steam/Water Articulation Cup Teflon  Joystick Style Seat Gasket Joystick Style...

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How To Replace A Vacuum Valve/Vacuum Breaker

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How To Replace A Vacuum Valve/Vacuum Breaker

Video Overview: This video goes over how to replace a top mounted vacuum valve/vacuum breaker for select Bezzera/Pasquini espresso machines. Vacuum valves last on average 6-12 months depending on usage and should be changed frequently to ensure correct operation of your espresso machine.  Items Featured in Video: Vacuum Valve/Vacuum Breaker Pasquini/Bezzera Vacuum Valve Union

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How to rebuild the steam/hot water wand

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How to rebuild the steam/hot water wand

Video Overview: This video guide will show you how to rebuild the turn style steam/water tap for select Bezzera and Pasquini espresso machines. The average lifespan of the steam/water gaskets are approx. 12 months and should be replaced regularly to prevent leaks and maintain peak steam pressure. If you have a joystick style steam/water wand, click here to see the correct rebuild video for that style of actuator.  Items Featured in Video: Teflon Gasket Compatible Retention Nut Turn Style Bezzera/Pasquini Seat Gasket Turn Style Bezzera/Pasquini Valve Stem O-Ring  Turn Style Valve Stem  Steam/Water Lower Teflon Gasket  Steam/Water Upper Teflon Gasket Turn Style Teflon...

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How to Backflush/Clean Your Espresso Machine

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How to Backflush/Clean Your Espresso Machine

Video Overview: Backflushing is an essential part of espresso machine maintenance and can be the difference between great quality espresso or hefty annual repair bills. This video will show you how to clean your espresso machine and features instructions for both E61 and solenoid actuated groupheads. If you cannot watch a video and would prefer a written tutorial, click here to see the written backflush instructions.  Items Featured in Video: Backflush Cleaning Powder Backflush Cleaning Tablets Backflush Cleaning Disk/Blind Disk  Barista Basics Microfiber Cleaning Towel

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