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    1 Day Ago
    Next week, we receive quantity=1000 of our ceramic drip trays that are meant to be plumbed into, so they drain dirty water away. There's a light...
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    1 Day Ago
    FWIW, Rao posted yesterday this: https://www.instagram.com/p/BrF8KrIlIV2/ About one of the "spray head" prototype baskets that I made for him,...
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    2 Days Ago
    There's already a "pour over" advanced profile included with the DE1, but it doesn't make great coffee because: 1) the water dispersion pattern is...
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    1 Week Ago
    With the firmware we released a few weeks ago, we've managed to shorten the warmup time to just under 4 minutes. This improvement is available...
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    1 Week Ago
    I like the look of this sort of cable that angles away from the power switch. But there are very few manufacturers (only found 1 so far) and the...
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    1 Week Ago
    Ah, but I forgot to mention that IEC-downfacing will cause an interference problem with our refill kits, which optionally latch to the back of the...
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    1 Week Ago
    As it happens--yes-- and I had a sample made from this company, but whoops, got the direction of the angle wrong (blush). They're making another for...
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    1 Week Ago
    I have two new accessories currently in development: 1) a "pour over basket", to help you make V60-style pour-overs with your espresso machine....
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    1 Week Ago
    A few of our espresso machines are being used by "coffee carts" to make coffee to the public. I'm a bit nervous about the power cable coming...
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    1 Week Ago
    My feeling is that the social media features of YouTube are quite weak, and very few people that I deal with are interested in subscribing to...
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    1 Week Ago
    I've previously posted about the troubles we had with the USB charging cable that we ship with our espresso machine (see bottom right photo). This...
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    1 Week Ago
    Would it be more appropriate for me to remove these accessories videos from this discussion thread (which is mostly about our espresso machine) and...
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    1 Week Ago
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8klIShr3mAE And yet another new video. This one is about our digital milk thermometer: how it works, the...
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    1 Week Ago
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5GFQnpSH40 I've made a video to explain this product I designed and to show how it's used. -john
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    1 Week Ago
    I really like this advice, because virtually everyone owns a kettle, and this is a very low tech approach, thus likely to actually work. I was...
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    1 Week Ago
    My team here are still working through our understanding of how to properly clean a machine that has been using tap water, but speaking to baristas,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    The story behind why we created our own double-walled, classically shaped espresso drinking glasses. -john
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Well..... that was in fact my connection with Grocycle. I had several calls with them, and designs exchanged, two years ago. We were working...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    On that topic, has anyone tried https://grocycle.com/ and grown oyster mushrooms from their spent grounds? Apparently 30,000 people have tried...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    And I've got no problem with that. As I mentioned above, I also own a Grindenstein and I don't see that I could improve on it. If you want small,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    The Grindenstein is made from ABS, and wikipedia reports: fyi from https://dreamfarm.com/grindenstein/ Materials: ABS plastic,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    I doubt it. I can put my hand a few centimeters from the steam and not get burnt, because our steam is so dry. I don't expect that it'd sterilize...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    As it happens, I had a mini version of the same design CNCed as a prototype and that's what I use in Hong Kong, where my kitchen is tiny: enough...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Nightly! My girlfriend is British and seems genetically predisposed to mix booze in an agreeable manner. My unimpressive contribution to the art...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    A knockbox is basically a garbage can for coffee. How could you make it Decent?
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Thing is, the German forum user specifically asked to see the steam feature when it was NOT steaming milk. I know that's a bit unusual. I have a...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Over on the German-language espresso forum, someone asked if there was a video showing the Decent's steaming capabilities. There isn't such a video,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    I pull the same 15g espresso shot using several different profiles, commenting on the results as I go along. A useful introduction as understanding...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    This video was meant to be a quick tour of the Decent Espresso machine, and give you some idea of how I tweak presets to achieve a better taste. ...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    I get a lot of questions about my new tamper, which is philosophically quite different from the first tampers I designed. In this video, I...
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I'm John Buckman, and I design espresso machines at Decent Espresso.
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