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  1. Take a video of the exact method you’ve been using including your weighing machine. Also a close up pics of the basket and portafilter. This will give us a better picture and narrow down the issue(s). Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Kupi lowak / Civet coffee which I found alright. It was a friend of mine who used to have a coffee shop and micro-roastery. I had a espresso and I can’t say it was one that sticks to mind except for the actual visualisation of the animal pooping it whilst I was gulping my espresso. It was like £32 for a double espresso or thereabouts. It’s not my cup of ‘tea’/coffee. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Camden Coffee on Delancy street. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. So I ran out of my supply which I have been buying from my local micro roaster who I think is possibly the oldest roastery in London. I was desperate to get my hands on some beans, so I came across Union coffee beans at Sainsbury’s and bought the bag thinking it’s a kilo but turns out it’s only 700gr and a price tag of £15. What’s everyone buying these days and any experience with union coffee ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Reporting back with an update. I ordered the following from Espresso group : 1. shower screen (IMS 57MM) 2. Group rubber gasket 3. Boiler seal (red) Not going to bother with number 3 as I'd have to,unscrew quite a bit and i don't want to have to tamper with the meCoffee PID wiring, it was a mission to get it installed as the installation instructions weren't clear. So having installed the first two I must say has done the trick. There was quite a bit of gunk behind the shower screen that had hardened so gave the spacer a clean. The group gasket had hardened beyond comprehension so us
  6. Hello ArisP and thanks for the input. In regards to renewing the shower screen, I’ve already done that about a year ago and not sure why anyone would change the portafilter basket as mine is solid as it comes and looks in like new condition. I also cleaned the burrs plus housing for the mythos 1 about 3 months ago and seeing I make 1-2 coffees a day, it doesn’t get much use out of it as is the case for the Rancilio Silvia. Saying that, I’ll give them both a good clean this week and report back if I find anything odd. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Moderators can you please delete this thread, I’ve started in the right section. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Salutations all, it’s been a while since I posted anything on this forum. I have a Rancilio Silvia V3 (2012 edition) for the last 8yrs. I’ve changed the shower screen and fitted the ‘mecoffee’ Bluetooth PID and use the naked portafilter and usually make flatwhites using Oatly oatmilk. I usually use 15.5 to 18grammes of freshly ground coffee using the Nuova Simmonelli Mythos 1. The issue is that lately I’m getting multiple channelling as of late and I’m having to use nearly 17.5 gr of ground coffee which is on the higher side and I’ve been using a variety of different coffee beans
  9. Salutations all, it’s been a while since I posted anything on this forum. I have a Rancilio Silvia V3 (2012 edition) for the last 8yrs. I’ve changed the shower screen and fitted the ‘mecoffee’ Bluetooth PID and use the naked portafilter and usually make flatwhites using Oatly oatmilk. I usually use 15.5 to 18grammes of freshly ground coffee using the Nuova Simmonelli Mythos 1. The issue is that lately I’m getting multiple channelling as of late and I’m having to use nearly 17.5 gr of ground coffee which is on the higher side and I’ve been using a variety of different coffee roasts
  10. Welcome mate to the forum. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Farravi

    Londinium R

    If it was financially viable for me right now, I'd buy it in a hurry. It's in prestine condition and a price to match it.
  12. At risk of detouring from topic, what is the benefit of having a wooden counter top. Aside from looking aesthetically pleasing does it not pose a risk of bending, splitting, getting scuffed, etc. I fully realise that the OP may have bought / rented the property so would have no input in this matter. I'd still like people's take on it.
  13. Thank you for sharing and atleast your story has a silver lining or two. You save money through less consumption as well as the fact that your hands are not jittering so your livelihood is no longer at stake. [emoji3526][emoji1360]
  14. I didn't either, but do enjoy for those who managed to get them.
  15. I saw.that too and ordered 4 sets (2 for my family) and Amazon kept me waiting for about 3 weeks and said it was reported by the seller that he no longer has sold out. They cancelled my order without trying to rectify the situation.
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