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I just recently joined the La Pavoni Lever Machine Owners Facebook page. Some new developments were there that I hadn't seen before. One involved the pre-millenniums adding a plug behind the group head and cutting a hole in the dipper tube to make the group head water heated instead of steam heated. https://www.home-barista.com/repairs/heat-control-of-1984-la-pavoni-professional-t40936-40.html As a side note....IMS SCREENS AND BASKETS FOR LA PAV! YAY!
Ok some geekyness going on here. Having headed down the path of adding some electronic geewhizzery to my new Espresso purchase, I started thinking about other steps to achieving / maintaining ideal temperatures for extraction. Really serious 7L boiler and loadsa massive brass grouphead machines do it by their sheer thermal mass (if thats a correct term), so with a little espresso machine a big issue is temperature drop when you pump cold water in from the reservoir to the boiler. I will be adding electronics to control water temperature more accurately in the boiler but could I give