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    Default Baby is frothing lethargically ?? need new steam thermostat

    I have 2 Babies - 2002 and 2005. Happy with both in general. But the 2002 model steams a little slower and takes longer to get to temperature. Works OK, just the 2005 is a little better. Does this point to a new steam thermostat?
    Gaggia Baby 2002 and 2005, Mazzer Major, Motta 58.4mm tamper

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    NO!!! It points to me almost having a hear attack!!! I read your post as Baby is frothing alarmingly, and thought you meant a real baby!!!!!
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    I would go for a PID - makes much better steam (and you do not need to use the steam thermostat at all)
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    Quote Originally Posted by MildredM View Post
    NO!!! It points to me almost having a hear attack!!! I read your post as Baby is frothing alarmingly, and thought you meant a real baby!!!!!
    The idea that someone would post on coffeeforums for emergency advice regarding their frothing baby is amusing me far more than it should.

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    So how do you fit a subcutaneous thermostat in your average baby? Does it require an general anaesthetic or just something local?
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    Quote Originally Posted by les24preludes View Post
    So how do you fit a subcutaneous thermostat in your average baby? Does it require an general anaesthetic or just something local?
    Hahahaha!!! And Thank you very much - just sent the guinea pigs skittering in fright at my loud laughter outburst at this!!!!!!!!!
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