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Brilliant by the time it arrives the beans will probably be ready/almost ready to use.

 

No problem we all started in a similar place as you. The reason I stayed with just brewed coffee so long was cause I found all the new terminology and things to learn daunting! !

 

Good luck once it all arrives and dont be afraid to ask some more questions


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You'll need a standard basket, I think you can get them on amazon for £5 shipped. Or try coffee hit if your looking at getting some other things, like a tamper which is also a good buy.


Sage DB; Mazzer Major; VST 15g, 18g & 20g Baskets;TORR Trapez & Perger Tamper

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Cream supplies also do a 58mm Motta tamper which is a good buy for a standard basket .


Sage DB; Mazzer Major; VST 15g, 18g & 20g Baskets;TORR Trapez & Perger Tamper

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Yes thats the tamper, but why so hooked on Amazon, a firm called Cream Supplies can sell you exactly the same tamper for half the price along with a nice selection of milk jugs and knock boxes. That basket isn't the one you want this one is the non-pressurised version: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gaggia-Stainless-Pressurised-Espresso-Machines/dp/B004ZER1TA/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1396865861&sr=8-2-fkmr1&keywords=standard+basket+gaggia+classic


Common sense is not a gift, it's a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone that doesn't have it !!!

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Yes thats the tamper, but why so hooked on Amazon, a firm called Cream Supplies can sell you exactly the same tamper for half the price along with a nice selection of milk jugs and knock boxes. That basket isn't the one you want this one is the non-pressurised version: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gaggia-Stainless-Pressurised-Espresso-Machines/dp/B004ZER1TA/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1396865861&sr=8-2-fkmr1&keywords=standard+basket+gaggia+classic

 

Thats the fella, its the non pressurised one that your after. They're about £5.

 

The Gaggia comes with the pressurised one as standard, they're no good.


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It looks like you've selected all the equipment. Now the fun begins.

To get started, there is a very good free download guide for how to start making your espressos and to get your heads around the variables which you'll want to control to get good/consistent coffee:

http://www.hasbean.co.uk/pages/free-espresso-training-book


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Bean to cup machine? Don't waste your money. You lose all control over the process...

You could spend £5000 on one and still get nothing better than a mediocre coffee.

You've been given good advice already...up to you!

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