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Thanks for the reply, and sorry for my english, it is not my native tongue. I tried to update my profile, hoping that it shows the current gear I am using as per now.

 

I have been single dosing a Mazzer SJ for about a years time, with OK results in the cup. I also have a Londinium 1 (bought it right before the "R" update, so a bit miffed about missing out on the rotary pump) which I am quite pleased with. Although I am pretty happy about the results I am getting, I find it to be a bit of a pain to single dose the Mazzer, with the retention and whatnot. I tried to get in on the last presale of the Monolith conical about half a year ago, to no avail. Luckily I got in this time, and this time it seems that the mk3 has some useful upgrades to it, as well as a cosmetic update that i liked.

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So to be quite clear, unless you have a profile telling everybody what kit you have, you are not genuine, or have I misunderstood?

 

So completely misunderstood David - From my point of view from a relative newcomer, the knowledge of peoples current equipment as I see it helps as to the level of help and assistance.

Sadly I appear on occasions to have come across since joining those who never went through a learning curve and being unfamiliar sadly attracts a sense of distaste.

 

Jon


One Life this is it, it's not a rehearsal so enjoy it best you can - Have some fun, buy a coffee machine.;)

 

ECM Synchronika - ECM V-Titan 64 Grinder - EXPOBAR MEGGACREM 2 Group - MAZZER Super Jolly grinder with doser -  AMIR Scales and they work fine - 15-18-20-22-25g VST Filter Baskets - Several MOTTA Jugs and a Home Made Knock Box. - Useful contributions from the Family.

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Yeah, I managed to snag a MonCon, so pretty excited, cannot wait until may arrives!

 

Well done you! I cannot imagine that you will be in any way disappointed.


Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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So completely misunderstood David - From my point of view from a relative newcomer, the knowledge of peoples current equipment as I see it helps as to the level of help and assistance.

Sadly I appear on occasions to have come across since joining those who never went through a learning curve and being unfamiliar sadly attracts a sense of distaste.

 

Jon

 

No problem on my part. because I misunderstood, I read it incorrectly so many thanks for clearing that up for me!

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I am sure that "xpresso" didnt mean that I am not "genuine" for not filling in the forum profile.

 

Absolutely correct and welcome on my part to the club.

 

Jon.


One Life this is it, it's not a rehearsal so enjoy it best you can - Have some fun, buy a coffee machine.;)

 

ECM Synchronika - ECM V-Titan 64 Grinder - EXPOBAR MEGGACREM 2 Group - MAZZER Super Jolly grinder with doser -  AMIR Scales and they work fine - 15-18-20-22-25g VST Filter Baskets - Several MOTTA Jugs and a Home Made Knock Box. - Useful contributions from the Family.

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Thanks @iroko that's good to hear. Can I ask whether that was using a linked bank account, credit card or PayPal balance? If I use a linked credit card I wonder if the same could happen - PayPal will contact the card issuer and they will block the transaction because it's outside my normal spending pattern.

 

@Heligan I only have a linked credit card on paypal, the transaction was way outside my normal spending pattern with no issues.


Londinium I / Monolith Conical / Macap MC4 / Cormorant CR600 Roaster

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@Heligan I only have a linked credit card on paypal, the transaction was way outside my normal spending pattern with no issues.

 

It’s down to who you bank with. Some banks/credit card companies are stricter than others I believe.


ECM Synchronika, Kafatek Monolith Flat, Niche Zero, Pullman Bigstep Tamper, ONA OCDv3 Distribution Tool, VST 18g & 20g Ridgeless Baskets, Acaia Lunar Scales, LW Bean Cellar & Caddy, Aeropress, Aergrind, notNeutral Cups

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My MC3 with TiN coated burrs landed yesterday. I really like the design updates. So far I've only run about 1kg through to season it. Denis advises another kg but even now the retention is 0.1g or less. Grinds look very consistent and no clumping. Still dialling in at the moment but pretty good results so far. Definitely needs WDT for now.

 

What containers do people use for weighing out beans? If I RDT on a cup or glass the beans tend to stick to the side which makes pouring them into the funnel a faff.

 

Not sure if the MC3 is supposed to have an LED on the switch? No light on mine.

 

Does anyone know if the rubber feet are stuck on? I have a slight wobble so I need to adjust one of the feet.

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Londinium R and Kafatek MC3

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My MC3 with TiN coated burrs landed yesterday. I really like the design updates. So far I've only run about 1kg through to season it. Denis advises another kg but even now the retention is 0.1g or less. Grinds look very consistent and no clumping. Still dialling in at the moment but pretty good results so far. Definitely needs WDT for now.

 

What containers do people use for weighing out beans? If I RDT on a cup or glass the beans tend to stick to the side which makes pouring them into the funnel a faff.

 

Not sure if the MC3 is supposed to have an LED on the switch? No light on mine.

 

Does anyone know if the rubber feet are stuck on? I have a slight wobble so I need to adjust one of the feet.

 

Congratulations

 

I don’t RDT and don’t experience any static in my (old) Conical ;)

 

Looks so neat without the knurled adjustment tightening knob!

 

 

No long signatures on TapAtalk :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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Very Noice.


SAGE IS NOT A UPGRADE

 

 

:)

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My MC3 with TiN coated burrs landed yesterday. I really like the design updates. So far I've only run about 1kg through to season it. Denis advises another kg but even now the retention is 0.1g or less. Grinds look very consistent and no clumping. Still dialling in at the moment but pretty good results so far. Definitely needs WDT for now.

 

What containers do people use for weighing out beans? If I RDT on a cup or glass the beans tend to stick to the side which makes pouring them into the funnel a faff.

 

Not sure if the MC3 is supposed to have an LED on the switch? No light on mine.

 

Does anyone know if the rubber feet are stuck on? I have a slight wobble so I need to adjust one of the feet.

 

Nice one Rob... Enjoy!

 

I weigh my beans into the soft measuring jug that I later use to split my foamed milk. Prior to that, I used a cup-sized Tupperware base.

On the very rare occasions that I have needed RDT, both of the above have proved ok for me. Using the jug, you can give the beans a good swirl before pouring them into the hopper.

 

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There is no LED on the switch of the previous style conical.

 

Assuming that the base design has remained the same then the rubber feet are bonded to the inset perspex of the base.


Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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I just use a small yogurt pot or similar food stuff from a supermarket. I have to RTD on my conical all the time, I was hoping I wouldn't have to by now. :(


Londinium I / Monolith Conical / Macap MC4 / Cormorant CR600 Roaster

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I use one of these baby weening pots for weighing, they’re just the right size. think I have about 300 lying around.

 

Congrats...It looks awesome!


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Hi,

Looks great! :)

We don't bother with RDT on our 6-8 month old conical. Pretty sure that in/out weights were within 0.1g when I last felt the need to check! :p

Same on the flat but I do find my Lyn Weber HG-One benefits from it.

 

Have bean cellars for dosing and pouring but they wouldn't be good as a container for RDT:

https://lynweber.com/accessories/bean-cellars-glass/

 

J


Londinium R v3 / Silvia / Mythos One CP / HG One / Feldgrind Mk2 / Baratza Vario / Dripster / IMS 18g VST / Londinium Tamper / Decent Espresso Baskets + Tamper / Acaia Scales / Forge / Foundry Roasts

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hello everyone:o, I introduce myself in the club, for it is a pleasure ; I am writing from Italy; this is my setting even if soon I will buy an espresso machine :

 

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@Ivan89R Welcome!


Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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Welcome @Ivan89R ;)


ECM Synchronika, Kafatek Monolith Flat, Niche Zero, Pullman Bigstep Tamper, ONA OCDv3 Distribution Tool, VST 18g & 20g Ridgeless Baskets, Acaia Lunar Scales, LW Bean Cellar & Caddy, Aeropress, Aergrind, notNeutral Cups

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Welcome to the forum and thank you for sharing your setup here - some great kit you have there :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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And a warm welcome to the forum from me, looks like you have all you need for a decent coffee drink and well to hand, a busy area.

The Mono looks well 'Black'.

 

Jon.


One Life this is it, it's not a rehearsal so enjoy it best you can - Have some fun, buy a coffee machine.;)

 

ECM Synchronika - ECM V-Titan 64 Grinder - EXPOBAR MEGGACREM 2 Group - MAZZER Super Jolly grinder with doser -  AMIR Scales and they work fine - 15-18-20-22-25g VST Filter Baskets - Several MOTTA Jugs and a Home Made Knock Box. - Useful contributions from the Family.

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It seems a while since this thread had an update :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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It seems a while since this thread had an update :)
Do you know something we don't?

Ve ve suvivius.... /E37s/ Eazytamp / tupperware pot / completely healthy relationship with coffee (and bank manager).

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It's Tizzwazz day


SAGE IS NOT A UPGRADE

 

 

:)

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Do you know something we don't?

 

Not *yet* :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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Flat Max and Conicals went on pre-order this morning.

 

No standard Flats though as Dennis can’t make all 3 simultaneously.

 

Shame really, I was seriously considering a Flat.


ECM Synchronika, Kafatek Monolith Flat, Niche Zero, Pullman Bigstep Tamper, ONA OCDv3 Distribution Tool, VST 18g & 20g Ridgeless Baskets, Acaia Lunar Scales, LW Bean Cellar & Caddy, Aeropress, Aergrind, notNeutral Cups

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