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Hal asked the question Krups Portafilter

What is the diameter of the Portafilter in the Krups XP618050?

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Gaggia bottomless portafilter availability

I have also wondered about this problem. I solved it by going to the Joe Frex website. They have a Gaggia Naked Portafilter. I ordered it and now have it. It arrives with a triple basket in it which I had a devil of a time trying to remove by just pushing on it. I finally wised up and used the pressurized basket as a tool and got it out. The PF...

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Crema from Bialetti Moka Pot

Thanks. There is a video on you tube showing how to make cuban espresso using the same technique, interesting. I'm sorry i didn't save the link for that video.

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Panarello wand frothing

Thanks. I'll take a look at the videos.

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question Krups 618050

Is it a good idea to brew and steam simultaneously on this machine?

about 2 years ago
Hal commented on Weekly Giveaway! - The Yama 3-Cup Siphon

Just he right size for living alone with few guests! Remind me of the Silex vacuum brewer I had when I was first married many years ago. Great Coffee!!

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Badges and points

Since you didn't mention questions I guess they doesn't count!

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question adjusting Pump pressure

Thanks, Eric.  I didn't expect that it would but had to ask.

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question adjusting Pump pressure

Can the pump pressure on the Breville BES920XL be adjusted by the user?

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question Panarello wand frothing

I have been trying to learn how to use the Panarello wand on both my New Baby and Baby twin machines. I get good foam on both with 12oz and 20oz pitchers. I steam the milk first, then pull the shot. However, the foam seems to dry out and float on top. I have tried pulling the shot first and then steaming the milk, doesn't seem...

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Prefiltering water for Gaggia Baby machines

I checked the box with my Pur filter refills, does not directly answer that point. However, I just stumbled across the manual for the Qick Mill Alexi which said that neither Brita nor Pur filters  remove the minerals from the water and therefore do NOT reduce the need for an internal water softening filter for eduction of the need for...

about 2 years ago
Hal answered the question Gaggia Water Tank Question

I also have a Baby twin and don't have the problem. To answer your question I have to digress, I use a CPAP machine for OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), the machine contains a tank for the humidifier section. When I first got the machine the technician instructed me to make sure I emptied the tank each day because there was the possibility...

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question Badges and points

What are they? Are they earned or does one even acquire them?

about 2 years ago
Hal commented on Weekly Giveaway! - Maromas Coffee

Free coffee, nectar of the gods, where do I go?

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question Prefiltering water for Gaggia Baby machines

I am still confused about how to filter the brewing water for both my New Baby and Baby Twin. I have a Pur faucet filter on my kitchen faucet that i use to fill my Gaggia machines. I realize that the life cycle of a filter is dependent on the composition of the water however there are usually a way of suggesting a range of life for a filter in...

about 2 years ago
Hal commented on Welcome to Our New Community!

Why must you sign in several different times in one session on the WLL web site? Just now I signed in to my account when i firat pullws up the WLL site, I had to sign in when I asked a question and now I had to sign in again to comment here. Simply put it is frustrating to sign several time in the space of a few minutes when remaining in the WLL...

about 2 years ago
Hal commented on Welcome to Our New Community!

At the risk of sounding stupid - What are points and how are they acquired and what aew badges and how are they acquired?

about 2 years ago
Hal asked the question Latte Art pannarello and backflushing

I nave 2 questions, 1. Therer are some references to a Latte Art pannarello in your videos and on the gaggiaUSA site - How can i obtain one? 2. I have heard that Gaggia espresso machines should not be backflushed. True or false? If true - why?

about 2 years ago
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