Re: Did I break my water-level probe?
I think the guy on coffeegeek is right: I see a thin plastic sleeve at the
bottom of the boiler using my flashlight. I feel like I'm in Das Boot. How
the heck can I get it out of the boiler? Can I just replace it and spend
the next ten years boiling that part and drinking from it?
- Gaggia Boiler Removal Question.
... I opened her up and immediately noticed that there was black crusty stuff on the bottom of the inside and Martin had told me prior to sending it that black specs were coming out of the shower screen. ... My problem is the bottom of the boiler is huge, it looks almost like three pieces, one where the solenoid is, one where the top part of the boiler sits, and one next to it for something else, but it is all one piece. ... to descale once its out should I use some generic citric acid type solution purchased at say a drug store or purchase some cleancaf? ...
- Re: Dear John
... Just an observation - you are going to wait a long time to get to 234 degrees in a double boiler, since water boils at 212 and never gets any hotter than that. ... Personally, I would take the cream to boiling in the microwave, add the sugar and soda, heat it to the desired temp in the microwave by stirring every 30 seconds and testing with a digital thermometer, then add the nuts and butter. ... In a pan, the sugar is caramelizing because you are trying to heat it too fast, or perhaps there are hot spots in the pan. ... In a proper double boiler, the steam is sealed into the bottom by the close fit of the top. ...
- Re: ThermoSyphon Stall
... The HX passes from the bottom through the top of the boiler. ... when the hot water stops. ... bottom edge of the tank and above the top of the heater flange. ...
- Re: La Pavoni Pro Boiler Turning on Base?
... Within the week I will do the necessary surgery and tighten everything ... noticed the Boiler had move approximate 5 to 10 degrees to the right. ... bottom to investigate what I might do to tighten boiler I thought I ... would solicit comments from other La Pavoni owners. ...
- Re: Old Gaggia Coffee... continued.
... I believe the top is aluminum and the bottom is brass (inside the boiler it looks different too). ... Vinegar is OK for light descaling, but is useless for anything heavy. ... or at a point when you are prepared to do a thorough flush quickly, ...