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Question by Laura M.

We need a black replacement gasket for the portafilter for our Francis Francis x5...where can we buy one?

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by: Laura (♥10) | Feb 18, 2013

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Question by Stacy M.

I have accidentally thrown away 2 of the baskets for using the Illy espresso pods. How can I purchase replacements?

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by: Stacy (♥0) | May 23, 2006

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Question by armando m.

Before making espresso, I run at least one cup of water (espresso) before making an espresso. I am noticing with the handle and filter in appropriate position (without espresso or a pod) that water seems to burst out the sides instead of flowing down the center of the filter and spout handle....

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by: armando (♥0) | Jan 25, 2006

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Question by Nick K.

I use illy fine grind and tamp it with at least 30 pounds of pressure, but the coffee comes out too fast. About 14 seconds for a double shot. I time it from when espresso hits the cup. Should I start counting from time the pump starts or when espresso drips? Should i send it in for repair or am I...

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by: Nick (♥0) | Jan 22, 2006

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Question by Joe L.

I am trying to buy a tamp for my Francis X5 - do you have the size of the X5's portafilter?

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by: Joe (♥0) | Jan 18, 2006

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Question by Kurt N.

Hopefully someone here can help -- I have a FrancisFrancis! x5 that I use mostly with ground coffee. Unfortunately, it requires the use of a tamper whose screen is left on top of the portafilter/ground coffee unit when the coffee is made. Is it possible to purchase one of the tamper/filter...

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by: Kurt (♥0) | Dec 08, 2005

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Question by Beth R.

can you fix these machines yourself and if so, how do you get the parts?

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by: Beth (♥0) | Jul 25, 2005

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Question by Michael A.

What is the average time it takes for the water to reach correct temperature? I assume the light will go off - WHEN achieving the correct temp?

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by: Michael (♥0) | May 29, 2005

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Question by peter b.

should the machine be powered completely down, using the switch on the back, when not in use?

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by: peter (♥0) | May 24, 2005