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Are You Pulling Single Shots?

Hi, everyone. Happy Thursday! I look for all kinds of inspiration, when I write my blogs and, today, I decided I’d take some time to write about a topic mentioned to me by Kathy, our senior technician. I’ll be getting into the differences between single and double shots of espresso....

Question by Sean S.

Can the tip of the steam wand be taken off so that hot water will come out faster?

Question by D S.

do you provide the option to add on a PID an install it before shipment?

Question by D S.

so can this create great micro foam for latte art? Can you change tips such as get a 2 hole tip, etc.? How does the micro foam of this machine compare to lets say a $2000 machine such as the Gaggia TS?

Question by D S.

I'm seeing a TON of refurbished Rocky Doser machines on the net period. Makes me wonder if this thing is reliable.

Question by Kyle W.

What does WLL typical refurbishment process consist of? Most specifically, are the burrs replaced every time or is it a case by case basis?

Question by Kate C.

Also wondering if I want the doserless or not...I usually make coffee in a press pot of with a drip cone.

Question by Kate C.

How long will it take to get this item if it's out of stock and I "preorder" it?

Question by George P.

Will this work on an Expobar Office Lever? The rubber disk that came with the machine seems to have shrunk over time and it is difficult to get the pressure up enough to do a good back flush.

Question by Lee B.

Is the Rancilio V3 a better machine than the new Breville BES840xl? Is the PID option on the breville a big deal? Does it matter if you brew the espresso first and steam the milk second?

Question by Jane J.

I got my Silvia from you over 11 years ago and we've used it daily since, obviously very happily and with care. We've developed a steaming problem: she heats up normally, the light goes off after about 20-30 seconds, and I begin steaming - all normal. But the steam diminishes from full to...

Question by Chelsea F.

How soon might this item be back in stock?

Question by Vishnu H.

I've happily owned the Rancilio Silvia for a couple years now but am in the process of upgrading to a double boiler model. I plan on eventually selling my Silvia but would like to know your recommended approach to storing the machine in the mean time- is there a need to drain the boilers? If so,...

Question by Malia F.

My silvia is about 10 years old. The original portafilter handle just broke. will this work as a replacement or should I get the other model? also can I use the regular basket with it?

Question by David M.

Can I pre-infuse by pressing the single shot or continuous brew button and then stopping it when the first drop comes out?

Question by David M.

Can this machine steam and brew at the same time? I find that if I steam first, the foam rises and all comes out at the end in a blob. We have a Salvatore at work which does both simultaneously and I am spoiled. This machine would be my choice if it does both.

Question by Phil V.

My filter basket is leaking. While making espresso a little water is coming out on to the handle and dripping down on the counter. Anyone have any suggestions?

Question by David D.

Will the stainless steel blind filter basket (for backflush) work on my Pasquini Livia 90 espresso machine?