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What is a Prosumer Espresso Machine? (Part 2)

Prosumer machines will also come with commercial portafilters which is the handle where the ground coffee is placed. Nothing too fancy here, just a load of marine brass coated beautifully in chrome. They generally will be 58 millimeters in diameter and come with either single or twin spouts. They...

What is a Prosumer Espresso Machine? (Part 1)

The concept of Prosumer equipment is gaining more and more consumer attention these days. Let’s begin by explaining what the term Prosumer means. It’s simple.  The word itself broken down, "Pro" = professional, "sumer" = consumer. Put this odd couple together...

What Type of Espresso Machine Is Best For You? Take The Quiz!

Supers, semis, manuals, single serves, oh my! With all the different machines available at Whole Latte Love, it can be hard to figure out which one is best suited for your needs. Even with our serious online archive of reviews and videos designed to help you make an educated buying...

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....

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

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

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by: Sean (♥0) | Oct 15, 2013

do you provide the option to ad on a PID an instal it before shipment?

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

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by: D (♥0) | Aug 23, 2013

so can this create great micro foam for late art? Can you change tips such as get a 2 hole tip, etc.? How does the...

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?

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by: D (♥0) | Aug 23, 2013

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

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

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by: D (♥0) | Aug 23, 2013

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What does WL typical refurbishment proces consist of? Most specificaly, are the burs replaced every time or is it a...

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

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by: YellowDart (♥0) | Apr 29, 2013

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Also wondering if I want the doserles or not.I usualy make cofe in a pres pot of with a drip cone.

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

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by: Kate (♥5) | Apr 20, 2013

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

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

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by: Kate (♥5) | Apr 20, 2013

Wil this work on an Expobar Ofice Lever? The ruber disk that came with the machine sems to have shrunk over time and...

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.

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by: George (♥1) | Apr 11, 2013

Is the Rancilio V3 a beter machine than the new Brevile BES840xl? Is the PID option on the brevile a big deal? Does...

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?

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by: Lee (♥0) | Apr 05, 2013

I got my Silvia from you over 1 years ago and we've used it daily since, obviously very hapily and with care. We've...

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...

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by: Jane (♥5) | Mar 20, 2013

How son might this item be back in stock?

How soon might this item be back in stock?

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by: Chelsea (♥30) | Mar 16, 2013

I've hapily owned the Rancilio Silvia for a couple years now but am in the proces of upgrading to a double boiler...

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,...

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by: Vishnu (♥15) | Feb 23, 2013

My silvia is about 10 years old. The original portafilter handle just broke. wil this work as a replacement or should...

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?

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by: Malia (♥10) | Feb 18, 2013

Can I pre-infuse by presing the single shot or continuous brew buton and then stoping it when the first drop comes out?

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

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by: David (♥73) | Feb 12, 2013