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by frachlitz
Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:12 am
Forum: S1 Operational Problems
Topic: Steam Boiler slow to raise pressure
Replies: 25
Views: 10660

Re: Steam Boiler slow to raise pressure

Scale on the heating-element could be the culprit
by frachlitz
Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Suggested Improvements
Topic: IMS basket and 53,3mm tamper
Replies: 4
Views: 12726

IMS basket and 53,3mm tamper

One thing i loved about my old Alex Duetto-setup was my IMS screen, VST basket and 58,3mm Reg Barber tamper. Perfect shots with almost no cleaning needed for my grouphead or naked portafilter. I have missed this with my S1 - but no more! IMS baskets (from Cafe-kultur.de (12-18g + 22g) Reb Barber C-r...
by frachlitz
Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:13 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: S1V1 steam boiler fitting maintenance
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

Re: S1V1 steam boiler fitting maintenance

chas wrote:Thanks for trying but your image upload didn't work. I can't see them either directly on the Forum OR via Tapatalk.
Redone from a computer - the images should now be there.
by frachlitz
Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: S1V1 steam boiler fitting maintenance
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

S1V1 steam boiler fitting maintenance

I gave up sourcing the right parts (I am in Europe) and with help of some parts from my work (from full-automatics) I succeeded:-)
(A bit tricky with most of my new parts in metric)
(Edit: Now with pictures)
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The parts....
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The final installation
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At the valve. Used a push-inn as i did not have the tool to make the correct ends on the tubing for the compression fittings.
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At the boiler end
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by frachlitz
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Dream T General Q&A
Topic: About how many shots between backflushes?
Replies: 3
Views: 3848

Re: About how many shots between backflushes?

I backflush with water every day after the last shot.

I only use cafatza about every 2-3 months
by frachlitz
Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: S1 Vivaldi II - Flow problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1817

Re: S1 Vivaldi II - Flow problems

Hi Chas, thanks for you input - i started someware else, recomended to me by the old owner. 1. I checked the flow out of the tube from the pump - 800g in 11 sec - no problem 2. Checked the flow out of the T with the expansionvalve - 800g in aprox 12 seconds - no problem I then decided to take apart ...
by frachlitz
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:44 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: S1 Vivaldi II - Flow problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1817

S1 Vivaldi II - Flow problems

I have a new (used) Vivaldi i have just plumped in - everything works, except.... well brewing espresso. After a lot of trial and error i have concluded that there is flow/pressure problem in the group. (please note - this is a bit special machine. It is a Vivaldi II but in a Vivaldi I houseing, app...

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