New Precision Shower Screens / Baskets @ CC

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New Precision Shower Screens / Baskets @ CC

Post by GooseVR1 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:23 pm

I'm just wondering if anyone had bought the "new" bottomless PF from CC with the precision basket; Mary says they are laser cut now. I have the same bottomless PF that they've always sold - with the standard triple basket.

They also have laser cut shower screens. ... 460211.htm

Think this will yield better results in the cup - since that's what matters?

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Re: New Precision Shower Screens / Baskets @ CC

Post by jack4s1caf » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:12 pm

Definitely a big difference in terms of water flow, and I'm dialing in again because a lot of how I was grinding / tamping had to do with avoiding channeling ... so far so good.

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Re: New Precision Shower Screens / Baskets @ CC

Post by rhinoevans » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:35 am

I bought both. Not sure screen that much better, but atleast I have a second set. Triple basket awesome!!!

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Re: New Precision Shower Screens / Baskets @ CC

Post by Dan Bollinger » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:55 am

I've received both. I saw a definite improvement with the new screens. Very even water distribution, almost no disturbance on the puck's surface, and no channeling on any of the three dozen shots I've pulled so far. Watching the pour from the bottomless PF, the flow invariably begins at the perimeter and gradually combines at the center. I didn't see any change after switching to the new basket.

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