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  1. Lever Forum
    I'm approaching (rather too fast for my liking) my 30th birthday and, now I have a fairly good grinder, I am considering dipping into espresso again. The flair has piqued my interest on a few levels: - the Neo in white is quite attractive. Having a pressurised basket isn't a terrible idea at...
  2. Gaggia Forum
    I have to laugh - I realised in the middle of the night I have been using the wrong basket (pressurised) in my new Gaggia Classic for 2 weeks - no wonder it wasn't quite what I thought All that tamping and weighing... I should have realised immediately, I took the spout off the portafilter and...
  3. Coffee Accessories
    I'm new to grinders - don't have one. I have a DeLonghi EC155 right now. I've been reading how you could have both a pressurised portafilter (standard) and mod it to be unpressurised, and I see the Gaggio Classic can be used both ways. As I understand it, pressurised PFs can take a slightly...
  4. Gaggia Forum
    I recently bought a Gaggia CLassis (older one not the new one) and it came with the pressurised filters. Looking to replace so I can get a better pour but wondered what people recommended? I really like the naked style / bottomless ones...
  5. Gaggia Forum
    Can anyone help me?? Ive seen bottomless filter holders around and I'm curious as to what the beenfits of using them are as apose to the standard one with a pressurised basket in that i use with my gaggia classic. If anybody has one and thinks it creates a vastly better espresso i'd like to...
  6. Gaggia Forum
    Hello, I have recently bought a new Gaggia Classic which comes with the pressurised basket and I am considering changing over to a Non pressurised basket. The reason is I almost feel it is cheating by using the perfecta crema rubber grommit thing. My previous machine was a Francis Francis X1...
  7. Gaggia Forum
    Hi I've just bought a gaggia classic from amazon. After struggling with the new style pressurised baskets I got googling & found this forum! I have to grind very course to get any flow, is this a characteristic of the pinhole basket? Should I order the old style basket? Regards Dave
  8. Coffee Accessories
    I have recently aqcuired a secondhand La Pavoni deluxe epsresso coffe maker (Eurobar) which has a pressurised portafilter. The manual is not great and says the handle on the filter after inserting in the group will automatically move to the left. Mine for some reason doesn't and I have to...
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