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  1. Gaggia Forum
    I've recently acquired a 2012 Gaggia Classic and of course, all 4-5 people in my house want coffee in the morning with plenty of steamed milk. The boiler seems to be not-so-large so it seems to be possible for it to run dry - running out of steam even though the boiler is at temperature. This...
  2. Sage Forum
    Hello all, So my Sage The Oracle Touch has been working flawlessly for about 6 months. I have noticed recently the steam wand is not performing at the same pressure as before, so I did the usual descale cycle (another issue in itself) I’ve cleaned it out 3 times with descaler and taken the...
  3. Gaggia Forum
    I am thinking about upgrading this thermostat after reading a couple of blog posts. A question, does anyone know if this stresses the machine more and shortens the expected life span of other parts? I always refill the boiler with fresh water after steaming. TBH, I should probably do the...
  4. Technical | Faults | How-to's
    Hi All. Hope everybody is safe and well. I was wondering if I could call on the groups experience. I have a 2006 Gaggia classic fitted with a Rex C100 PID. The machine has now developed a fault where the steam switch is not doing anything. The PID just controls around the brew temp set point...
  5. Coffee Accessories
    This machine is in excellent condition, used for 4 years cleaned, back flushed and filters removed and cleaned after everyday of use. It was serviced in house on a regular basis and every rep who came into the shop praised us on the condition we kept it. It has never let is down. Seals have been...
  6. Technical | Faults | How-to's
    Hello, Iam new to this witch espresso machines. I got my hands on a old La cimbali m31 bistro. When I got it didn't work at all. But I took it apart and cleaned everything out, fixed the pump cleaned the boiler and more. Now I got it to work, but still some problems. 1. In the video you...
  7. Lever Forum
    Back to the metal lathe after a request for one of these .. Looked OK after a bit of buffing ..
  8. Gaggia Forum
    Hi all, I brought a Gaggia classic off eBay when starting out a month ago. However I think the seller had done a poor repair job as the steam handle is off centre and rubs on the casing. Indeed the whole steam tap is angled slightly towards the rear. I can't see how though as the boiler looks...
  9. Gaggia Forum
    Notices the steam on my gaggia classic drop very significantly after steaming two small jugs of milk. I'd say I'm making three cups during the third one there is practically nothing coming out, if I knock the machine gently it starts up again then stops. Used to be able to make 4/5 cups of...
  10. Gaggia Forum
    Recently I've got into the habit of pressing the Pour button on my Gaggia Baby (older version) just after frothing. This sends a burst of steam through the group head. Seems to me this helps clean the shower screen. Is this recommended or what?
  11. Technical | Faults | How-to's
    Afternoon all. The last couple of days I've noticed that the steam flow from my machine is very jittery. Seems to blow a mix of good old dry steam then a blast of saturated steam, bit of water, steam, saturated steam etc etc. Only started a couple of days back. I haven't changed any parts...
  12. Gaggia Forum
    Hi all. I put up a video here with a problem with my Gaggia Classic a few days ago, and the consensus seemed to be that the solenoid valve had gotten blocked with scale debris. The machine is 2011 but new to me, bought second-hand recently. I have been trying to get myself set up over the last...
  13. Gaggia Forum
    Hi, hoping someone can help me. I've got a machine that produces little or no milk, the coffee side seems to be fine just no milk. It makes a few noises but that's all. I managed to get into a service menu that had an error log, this showed "boiler steam overheating", not sure if this is what...
  14. Gaggia Forum
    Hi, I recently picked up a used 2011 Gaggia Classic. I had one many years ago, and at the time replaced the steam valve to fix a leaky steam wand - simple fit, and it worked great. So when I noticed the steam wand leaking on my new machine, I knew what to do...except this time, instead of the...
  15. Gaggia Forum
    If you don't ever use the steam wand.
  16. Gaggia Forum
    Hi All, I flick the steam switch and Mr Shades PID shows the boiler reaching 147 degrees and then fluctuating to like 139 and back up again.. not sure if that's relevant.. But anyway, steam comes out of the brewhead while the steam is switched on and im pretty sure that's new. Only had it a...
  17. Sage Forum
    Hi all, Has anybody experienced their DTP steam wand spluttering/squirting water when initially starting the steam. I notice this frequently, and how the steam doesn't seem very consistent in that you can see almost like the pressure is dropping at points when the steam is active. I have run a...
  18. Gaggia Forum
    I have fitted a PID and have a K type thermouple which is held to the boiler in the shell of the coffee thermostat housing using JB Weld. What I am noticing is that the solonid dumps water back into the tank at about 125 degrees C when heating for steam. Not sure if the pressure is set to low -...
  19. Technical | Faults | How-to's
    Hello all! I've been using my Gaggia Classic for about a month now, and I'm having issues getting true steam to come out of the pannarello wand. Specifically, I get steam, but I also get a decent amount of water coming into my milk, which thins the milk. As I steam the milk, I watch as the...
  20. Gaggia Forum
    Having finally bought a second hand classic (its a 39/2014 1200w, so not sure where that fits in with hierarchy of classic models) for £70. I have brewed my first latte and I'm not satisfied with the milk frothier due to the wand as we all know. What are the options for upgrading, is there...
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