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Posted Fri Sep 21, 2012, 2:17pm
Subject: OHHHHHHH, what is inside the box????????
 

I was walking in an antique mall today and saw this, I just couldn't help myself!
I guess it was the geek in me, new toys!!!!

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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Fri Sep 21, 2012, 2:22pm
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I guess I have to show you what was inside!
Well, how about scale weights!
From 1mg to 30mg they are missing but there still is (in mg) 50, 100, 200, 300, two 500.

Then in G I have 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 20, 30 and 50.

This should be more than enough to take care of any dosing or scale needs and a few needs I have not thought of yet LOL!

A quick on line search and these sets go in the lowest grade without NTSB certs at + $350 and up so my $75 out the door investment should be OK!

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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Fri Sep 21, 2012, 2:28pm
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well prices are all over the map but I still did ok

 
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Posted Fri Sep 21, 2012, 3:45pm
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Yeah, still a pretty good score Wayne! Man imagine if it was all complete!!

 
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Mon Sep 24, 2012, 7:18am
Subject: Re: OHHHHHHH, what is inside the box????????
 

Well, I have had the weekend to play with my scales and weights, the good thing is that the scales are very close to where they should be. My .1g scale will measure to w/in about 1.5 of it's rated specs or in other words, it will read to .1g + - .06g !

My little scale (above) goes to a max of 500g and my naked PF weighs 410 so I can weigh my dose IN the PF, if I balance it correctly (the pan is a little small and it takes careful positioning of the PF assembly) !

I also found that my auto weighing/dosing grinder will grind w/in about .5g + or -, close enough for me to not want to fuss with weighing each shot before grinding, I will let my grinder do that!

 
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