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jwoodyu
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Posted Sun Oct 21, 2012, 6:25pm
Subject: It's the little things
 

So my machine has been temporarily evicted from its place on the counter to a nearby cart which changes the hight of the machine making it about a foot lower. I can't steam POOP now. I am going to have to build a pedestal or something I can't live with this at all. For all the tiny things we obsess over to be crippled by something like this I would never have thought possible.

 
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Espresso: Izzo Alex Duetto 3
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Posted Sun Oct 21, 2012, 9:12pm
Subject: Re: It's the little things
 

It's strange how just altering the angle of the steam wand relative to the steaming pitcher changes how the milk will roll, eh?

I like having the top of my machine almost near the bottom of my neck.. makes it so much easier to work on it.

 
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Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Mon Oct 22, 2012, 6:33am
Subject: Re: It's the little things
 

How soon we become used to what we do and how we do it!
Like Bud, I like my pitcher higher rather than lower but from a purely mechanical point of view, there is no difference to the machine, it is the same, it is your view and hand position that changes and it can be like starting all over again,

Like we say to all our nubes, (no not a put down HE HE HE) Hang in there, it will get better LOL!!!!!

 
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