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Is it possible to replace the steam wandīs tip on newer La Pavoni machines?
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Pavel_Gudkov
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Posted Fri Oct 26, 2012, 11:43am
Subject: Is it possible to replace the steam wand´s tip on newer La Pavoni machines?
 

Hello!

I have recently purchased a La Pavoni Europiccola and a Mazzer Mini, and must say i am really pleased with the purchase! Both the coffee machine and the grinder are excellent!!!
However, i donīt like the steam wandīs 3 whole tip. I wonder if it is possible to replace the original tip (with 3 holes) with a single hole on newer La Pavoni machines?

Thank you!

Pavel
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Pavel_Gudkov
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Posted Fri Oct 26, 2012, 12:24pm
Subject: Re: Is it possible to replace the steam wand´s tip on newer La Pavoni machines?
 

just an update! ... iīve just succesfully replaced the tip! (it was hard to unscrew so i had to use pliers)
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Posted Tue Nov 20, 2012, 5:55pm
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pliers? did you damage your new one when you put it on? normally I'd use a crescent wrench...
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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2012, 1:44am
Subject: Re: Is it possible to replace the steam wand´s tip on newer La Pavoni machines?
 

Screwing the new one on you can do with your hand. It's getting the old one off after years of milk caramelizing on the threads that requires a tool...  But yes, especially if you have the gold plated one, using a box-end wrench or crescent would be gentler.
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