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Markarian
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Espresso: ECM Technika IV Profi WT-WC
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Drip: Moka, Aeropress, Hario V60
Roaster: Behmor 1600
Posted Sun Nov 4, 2012, 10:25pm
Subject: A Bright Idea for Oscar
 

I've been wanting to try this for a long time, but was recently at Ikea and picked up a "LEDBERG" set of three LED light strips that plug into the wall, via an adapter. The whole package was $14.99. Two tiny screws later and voila! The strip is completely covered by a thick plastic housing and removes easily for cleaning from the brackets. The light has an inline switch on the cord and stays well out of the way of the grouphead and the PF when brewing.

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Posted Mon Nov 5, 2012, 5:22am
Subject: Re: A Bright Idea for Oscar
 

Looks like "Close Encounters of the Coffee Kind". LOL

 
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Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Mon Nov 5, 2012, 6:13am
Subject: Re: A Bright Idea for Oscar
 

Nice mod! LOOKS GOOD!

 
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Posted Mon Nov 5, 2012, 11:15am
Subject: Re: A Bright Idea for Oscar
 

very cute! I will have to consider that one!  When you are filming pours it is hard to get light under there to see against the black....

 
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