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jwoodyu
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Espresso: Allex Duetto II
Grinder: Mazzer Major
Posted Sun Jan 27, 2013, 8:18pm
Subject: That can't be good, can it?
 

That can't be good, can it? Everything is working fine I just found that burned spot while messing around with my brew pressure today.

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Yes i have a reason for leaving SCG off my list, yes it is my opinion, yes it is subjective as opinions are by definition, no don't start a flame war because you disagree.
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calblacksmith
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Joined: 25 Nov 2007
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
Expertise: I live coffee

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 Sun Jan 27, 2013, 8:25pm
Subject: Re: That can't be good, can it?
 

I don't think that any time you see a burnt soi that it is a good thing!
I hope that it isn't serious or expensive.

 
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Location: Canada
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Espresso: Giga 5, ECM Giotto, Rocket...
Grinder: Anfim Milano-Best
Vac Pot: No  :(
Drip: Some $30 thing from Walmart
Roaster: I buy pre-roasted.
Posted Mon Jan 28, 2013, 4:51am
Subject: Re: That can't be good, can it?
 

If you're talking about the brown spot on top of the powerboard, I have seen many work fine for years with that discoloring.  I think the silvery-white Gicar sticker isn't very heat resistant and discolors with exposure to heats that aren't damaging the powerboard.  So long as it still feels smooth and flat, I expect it is okay. If the plastic has heated to the point where it is bubbled and rough, then something in there has gotten fatally hot.
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jwoodyu
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Espresso: Allex Duetto II
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Posted Mon Jan 28, 2013, 8:55am
Subject: Re: That can't be good, can it?
 

Jason at Chris's said that burn was pretty common and no worries.

 
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