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Posted Fri Feb 1, 2013, 4:47pm
Subject: Water flow question coming from Group on Gaggia Classic
 

I've owned this Classic for years now.  Don't ask me why I never noticed this before when doing the descaling.  Here goes.  Took the shower screen off and the holding plate.  Descaling.  Watched the descaling liquid come through the group head.  The liquid is only coming through one area.  Should it be coming from 2 areas or just one?  Help. and Thanks.
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Posted Fri Feb 1, 2013, 11:10pm
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there is only one hole for the water to come through to the dispersion plate. that is normal.
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Posted Mon Feb 4, 2013, 3:07pm
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Agreed. One hole in the group head, becomes two holes through that chunk of metal I can never think of a name for (the one that requires 2 allen bolts removed), becomes tons of holes in the shower screen itself.
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