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Posted Wed May 28, 2014, 10:52pm
Subject: Question on Portafilter handle
 

I have a Gaggia Classic.  My concern is with the portafilter handle.  The cap is missing from the end.  Cannot find it.  Normally that cap gets removed when I need to tighten the handle.  Don't know if this cap is missing if it will affect any part of the brewing process?  Hopefully not.  Thanks.
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Posted Thu May 29, 2014, 3:16am
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No, relax, the only issue is that the end of the handle is not as pretty as a new one is, as far as use goes, all is well.

 
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Thanks for replying.  Whewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.
Didn't think it would matter, but just here and there wondered.
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