[Homeroast] Turning Bottomless Portafilter

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 09:09:38 CDT 2010


Bottomless portafilter really means make sure you got your bottoms on when
pulling your first shots of the day. ;^)
Not that I have done anything like that, ;0000.
Joe

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 4:03 AM, Richard Ferguson <coffee at fergusnet.com>wrote:

> Here is something else to keep in mind.  Have an apron handy if you are
> pulling a shot before work with a bottomless portafilter.  You never know
> when a jet might strike and get your pants dirty.  Not like this has
> happened to me or anything. =)
>
> Richard
>
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Dennis Parham <dparham_is at mac.com> wrote:
>
> > Ginny I really like bottomless portafilters.. its great for shots because
> > you can see whats happening.. also no part of the shot makes contact with
> > any other object accept cup... plus it looks cool! ;-) Ive kind of backed
> > off on espresso this last year as a cup all in itself and have been
> making
> > americanos almost exclusively.. now Im back on my game and realized WOW!
> I
> > had become sloppy with my shots! Americanos have a way of making a not as
> > good shot an ok shot when mixed with hot water...lol when I recently
> decided
> > hey I jus twit a shot... I almost threw up! lol ( not really but you know
> > how we all are here... lol ) anyway... I did not drink it and... made it
> > into an americano! :-P but that made me think.. DANG! Ive let myself go!
> all
> > my experience wasted! Im a failure.. ok I didn't think that either but
> > still.. you now how we all are here ;-) so back to my story... anyway...
> > started making some adjustments nip here tuck there... lift.. settle...
> and
> > shots are back on trac!
> >  k! its like playing a Stradivarius... or acceptable copy.. well, not us
> > here.. you know how we are. ;-) lol
> >
> > Dennis Parham
> >
> >
> > On Aug 24, 2010, at 9:01 PM, g paris wrote:
> >
> > > Dennis:
> > >
> > > very cool.
> > >
> > > please let us know if it really does make a difference cuz I got one to
> > do
> > > if it does!!
> > >
> > > ginny
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Dennis Parham <dparham_is at mac.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Well I did it.. I went down to machine shop and had the portafilter on
> > my
> > >> UNIC DIVA turned... a 2-fer deal! was fun! I was allowed to watch!
> here
> > is
> > >> the URL I posted on flicker
> > >> http://www.flickr.com/photos/20226810@N02/sets/72157624800257360/
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Dennis Parham
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