[Homeroast] OT: Yard Sale Espresso Machine Help Request

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 02:34:02 CDT 2011


Robert,
Very glad you found those guys. I can't wait to look into them too.
Joseph

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM, Robert Yoder <robotyonder at hotmail.com>wrote:

>
> Hi, Julie,
>
> An update:  Parts guru called me (during his evening time in Pa) in quick
> response to an email query.  He is absolutely remarkably knowledgeable,
> gracious, and friendly.  As he reported: he loves his job.  This is perhaps
> one of the best service operations I've ever experienced, and all for what
> will possibly amount to a low-dollar transaction.
>
> I must say that partsguru is a stand-out and thank you for your
> recommendation.  My favorite things in life (really) are excellence and
> effort tied together.  It's where we shine and makes me proud of ourselves,
> for a moment.  This is a very good internet Espresso Machine repair source!
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Happy Roasting,
>
> robert yoder
>
> > Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 05:54:52 -0400
> > From: milkmade61 at gmail.com
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] OT: Yard Sale Espresso Machine Help Request
> >
> > Robert,
> >
> > www.partsguru.com
> >
> > very helpful and infornative
> >
> > Julie
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 5:46 PM, Robert Yoder <robotyonder at hotmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Thanks, Joe!
> > >
> > > I will check out these leads.
> > >
> > > all the best, and,
> > >
> > > Happy Roasting,
> > >
> > > robert yoder
> > >
> > > > Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 08:18:29 -0700
> > > > From: theotherjo at gmail.com
> > > > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > > > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] OT: Yard Sale Espresso Machine Help Request
> > > >
> > > > Robert,
> > > > Have you checked in with http://www.home-barista.com/
> > > > There are some serious machine heads there that take the same joy as
> you
> > > do
> > > > in bringing the dead back to life.
> > > > Same goes for Baristaexchange.com
> > > > In fact their group is called Machine Heads.
> > > > Joe
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 9:00 PM, Robert Yoder <
> robotyonder at hotmail.com
> > > >wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Greetings, Coffee-Folk,
> > > > >
> > > > > I Found a distressed Espresso Machine and wonder if I can resurrect
> it.
> > > I
> > > > > was told that it blew fuses.
> > > > >
> > > > > The Machine is labeled Italian Espress Moka Supreme, apparently is
> made
> > > by
> > > > > SAECO and was also sold under many different labels, one of which
> was
> > > > > LaPavoni Euromatic. It has a small brass boiler (similar to Miss
> > > Sylvia?)
> > > > > with three thermostats arranged in triangular pattern on top, and a
> > > > > portafilter in the 54mm Range.
> > > > >
> > > > > I would love to learn about and restore this machine! I have it
> > > uncovered
> > > > > and have drawn a wiring diagram. There is a microswitch connected
> to
> > > the
> > > > > rotary Steam Valve which may assist in Steam Functions.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm starting to look through it, but realize that I may not have
> > > adequate
> > > > > information. For example, there is one lead which starts black
> > > shrink-wrap
> > > > > at the pump, has a swollen node under the shrink wrap, and
> terminates
> > > at the
> > > > > main power switch. I thought the swollen node was some kind of
> fuse,
> > > but
> > > > > discovered that it may be a Diode, because it conducts in only one
> > > > > direction. I know I know not.
> > > > >
> > > > > Awhile ago, I seem to remember that someone had made some basic
> > > Espresso
> > > > > Machine Repairs and Knowledge available. Can anyone here direct me
> to
> > > > > assistance in figuring out and firing up this machine?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks to all, Happy Memorial Day, and,
> > > > >
> > > > > Happy Roasting,
> > > > >
> > > > > robert yoder
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