[Homeroast] OT: Yard Sale Espresso Machine Help Request

Robert Yoder robotyonder at hotmail.com
Tue May 31 15:12:18 CDT 2011


Thank you, Julie!
 
I just sent off an email.
 
Happy Roasting,
 
robert
 
> 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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> > > --
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> > > Sasquatch Coffee Roasters
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