Wii hacked Rancilio Silvia

Posted in Mods on April 21st, 2008 by Colin Loh

Found this link on Engadget. Silvia married Wii. Looks like she’s PID’d too. While the GS3 sports a joystick, this Silvia’s armed with a nunchuck.Technorati Tags: , rancilio,

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My Ritual and the next move

Posted in Mods, Pulls, Tools on January 16th, 2008 by Colin Loh

I’ve had a long hiatus since my last post, what with handling a chaotic comic book shop, and trying to move the whole shenanigan to a new place (more on this later), I haven’t even the time to do a roast. But I managed to find some time, what with my poor time management skills, to allocate for Roast Day Sunday last. Today is Day 3 of SM Italian Espresso… Continue reading

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An End to the Hail Mary Flush

Posted in eric_svendson, Mods, Tools on September 8th, 2007 by Colin Loh

I received the digital thermometer and E-61 grouphead thermometer adapter in the mail 6 days after Eric Svendson sent it. I’ve read the instructions several times over even before I received the kit, so I pretty much did a quick effortless installation. The instructions were well written, but for newbs who don’t know a bolt from a nut, it would be helpful if there are photos detailing the name… Continue reading

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Modding the Grinders

Posted in Mods on July 21st, 2007 by Colin Loh

You know you’re a Coffee Geek when …You think of performing mods to your coffee grinder that you just laid your hands on.Which was what I, with KS’s help, did this morning. We modded both the new grinder on the block, the Compak K6 and the Gaggia MDF. We performed the Sweep mod on the K6 and removed the finger guard on the MDF. I first read about the… Continue reading

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Eric Svendson’s Digital Thermometer Adapter for E-61 Groupheads

Posted in Mods on July 21st, 2007 by Colin Loh

This is a must-have mod if you have an exposed E-61 grouphead on your mid to low-end espresso machine. High-end machines would normally have PIDs to measure and control the brew water temperature

Essential thermometer mod for all E-61 groupheads

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