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Just set up a recently purchased used Astoria argenta single and can't get a thick Espresso

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    Ernest R May 11, 2010

    There could be a few things going on, is your pump pressure set correctly and if yes, is the grind set properly on your grinder.

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Also, the freshness of the coffee is very important. Old stale coffee will not produce the crema like freshly roasted. Your extraction time for a long shot should be in the 20 to 25 second range.

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Try adjusting the grind on the grinder to a finer setting, and make sure that the machine ins producing about 9 bars of pressure on the water pump(check bottom gauge on manometer).

Posted on May 14, 2009

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