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How do you remove the the shower holder plate. Frozen in place and don't want to damage allen bolt holes trying to pry loose.

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Hi there, once you remove the screw if you get a fine headed screwdriver and prise it off from the centre hole where you took the screw from. Don't be shy the block underneath is very solid. It will come away and show you the two hex nuts. Remove the two hex nuts with an allen key to fit and then again prise with screwdriver in one of the holes until it pops off. I fix these machines every day and some can be very hard to get off. Don't be shy with giving it a bit of oomff to get it off. All the group head parts are very solid metals and are dificult to dammage. That should hopefully help you out and if you have any further problems please get in touch with David at coffeeservice@live.com and he can help you out.

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