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The coffee is never strong enough

I've tried several times, even using different kinds of coffee, and it just never seems strong enough.  Am i not using enough coffee/too much water?  Any one have instructions on how to use this item?

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Be sure to use a very fine grind of a true Italian Roast espresso bean, and don't be afraid to tamp or pack the coffee a bit. Also, you don't want to overheat the pot...a low flame (or setting on your electric stove) will work best.

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