29 Nov '14, 4am

Gaggia MDF Espresso, David Savir #coffee #caffeine

Grinders need to be cleaned periodically. Gaggia ignores the issue in its operating instructions, restricting cleaning issues to those of a damp cloth to the exterior. Wholelattelove provides detailed cleaning instructions, containing one pitfall, which I will mention. To clean the machine, you first take it apart. It is held together by two tiny philips screws, whose heads are soft. After half a dozen unscrewings and rescrewings the heads become very worn, and the screws need replacement. This is normally after the expiration of warranty. The screws are of a very specific size, unobtainable except from the vendor. I ask wholelattelove for replacement. They offer to sell me the screws for $16. I perforce agree. They are backordered and never arrive. Wholelattelove support agree to find other screws that will fit. They send them and the screws do not fit. I complain to the ...

Full article: http://www.coffeegeek.com/reviews/grinders/gaggia_mdf/Dav...

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