28 Sep '15, 11pm

The Pharos went to Burning Man again this year: Love the ingenuity!

(completion of thread "Playa Espresso Cart" started in 2012, with most recent post in 2013) First Post: Playa Espresso Cart 1 - Art Cart Concept Last Post: Playa Espresso Cart 7 - Hot Water! The goal was to produce a manually pumped, propane powered espresso machine that did not require a generator or "electrics", esthetically and functionally compatible with the Burning Man festival. "Stuff Happened" in 2012 that kept the machine from getting completed for the August event (I got sick!), and in 2013 and 2014 I cheated by powering the machine off a 12 volt battery, inverter, and 120V motor and Flojet pump. What may make this thread of interest to this crowd is that in 2015 the manual levers were completed along with a redesigned burner assembly; I now have something to show and finish off this thread. Here is an image of the final machine setup in the shop before going to ...

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