Tag Archives: modification

The Oscar has been PID’d

It took much too much time. That’s inexperience for you. Had to learn a little about plumbing, wiring, power, and now I’m at the last hurdle of learning the machines temperamental nature. Working through calibration has been just about as interesting as the rest of the project. I’ve been talking about this on Home-Barista a […]

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Continued Espresso Work

I keep thinking of the book [Zen and the art of Motorcycle Maintenance](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0060958324/sr=8-2/qid=1141778747/ref=pd_bbs_2/104-5463207-1573560?%5Fencoding=UTF8) as I work on this project. Everything people create is a form of communication. They tell you what they think of the state of things. They let you know what they think of you and maybe some of themself. Sometimes you can […]

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Nuova Simonelli Work

I’ve got to post. I keep saying tomorrow and now my [Sciral](http://www.sciral.com/consistency/) is deep in red. I don’t like being deep in red, so lets start something. I’ve decided to modify my espresso machine and to a _light_ extent at this time my grinder. Welcome to the innards of a Nuova Simonelli Oscar. The Sirai […]

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