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Topic: Mucho Gusto Problemo!!! Help!!! (5 msgs / 113 lines)
1) From: Jason Brooks
Greetings listers,
   This morning when I kicked up my Krups Gusto for my quick espresso, 
it didn't want to turn on.  Upon further inspection, it appears that the 
switch is no longer as 'firm' in the housing as it once was.  The brew 
switch worked fine, but the power switch acts as if it's gone soft and 
it won't faithfully power the Gusto up.  I've tried to figure out how to 
get into this little beast, but can't so far.  So, has anyone ever dug 
into a Gusto, and would like to share advice, especially with:
      1)  disassembly
      2)  switches
      3)  obstacles
A Silvia is looking even better......
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Jason Brooks
jbrooks
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Hanging Out in the Heart of VA,
With HW Gourmet, Poppery, and soon arriving BBQ roasters,
With Bodum Chambord and Krups Gusto brewers,
Drinking good coffee with anyone that arrives!

2) From: Terry Stockdale
Sounds like my story.  I switched to a Silvia after breaking the plastic 
steam valve handle on a Briel pump machine.  For some reason, I decided to 
take the brass valve apart, too, to see if I needed to replace 
anything.  Well, never water-tight again.  Silvia beckoned.
Comments on recent purchases:
1)  Rwanda 7 Lakes:   Roasted to City+, a couple cracks into 2nd.   Smooth 
& sweet in a Bodum Santos vacuum pot.
"you do not need this coffee, you may pick another."
2)  Costa Rican El Sol WP Decaf:  Bought this for the 
mother-in-law.  She'll be lucky to see any of it.  Roasted City+, again a 
couple cracks into 2nd, and brewed in the Santos.
"you do not need this coffee, you may pick another."
Terry
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Terry Stockdale -- Baton Rouge, LA
   http://www.terrystockdale.comAt 05:55 PM 6/13/2004, you wrote:
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3) From: Terry Stockdale
Sounds like my story.  I switched to a Silvia after breaking the plastic 
steam valve handle on a Briel pump machine.  For some reason, I decided to 
take the brass valve apart, too, to see if I needed to replace 
anything.  Well, never water-tight again.  Silvia beckoned.
Comments on recent purchases:
1)  Rwanda 7 Lakes:   Roasted to City+, a couple cracks into 2nd.   Smooth 
& sweet in a Bodum Santos vacuum pot.
"you do not need this coffee, you may pick another."
2)  Costa Rican El Sol WP Decaf:  Bought this for the 
mother-in-law.  She'll be lucky to see any of it.  Roasted City+, again a 
couple cracks into 2nd, and brewed in the Santos.
"you do not need this coffee, you may pick another."
Terry
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Terry Stockdale -- Baton Rouge, LA
   http://www.terrystockdale.comAt 05:55 PM 6/13/2004, you wrote:
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4) From: Johnny Kent
There are those screws that need a special screwdriver hidden under up
through the feet. They have a dimple in the middle. I believe they are
called "tamper proof torx" but you'll also need long shafts as a couple
aren't real close to the base iirc. I looked but have not disassembeld so
you're on your own. :-) I would have but I didn't have the right tool....
Thus the gusto still works, unlike the clocks of my youth ;-) 
At 06:55 PM 6/13/2004 -0400, Jason Brooks wrote:
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5) From: AlChemist John
ARG, my Delonghi had those.  Pain the in butt.  Even after I bought the 
tamper proof torx, I had to drill out the holes as apparently they use a 
thin, non-standard driver to remove the screws.  What is the deal with 
these?  Hiding trade secrets?  I don't think so.
Sometime around 08:55 PM 6/13/2004, Johnny Kent typed:
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John Nanci 
AlChemist at large
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