Many thanks to those who offered help. Leo, after feeling over and over, I found the lip on the shower head you spoke of and it pried off. I guess care in always backflushing and using detergent and making sure the pf never stays cranked down on the gasket any longer than necessary pays off. The shower head needed a bit of cleaning, not much, and the gasket, after 3 years and more espresso than most drink in a lifetime was still supple and like new. I just put the new one away and put the old one back in, no leaks, no hassle. I am amazed at how little buildup there was in the channels and the deep dank recesses of the group. Dan
Dan, You lead a truly charmed life :~) Mike (just plain)
Charmed life? I dinna think so, laddie. It is just an ordinary life but spiced with espresso, single malts and Bach...and beautiful women. Dan
The Scarlet Wombat wrote: <Snip> Those four things, in excess, can get you in a lot of trouble. At least I know the Bach will.
Can you actually feel the grease buildup? How can you tell? Helper eyes? :)
At 09:16 PM 11/2/2006 -0500, you wrote: Leo laddie, can't you feel a grease buildup? Maybe I have extra sensitive fingers, I don't know, but it was obvious to me. Perhaps having to read Braille and interpret facial expressions of those beautiful women by touch helps, too. [grin] Dan Can you actually feel the grease buildup? How can you tell? Helper eyes? :)