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Water and Coffee
There has been tons-o-chatter about water. We do have some scattered talk; we wanted to have a simple water thread for easier member locating.

That's what this is about: WATER

plain old water...

This is always a great place to start with thoughts on extraction.



For those who have time on their hands to read and think, the article below is fantastic...



beach and tiki
Randy G
The ultimate source for water information (particularly in terms of scaling and avoiding it) is:
The Insanely Long Water FAQ:

edit: made link clickable.
Edited by John Despres on 09/29/2012 8:40 PM

Life's too short to drink bad coffee.

you are funny, the link I put above is Jim's article. I had asked him ages ago if I could put it up for download here and he was most gracious and said yes.

he even offered to sign it for me...

thanks for posting; you are correct it is the BEST article on water ever...

love ya bunches...


I'll only go as far as to say water is required to brew coffee, and if the water tastes bad, it can't help the coffee.

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The discussion was more of a water quality issue than quantity.

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Well I just had a heart attack not looking at post dates and seeing a post from G....

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It looks like the post before mine from another member was deleted.

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It was an intentional spam attack from a user advertising their paid referral link website.

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One of the things spammers usually do is respond to the oldest post they can find. I think it draws attention like this did.

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