Velox, wall mounted Faema
Arrival disassembled and in a carton damaged by GLS, not reassuring to start the work, not sure that there is nothing missing …
The owner had warned me he missed the hot water tap. I have in stock a tap from Faemina that could make an honorable replacement. The safety valve should be removed, which would be useless. Validated choice I will do this like this:
All parts to be rechromed are now ready to go to the chrome person:
The tamper was broken during transport, the bakelite works happily very well:
The heating element has a very bad aspect and lacks the insulators and contacts … A verification is necessary:
Electrically the values are good I can mount the tips:
The chrome revenues I begin the reassembly, missing the thermal joint between the boiler and the frame.
Check and clean the warming light:
The thermostat is fully set to control and clean, it is the only way to ensure that it will work for many years to come.
Reassembly of the safety valve, return to water is very close
The boiler plus group is reassembled, one can go there. First cold water supply:
Waterproof and warm I leave it running a week to make sure everything is fine. I love the coffee that this machine produces!