Vesuviana Espresso - Electric : LUSENET : Coffee Related Buy/Sell/Trade : One Thread

Hi. A friend has recently given me her Vesuviana Espresso maker (Electric). However, the inside of the water carafe is corroded with white gritty flakes. I have run water through it, and it leave bits of white grit in the cup. Please help. I know there must be a way to save this wonderful machine! Any help is greatly appreciated. I would love to use this for its intended purpose. Thanks in advance! Chris

-- Chris Hallmark (, August 07, 2003


Sounds like a classic calcium/lime scale build-up issue.

There are some inexpensive product out there such as this that can eliviate your problem. Instructions are included.

-- Devon Woollett (, August 08, 2003.

Hi Chris: Can't help you about the flakes but maybe you can help me. I bought one of these electric machines at a garage sale but dont know how to use it. do you have instructions eg amount of water, coffee etc Thanks in advance. John

-- john soules (, October 09, 2003.

(1) use soapy water and soft plastic sponge to clean inside,then use any de-scaler out their to get rid of the white flakes..

To use this machine measure the amount of coffe into the cup,packed slightly tight the grounds..pour water up to about 1 inch away from the top,screw the black top back on and then plug in,at 600 watts about 1 minute and prezto its ready


-- iduff (, November 14, 2003.

Actually this is a question. Where do you find parts for an electric vesuviani?


-- carol Novello (, July 03, 2004.

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