Monthly Archives: December 2012

Backflushing the Gaggia TS using a Blind Portafilter Basket

After each time you “pull a shot”, the residual pressure inside the portafilter is released by a solenoid valve, which allows the waste water to flow to the drip tray and prevents you being covered in hot coffee and grounds … Continue reading

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Gaggia TS User Manual Instructions and Spare Parts Diagram PDF

I have been searching all over the web for a free copy of the Gaggia TS spare parts pdf, but there are so many links to sites who want to charge you for someting which should be available for free. … Continue reading

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Gaggia TS Water Tap Rebuild

The Gaggia TS steam and water taps can leak after prolonged use or storage. The good news is that they are easy to rebuilt using only a couple of adjustable spanners.   First pull the control knob straight off.  It … Continue reading

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Gaggia TS Grouphead Diagram

The Gaggia TS grouphead is unusual in that it is electrically heated, with an 80W element inside and a thermostat mounted on the top. Other manufacturers use a group such as the E61, which rely on a thermo-syphon system to … Continue reading

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Gaggia TS Portafilter Dimensions

If you are looking for a replacement portafilter for you Gaggia TS, the good news is that the TS will accept a portafilter with the same dimensions as most other Gaggias. As far as I am aware, Gaggia use two … Continue reading

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Gaggia TS Steaming Milk

Just found this YouTube video on milk steaming with the Gaggia TS:

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