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Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« on: July 16, 2017, 04:17:56 AM »
I'm trying to find a replacment steam knob clip for a Gaggia Cubika

Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip - DY0033/01/A


Can anyboby help me out and know where i can get one in the UK

I can only find the steam knob and clip together for about £10 - £15

don't really want to replace the steam knob if i can help it, seem to be OK



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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 05:41:06 AM »
You might have to improvise on this one if you don't want to pay for the steam knob.

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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2017, 05:45:30 AM »
What i was thinking,

The trouble is, was bought used and came without the steam clip, so have no template to follow i.e old clip, so i think it was be a lot of guess work involved.

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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2017, 06:50:29 AM »
Going from this.....

http://www.theespressoshop.co.uk/en/GB/Gaggia-Classic-Steam-Knob---CF0189A/m-3097.aspx?PartnerID=22&utm_source=google&utm_medium=shopping&utm_campaign=UnitedKingdom&gclid=CPfojtLcjdUCFQ8SGwod98IBqg

(which seems to be £10.68 with p&p))... the clip it self is only a means of pressing against the D shape section of the valve shaft, so almost anything can be used at a pinch, a thin sliver of plastic or even cardboard would work as an alternative to a piece of spring steel
« Last Edit: July 16, 2017, 06:52:30 AM by DaveP2017 »

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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2017, 06:59:57 AM »
Thanks for the advice, any idea where about it should go, by the look's of the part's diagram it seem to go in the steam knob Protector, but i'm not 100% sure, as i said it was missing when i bought it.

don't really wan't to spend much on it, as i have just bought a classic to replace it.


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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 07:02:45 AM »
BTW that is for a classic, i have a cubika


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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2017, 03:30:29 AM »
Doh.. ::)

Is it this one (£8.50 + postage)..
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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2017, 03:53:44 AM »
I believe that is the one


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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2017, 04:04:06 AM »
With That all being said and done, any idea where the clip will go

as i mentioned, the clip was missing when i bought it, so only have the parts diagram as guide

any help you could give me in this matter, more than helpful


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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2017, 05:56:01 AM »
The pic of the steam knob clearly shows where the clip is inserted. Look closely. Maybe it is not missing. The job of the clip is to press the round side of the steam valve stem to keep the steam knob tightly in place. 

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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2017, 06:29:15 AM »
Ah i see it now, doh ......

The reason i believe it to be missing is, there is play in the steam knob, i.e loose when on

Have also sent a message to a ebay seller to see if they have one, just the clip and not both

had a reply and the part number i gave was wrong,
so i double checked and sent the corrcet part number and also gave them a link for the part's diagram awaiting a reply back

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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2017, 01:47:38 PM »
If you can't get the correct little metal strip that fits into the slot next to the D inside the knob, then a small piece of rubber works just fine.

I know as I have just tried it  ;D

Very small pieces of rubber (gt2 6mm wide 3D printer belt) are available for the price of a SAE
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Re: Gaggia Cubika Steam Knob Clip
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2017, 01:55:33 PM »
cheers for the advice mate

will try that in a while, just bought a classic as project re-build, as pump issue, got it really cheap


plus the outlet fitting valve sheared when i was rebuilding it nad cost over £10 to replace

not sure if it was weak or i did it

so put in a cupboard for a lata date


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