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Bottomless/Naked Portafilter or filter handle (filterhandle) or filter holder (filterholder) for Faema, Rancilio Silvia, Wega, ECM, Isomac, Rocket Espresso (pre 2012 models), Vibiemme,and most Faema E61 Groupheads with all chrome plating and true 3 cup basket. Will also fit the Isomac with 58mm portafilter, Elektra Sixites and Semiautomatica models, and Ascaso with 58mm portafilter.
In addition, our bottomless portafilters have true size three cup filter baskets unlike any other.
"Fits perfect in the VBM domobar"
Matthew W on 8/12/2014 8:38:34 AM
Review: Fit and finish is nice. Not quite as heavy duty as the stock VBM portafilters, but doesn't feel flimsy either. Good for dialing in your shots (you can see all of your mistakes in their full glory). No complaints at this price point. 1st line shipped promptly as always.
Owned for: ~1-3 months
Would I buy this item again?: Yes
Barrrie M on 12/17/2013 11:58:41 AM
Review: I have a Rancilio Sylvia. This bottomless portafilter works as advertised, although I have to use slightly higher force to lock it in so that it seals completely. My factory double shot basket that came with my machine won't work with this unit. Can't get it to seal tightly. I have varied the grind and varied the force used to lock it in but nothing seems to work. That's fine though, as I use the bottomless unit for pulling doubles and the factory portafilter for pulling separate shots. Construc... More details
"Dark Dense Crema"
Adam L on 6/11/2013 7:12:37 AM
Review: Great for enhancing crema and adding body to the shot. Also good for perfecting dose and tamp technique. A must buy for any espresso enthusiast.
Owned for: ~4-6 months
Kellen F on 6/3/2013 12:35:09 PM
Review: I use this on my Nuova Era Cuadra II and it works as advertised. Fits my baskets great, and I opted to remove the spring so I could load my basket on a scale, then easily pop it in and out. Heats up quickly, has a nice, reassuring weight, and seems to be robust enough to stand the test of time.