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New 25 gram baskets fit La Marzocco stainless steel portafilters, and most bottomless portafilters.

NOTE: Not all spouted portafilters are deep enough to hold the 18 grams and up insert baskets! If you are unsure if it will fit in yours, please contact the vendor you purchased your machine from.

Experience uniform extractions across all groups all the time - permanently. The VST Precision Insert Basket is the essential espresso filter for those in search of the ultimate cup.

The VST baskets deliver consistent extraction performance over a wide range of concentration with reduced sediment. It's designed to extract properly and expertly amongst most bottomless portafilters, including Rancillio, La Cimbali, La Marzocco, Nuova Simonelli, Quick Mill, Izzo, Rocket, Giotto, Isomac, Vibieme, and more. Each insert basket is uniquely coded for manufacturing QC and product authenticity.

The VST baskets were specially created with holes that were fabricated using a new micro-machine and finishing process. Each and every hole on every single basket was measured for the minimum and maximum range limits on area and diameter to a precision of +/- 30 ┬Ám. They were also calculated for circularity, placement, square area and any blocked holes before being considered fit for sale and fitted for Baristas. The hole pattern is centered to +/- 1.0 mm and placement is oriented for uniform extraction throughout the entire puck.

The VST Insert Basket was specifically designed to stand the test of time. The wide outlet angle prevents the filters from clogging and the anti-wear design ensures uniform performance for life of product. The structural integrity has been improved, able to withstand deflection from pump cycling without any premature fatigue failures.

Each insert basket is marked with a very unique 2-D bar-code to ensure true authenticity and performance. The 2-D bar-code stores the factory measurements, the quality reports, and even image data.


The Standard Ridged basket has an indented ring near the top; this ring, called the ridge, is what presses against the spring to hold the basket in the portafilter. The Ridgeless basket is held in by tension and is the basket of choice by the leading baristas in the country.

Downloadable PDF Brochure/Data Sheet


For quantity purchases of 30 or more baskets please call for special discounts.


Item# Item Name Chris' Price Qty Add
PFB-STD-15 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 15 gram Ridged
$29.00
PFB-RL-15 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 15 gram Ridgeless
$29.00
PFB-STD-18 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 18 gram Ridged
$29.00
PFB-RL-18 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 18 gram Ridgeless
$29.00
PFB-STD-20 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 20 gram Ridged
$29.00
PFB-RL-20 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 20 gram Ridgeless
$29.00
PFB-STD-22 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 22 gram Ridged
$29.00
PFB-RL-22 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 22 gram Ridgeless
$29.00
PFB-STD-25 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 25 gram Ridged
$29.00
PFB-RL-25 VST Precision Insert Baskets - 25 gram Ridgeless
$29.00
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Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 20 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Perfect Service. Excellent product July 30, 2017
Reviewer: Luke W from United States  
Product works beautifully with 20gm dose. Much better than ridged LM basket.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Excellent Filter Baskets June 1, 2017
Reviewer: Isaac from Scottsdale, AZ United States  
I have a rocket espresso machine with a bottomless portafilter. The basket that came with this portafilter is similar to the vst baskets, but the single and double baskets that come with the machine are quite a bit different. Adding the 18 and 22 gram vst baskets provide similar extractions at each dose. Definitely an upgrade over the two baskets that come with the machine.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Precision April 20, 2017
Reviewer: vince from kenmore, WA United States  
These baskets not only work as promised but they are beautifully engineered. With the extra money for us coffee fanatics.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Simply the Best Basket March 16, 2017
Reviewer: Ken Clifton from Salisbury, NC United States  
The VST baskets take precision to a whole new level.  I have the ridged and ridge-less 15 gram baskets. Each came with it's own flow test chart, but what really counts is they make very consistent shots - every time.   The ridge-less version allows for easy removal to clean up - it is my favorite basket.

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Works great, really shows you tamping ability February 11, 2017
Reviewer: Patrick from Saint Petersburg, FL United States  
It took me about a week to get good shots using this basket in my naked portafilter.  It is not forgiving of a bad tamp job.  I didn't have much experience at the time but it works really well once you figure it out.   This basket definitely makes a difference compared to the stock basket that came with the used Silvia I got on Ebay.  If I get it right the shot is perfect but if you don't get a good tamp or grind this basket is unforgiving of errors.

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