[Homeroast] Espresso Machine

Sandy Andina sandraandina at me.com
Wed Jul 20 01:17:58 CDT 2016


Ah. I never put tap water in any of my coffee machines—not even my Keurig. Crystal Geyser all the way.
> On Jul 20, 2016, at 1:15 AM, Larry Dorman <ldorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I had hard water and electrical problems at my old house...  it has clogged
> arteries and brain damage and those are just the known problems.  I had a
> technician take a look at it and he said it is likely to be a money pit.
> 
> I've not decided what to do with it yet...  it would have at least some
> value as parts.
> 
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 12:48 AM, Phil Palmintere <phil.palmintere at gmail.com
>> wrote:
> 
>> Enquiring minds want to know:  why replace the Quick Mill Andreja Premium?
>> 
>> Sent from an old fashioned rotary telephone.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 19, 2016, at 6:26 PM, Larry Dorman <ldorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Has Sweet Maria's all but gotten out of the espresso machine market?  I'm
>>> looking to get a new machine and I only see two on their site. !?!
>>> 
>>> That said...  I have a budget of $2500 or under to pick up a new machine.
>>> I want it to be something that is highly serviceable.  I'm good with
>> either
>>> HX or dual boiler.  I'm on the fence on whether to do plumbed or
>>> free-standing, with the probability being that I go with free-standing.
>> I
>>> do a lot of milk based drinks, so steaming quality/performance is
>>> important.  I tend to make 2-5 drinks once to twice a day...  I don't
>> mind
>>> having to fill up the reservoir and dump the waste at the beginning/end
>> of
>>> each session, but I shouldn't have to stop in the middle of the 5 drinks.
>>> 
>>> I have a fair amount of clearance so any machine that isn't crazy tall
>> will
>>> fit.  (I'm replacing a Quick Mill Andreja Premium which fit fine, for
>>> reference.)
>>> 
>>> I already have a capable grinder (super jolly in excellent condition), so
>>> that shouldn't be a limiting factor.
>>> 
>>> Anyone have any machines they recommend for or against?
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