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Postby HB » Jun 12, 2015, 11:17 pm

dlodewyk wrote:I am looking for a machine that I could use at events. This one might work?

It should, unless you're way faster than 60 seconds per drink or you're serving paint bucket sized lattes. I didn't compare the GS/3 and Linea Mini side-by-side. Under extreme load, I wouldn't be surprised if the GS/3 recovered more quickly than the Linea Mini given it's switchable to 20A and has a very large brew boiler (1.5L). It's speculation on my part, but I would also be surprised if a typical barista could get ahead of either espresso machine. For what it's worth, I know that Counter Culture Coffee plans to use the Linea Mini at events.
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Postby Beezer » Jun 12, 2015, 11:42 pm

Chris' Coffee lists the steam boiler size as 3.5 liters, which is huge for such a relatively small machine.

https://www.chriscoffee.com/La-Marzocco-Linea-Mini-p/linea-mini-s.htm
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Postby dlodewyk » Jun 13, 2015, 12:24 am

HB wrote:For what it's worth, I know that Counter Culture Coffee plans to use the Linea Mini at events.


It is worth quite a bit, thank you. I have a lot of respect for those folks.

I think I am going to drop by my local La Marzocco Dealer and check it out.

Because of those two heating elements in the steam boiler, the heat exchanger and the elements in the brew boiler I feel that this machine could certainly make a lot of coffee in a row.