Slayer One Group Price Increase

Need help with equipment usage or want to share your latest discovery?
lloydalvarez
Supporter ♡

#1: Post by lloydalvarez »

The price for a new Slayer One Group has jumped from $8500 to $9500 over the new year. Anyone know the reason? Is it tariffs related? since they are US based i would not think so, or did Slayer just increase the price?

User avatar
Peppersass
Supporter ❤

#2: Post by Peppersass »

Wow. $2K more than a GS/3 MP, which can do flow and pressure profiling.

User avatar
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
Supporter

#3: Post by CarefreeBuzzBuzz »

I don't see the prices any longer on their website. I don't recall them having a holiday sale either this year. I suspect it's due to the new ownership and changes overall.

And the DE Pro is 1/3 of the price, so what causes people to make price decisions at this level. I think for many cafes, the color and branding customizations could be part of it. I don't think the home market is their primary focus of even the one group.
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
___
Artisan Quick Start Guide
http://bit.ly/ArtisanQuickStart

blondica73

#4: Post by blondica73 » replying to CarefreeBuzzBuzz »

It must the labor costs going up, as the Slayers are made in Seattle and costs keep going up for reasons I won't mention here.

User avatar
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
Supporter

#5: Post by CarefreeBuzzBuzz » replying to blondica73 »


Yes just the cost of living in Seattle alone was probably a factor as they grow.
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
___
Artisan Quick Start Guide
http://bit.ly/ArtisanQuickStart

fulmitz

#6: Post by fulmitz »

Well, apparently not everyone increased the price. I just purchased a new Single Group Slayer today for $7800. Chris's Coffee has them listed for $8500 and was discounting $700 with free shipping. I should have it in 7-10 days!

User avatar
BaristaBoy E61

#7: Post by BaristaBoy E61 »

lloydalvarez wrote:The price for a new Slayer One Group has jumped from $8500 to $9500 over the new year.
That's great news! It'll just make justifying the purchase of a KvdW Speedster Idromatic that much easier should that time come.
"You didn't buy an Espresso Machine - You bought a Chemistry Set!"

User avatar
Terranova

#8: Post by Terranova »

fulmitz wrote:Well, apparently not everyone increased the price. I just purchased a new Single Group Slayer today for $7800. Chris's Coffee has them listed for $8500 and was discounting $700 with free shipping.
Old stock will be sold for the old price.

fulmitz

#9: Post by fulmitz »

I thought they came direct from the distributor. Were there any changes made to the machine?

User avatar
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
Supporter

#10: Post by CarefreeBuzzBuzz »

Looking at the Chris Coffee website they are shipping them unless it's custom and then you have to pay ship fees. You got a great price. If they are changing something, no one has mentioned that yet.
CarefreeBuzzBuzz
___
Artisan Quick Start Guide
http://bit.ly/ArtisanQuickStart