Bragging Rights Thread: Great Coffee Gear Scores! - Page 41

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cannonfodder
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#401: Post by cannonfodder »

Elektra has always made some very nice machines, except for the new Verve.
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IamOiman

#402: Post by IamOiman »

Very excited right now. There was a La San Marco Disco Volante I passed up due to price and it being a two group, so I instead went out and found some other deals :lol:

This care package contains two machines, a La Pavoni Mod 67 and a Faema Lambro, the latter cost just €400! The total price I paid with shipping for the machines still ended up being less than half of the Disco's cost. I could not pass up the offer and with the combined shipping it was cheaper to buy the machines together rather than separately. Since the Lambro needs so much work I think I can use it as a learner machine, where I can try to do some mods and repair methods that I have been wanting to learn like pipe fabrication. Endgame goal would be to add an autofill I think.

The Pavoni was a machine I'd been wanting after passing up a 2 group version a few years back, and I much prefer this compact size over the 2 group.

Now they just need to survive shipment and customs.




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TomC (original poster)
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#403: Post by TomC (original poster) »

Beautiful stuff Ryan!

I just received this little darling from France last week. Rebuilt and ready to go, minus the need for a US plug. Too good of a deal to pass on. A Conti ComoCafe in overall very good condition.


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#404: Post by drgary »

IamOiman wrote:This care package contains two machines, a La Pavoni Mod 67 and a Faema Lambro, the latter cost just €400!
That's a score, Ryan! :shock:

How many commercial levers do you have now?

And Tom, it looks like you're going all in on home levers. Your Comocafe is a beauty.
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#405: Post by IamOiman »

drgary wrote:That's a score, Ryan! :shock:
How many commercial levers do you have now?
9 commercial machines is my tally, and 12 total not counting the true basket case Gaggia GX machine I got for free.
4 of them are two groups (President, Boema, Gaggia, and Zodiaco).

The full list with the two new acquisitions:

1957 Faema Mercurio, 1960's Faema Lambro, 1963 Faema Faemina, 1964 Faema President, 1960's La Pavoni Modello 67, 1977 Faema Zodiaco, 1979 Gaggia LL, 1981 Bo-Ema, 1991 La Pavoni, 1991 Elektra MCaL, 2018 Bosco Sorrento

This exceeds the equipment char list limit on my profile so I had to change it :shock:
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