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Posted Thu Dec 27, 2012, 6:08pm Subject: Re: Bezzera BZ07P, or spend an extra $300 for the Magica E-61?
There is no magic in the E61. It has been around since 1961 but other designs work well too. I have a 61 and love it, it came on a machine I liked. Buy whatever YOU like! I would lay odds that the wording E61 style Only means that the maker did not pay royalties to Elektra so they can't say it is a E61. They are nearly all almost identical to the original.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
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Posted Thu Dec 27, 2012, 7:37pm Subject: Re: Bezzera BZ07P, or spend an extra $300 for the Magica E-61?
Yeah, it'll be a signifigant upgrade from the Gaggia Pure I have now.. I've never dealt with Bezzara, but they have a good reputation.. I just don't know if there's $300 worth of difference between the 2 models..
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