MochaJoe Senior Member Joined: 31 Oct 2012 Posts: 66 Location: Omaha, NE Expertise: Just starting
Espresso: Gaggia Classic Grinder: Baratza Preciso
Posted Wed Jan 30, 2013, 1:24pm Subject: anyone use both a CC1 and a Silvia?
Hey all, just curious if anyone here has had an occasion to use both a CC1 and a Silvia V3, and what their impressions were? I have read all of the threads regarding the CC1, and watched the review on SCG, but I'm looking for opinion s here. Specifically, if we compare Apples to Apples and assume the Silvia is PID' d, which one would you choose?
CMIN Senior Member Joined: 14 Jun 2012 Posts: 1,568 Location: South FL Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: Crossland CC1 Grinder: Baratza Preciso
Posted Wed Jan 30, 2013, 2:23pm Subject: Re: anyone use both a CC1 and a Silvia?
Used a pid'd Silvia quite a few times, prefer the CC1 over it. You can't really go wrong, just a pid'd Silvia new get's into entry H/X territory which ixnays it imo lol. But I like the unique looks of the CC1, the slick interface for the pid, and the separate thermo for steaming which makes switching fast for a sbdu machine and endless steam long as there is water (have a couple people over and making milk drinks on the Silvia is a slow chore but fine for one or two people). Personally I'd take a Gaggia Classic and PID it over the Silvia and for quite cheaper and have just as stout a machine.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.