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coffeestig
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Joined: 25 Feb 2013
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Espresso: Quick Mill QM67
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Posted Thu Feb 28, 2013, 4:17pm
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parshal Said:

Actually, they are copper, so it fits the OP's requirements exactly.  I just got one myself a week ago and love it.

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YES.  I looked HARD at that machine.  It also has very good sized broilers.  The only "con" is that it is plumbed only.  It is spec'd out better than the QM67 that I purchased actually and hardly marginally more expensive.  GREAT machine IMO.  The broiler sizes are actually also substantially larger than the one in my machine!

You know how some people think "their machine" is the best and justify it vs. everything else since it's what they have?  I don't want to do that but mine has way smaller broilers and a tank.  The smaller broilers should heat up faster; yes?  Not a better machine - because again on paper the brewtus specs better (especially with the rotary pump)... but for my volume I don't think I'll be able to tell or miss the better broilers.

Competition is a good thing and these manufactures have done a great job being competitive which is good for us as consumers.  The problem is there is no clear cut answer as to a definitive - "get machine A because x, y, z."  sigh.  TOO MANY variables.
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CMIN
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Espresso: Crossland CC1
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Posted Thu Feb 28, 2013, 4:36pm
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Not sure why Brewtus models don't get much talk in general, quite a few people say their quality fit/finish isn't up to snuff with the others... but the Brewtus machines I've seen seem like their built like tanks.
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parshal
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Espresso: Expobar Brewtus IV-R
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Posted Thu Feb 28, 2013, 5:03pm
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I really like my Brewtus.  The fit and finish is quite good and I'm a stickler for detail. I have zero experience with previous models so maybe things have changed for the better.

Mine replaced a Gaggia Classic and it takes quite a bit longer to heat up.  However, I'm pulling good shots within 20-25 minutes of turning it on so it's too bad.
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cuznvin
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Posted Thu Feb 28, 2013, 5:08pm
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parshal Said:

I really like my Brewtus.  The fit and finish is quite good and I'm a stickler for detail. I have zero experience with previous models so maybe things have changed for the better.

Mine replaced a Gaggia Classic and it takes quite a bit longer to heat up.  However, I'm pulling good shots within 20-25 minutes of turning it on so it's too bad.

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Which model do you have?
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parshal
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Espresso: Expobar Brewtus IV-R
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Posted Thu Feb 28, 2013, 5:43pm
Subject: Re: What machine has all of these options?
 

I have the IV-R.  I was gonna go with the plumbable vibe model but then realized it was easy enough to plumb it and went with the rotary.  It's dramatically quieter than the Gaggia Classic.
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