drgary Senior Member Joined: 21 Jan 2010 Posts: 144 Location: San Francisco Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Fri Jan 6, 2012, 6:30am Subject: Re: Brugnetti Aurora two group HX lever machine!
For anyone who doesn't know this machine, I believe it is equivalent to the Faema Termazona. It's a 1970s full-on two group Faema commercial lever machine. In Seattle last year I had a chance to try one in action at The Good Coffee Company. Looking at one of these up close, they're low maintenance, built to last forever, and there's a lot of heft in those groups.
If you've got a small cafe, a large kitchen, or a garage or basement with the space for this, you won't top it, and Juanjo's selling it for $300 more than you see for some Creminas these days. There's just no comparison. If I didn't already have a Conti Prestina in the works I'd be very tempted. :-)
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