IDrinkItBlack Senior Member Joined: 27 Apr 2010 Posts: 86 Location: San Diego Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: 2009 Astra Gourmet Auto... Grinder: Nuova Simonelli MDS
Posted Mon Aug 20, 2012, 8:28am Subject: SOLD: Astra Gourmet Automatic Plumbed; San Diego
I have a beautiful Astra Gourmet plumbed in 110V Automatic machine. Absolutely my favorite I've ever owned. Pulls perfect shots. American-made with the best of the best Italian componentry. Their L.A. based distribution company has always been very helpful setting up the machine and ordering parts and accessories whenever necessary.
I moved into a place where I can't plumb in my machine or set up bottles and I'm looking to trade for a similar quality pour-over machine or sell outright. The Gourmet has been meticulously maintained and serviced regularly. Includes installed thinner distribution block. http://www.astramfr.com/gourmet_auto.html $4,000 shipped brand new!!
Shoot me an email if you are interested. peterkatkov(at)gmail.com Would prefer local Southern California trade as shipping would cost an arm and a leg. Would also sell for $1300 cash plus shipping at buyer's expense.
Listing Details Asking / Suggested Price: 1300 Seller Name: Pete Katkov Seller Location: San Diego, CA Sale Type: For Trade/Sale
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 6,825 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Veneziano A1 Grinder: Many different commercial Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Milita, Bunn&Curtis... Roaster: Cast iron pan, gas burner
Posted Wed Aug 22, 2012, 5:39am Subject: Re: Want to Trade/Sell: Astra Gourmet Automatic Plumbed for Pour-Over; San Diego
If you love the machine, why not just run it off of a bottle with a water pump? You already own the machine and a two jug setup with pump should be under $200 all up. You get to keep your machine that way.
If your room just will not allow this, I am sorry for your situation but it does happen. Good luck.
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