calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 5,761 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 Mon Mar 18, 2013, 6:40am Subject: Re: [WTB] Los Angeles CA. Looking for semiprofessional setup
Clearly you are looking at a high quality level of gear, I hope you are planning at least $1K or more for a grinder for this class of gear. Fancy and cool looking espresso machines may be the visual star of the show but it is the grinder that makes espresso.
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Brand new both the automatic and paddle GS/3s sell for well south of $6K delivered to your door. Don't get confused by the manufacturer's Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) and actual price. That's why vendors say "Call for best price". And has already been mentioned, don't skimp on the grinder. Pair it with a big conical for best results.
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