MikeNH Senior Member Joined: 2 Dec 2012 Posts: 18 Location: Nashua, NH Expertise: Just starting
Posted Sat Apr 20, 2013, 1:57pm Subject: SOLD: Rancilio Silvia and Rancilio Rocky Doserless
(Hey all! I'm looking to sell my Silvia and Rocky as a friend of mine who has been into coffee for a long time is upgrading his machine and grinder and is giving me a great deal on his current setup. I got them both back in late November early December, and have put less than 5 pounds of coffee through each. I'm still really new to espresso and have been very busy with life, so haven't had a chance to use either of these much since I got them. I'm the second owner of the grinder, the first owner being the friend I mentioned, and as far as the machine I don't know the history prior to me and the nice lady I purchased it from locally.
When I got the grinder I took it apart to learn how it worked and to clear the burrs, and apparently my friend cleaned it prior so they looked great and really didn't need anything to be cleaned. Both the machine and grinder seem to work very well, and in my amateur hands they pull some decent shots. As I said I'm new to espresso and no expert so as far as any specifics regarding condition I admit all I'm comfortable saying is that they seem to me to be working great and other than cleaning the stainless with the proper cleaner they don't seem to need anything at all. I followed Mark's guide on cleaning the brew head after every use and always got as much residual ground coffee out of the grinder between uses as well. I took care of them for the short time I owned them.
I am asking $550 + actual shipping for the pair, of if you'd like one or the other I'm hoping to get $200 + actual shipping for the Rocky and $375 + actual shipping for the Silvia. I am including with the machine two portafilters, the double-spout standard portafilter as well as a rancilio bottomless portafilter I got for christmas and maybe put 10 shots through since. I may be interested in trading these + $$ for any higher-end/prosumer if the price is right as the deal with my friend isn't completely set in stone.
I can be reached anytime via email at mamaral at rivier dot edu - I respond quickly - and try to be as honest as I can buying/selling so if you have ANY questions I will be happy to answer them as best I can! This is my first time selling anything on this forum, so if you'd like to check my ebay feedback (%100 positive) feel free - (Click Here (feedback.ebay.com))
Listing Details Asking / Suggested Price: 550 Seller Name: Mike Amaral Seller Location: Hudson, NH Sale Type: For Sale or Trade
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.