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Delonghi Espresso Machines - Others - Patrick Lynch's Review
Posted: December 26, 2007, 8:07pm
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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.0
Product Reviewed: Veneto
Manufacturer: Delonghi Quality: 5
Average Price: Varies Usability: 5
Price Paid: $34.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: ebay Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 month Overall 5
Writer's Expertise: Just starting Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: Good starter machine.
Positive Product Points

Easy to use, not expensive, warms up quickly.

Negative Product Points

Cheap looking, for some reason I find it hard to remove the puck, as it is slushy.

Detailed Commentary

I 'won' this on ebay quite by accident: I placed the starting bid and to my horror ended up owning the thing. Truth be told, I felt it would be a cheap starter model, allowing me to learn some more.

i have pulled some delicious shots, but consistency is harder to find, though not necessarily the fault of the machine (I am waiting for my grinder to arrive, this should help).  I have noticed cleaning the machine, tamping the coffee, and prewarming everything helps enormously.

All in all, I am pleased with my purchase, but am glad I didn't spend more. it is a good beginner model, and I hope to move up the espresso chain.

Buying Experience

Ebay!

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