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    Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    i am looking to buy a machine for an extremely busy enviroment!
    What can you guys recommend for a top machine for non stop coffee making??
    i was thinking San Marino?
    Cheers Guys
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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Quote Originally Posted by 78454173614F68495E414358582C0 link=1240391166/0#0 date=1240391166
    i am looking to buy a machine for an extremely busy enviroment!
    What can you guys recommend for a top machine for non stop coffee making??
    i was thinking San Marino?
    Cheers Guys
    Tim
    Hi Tim and welcome,

    Almost any other brand would be better.....

    2mcm

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Very Vague define busy? One or two Batistas? In shop or coffee cart? Where are you located from a service point of view? etc....

    Plenty of people here in the trade but a bit more info needed ;)

    Welcome BTW *:)

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Yeah, what they said, not enough info to go on.

    New?
    2nd hand?
    2 group?
    3 group?
    4 group?
    Budget?

    Also dont forget to ask about a grinder.

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    wow you guys are fast!
    coffee cart with 2 baristas.
    events like foot ball and fetes etc.
    normally with one barista handling money and shots and the other covering milk.
    second hand definately.
    2 groups possibley 3?
    grinders in mind cant go wring with mazzer?
    Thanks for the welcomes guys and sorry for the lack of information i am new to the whole forum thing! :)

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    More questions, what power restrictions do you have? Do you need high group heads (16oz cups)? Price range? Location (service and maintenance)?

    Oh I saw 2nd hand, would run like crazy about putting a 2nd hand machine in a business that relies on the quality and reliability of the machine (unless you know the exact history of the machine). Just my second crack worth.

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Wouldnt need high Group heads.
    Price range to a max of around 3Grand.
    i was hoping to get a 2nd hand machine just to get my business started and then upgrading a little further down the track
    Not sure as yet about power restrictions
    Really just trying to find ideas of machines at the moment.
    we use san marino at one of the places i work and they are great to work with and seem to keep up with the volume

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    NSW, QLD, VIC?

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Quote Originally Posted by 045B43555E5559505053535B5758360 link=1240391167/1#1 date=1240391279
    Quote Originally Posted by 78454173614F68495E414358582C0 link=1240391166/0#0 date=1240391166
    i am looking to buy a machine for an extremely busy enviroment!
    What can you guys recommend for a top machine for non stop coffee making??
    i was thinking San Marino?
    Cheers Guys
    Tim


    Hi Tim and welcome,

    Almost any other brand would be better.....

    2mcm
    I 2nd this. and then some.

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    Re: Best coffee Machine for the job?

    Behmor Brazen - $249 - Free Freight
    On the second hand machine you need to look like the goods as well as producing them. If I was interesting in hiring you and you had some old gear I probably would think I will go with the guys with the nice looking machine (most of your customers will know next to nothing about coffee). So the 2 grand or so you save yourself could mean that your business takes longer to get off the ground and so that is a very expensive cheap machine. However if that is all the budget allows for be careful what you buy.



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