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    Hi All,
    Any ideas on what to issues to expect on a second hand BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC that has had cafe use?



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    Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC


    Welcome to CoffeeSnobs Jamocha!

    Nice toy you have there. There have been a few threads on Boema reco jobs here so have a bit of a search around to see what you can find.

    I would expect a big pile of scale in the boiler and similar dirty pipe-work. The best bet is that if you are feeling handy that you pull it to bits and give everything a clean. If your not feeling at all handy the get a pro espresso machine tech to give it a service.

    A post of mine from 3 year ago...
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1108007340

    and you should checkout...
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1173243039

    ...and a pile of others!

    Its a good machine, Aussie made, good part availability and really great value for money.

    A.

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    • #3
      Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC

      Thanks Andy,
      The links you gave are great. I have repaired several rusty 4 wheeled things in my past so rust and scale stuff will be dealt with in the manner you describe.
      I have emailed the auctioneer on this question but you may know the answer.
      There are two flexible tubes: one is braided (pressure supply) , and one is plain (drain).
      Does an external pump connect to the steel braided hose?

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      • #4
        Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC

        Here is another hose image.

        Is this model fitted with an internal pump?

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        • #5
          Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC

          Yes, they have an internal pump.

          There are 2 screws that you can undo to take the top cover of the machine off. Prob wont hurt to lift the lid and take a peek in.

          That braided ss hose attaches to your main water supply.

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          • #6
            Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC

            Hi,

            You might want to also look at buying a in-filter on the braided hose (cost ~ $50-90) for when you go to hook it up.

            Cheers,

            Jeff

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            • #7
              Re: BOEMA 2 GROUP SEMI AUTOMATIC

              Auction Ended at price $550 plus Pickup Costs which Exceeds my current budget. [smiley=sad.gif] It looked attractive at the price a couple of days ago.

              Thanks CSers for all your generous help given. I am wiser for it.

              Even got the kitchen chiefs approval for location in our kitchen. Put it in place of the microwave and locate the microwave above on an addition shelf.

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