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    Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    http://keesvanderwesten.com/earlier-work.html

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Thanks for that.

    Must go and clean my keyboard!

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    anyone read Mark Princes review of his speedster on CoffeeGeek? I want one!!!

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    holy hell, 5 groups on one of those? madness to say the least

    thought I had seen that speedster somewhere on here before, be scared to touch the thing if i owned it

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    I think youll find that the Speedster is 2mcms avatar...

    So...a perfect example of how coffee machines dont have to be shaped like a box... ;D 8-)

    I reckon our coffee machines are going through a car like phase of the 70s through to late 80s when they were just like boxes on wheels. Then in the early 90s designers suddenly remembered curves! :o ::)

    Im seriously hoping that maybe coffee machine designers will remember the same thing...

    Who was it who posted up that link of the old coffee machines images recently? It was a fantastic collection of old art deco styled Gaggias, Bezzeras and names that youve never even heard of...must revisit that too...


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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Quote Originally Posted by 72555E6F63300 link=1252125480/2#2 date=1252128866
    anyone read Mark Princes review of his speedster on CoffeeGeek? I want one!!!
    Better than that, I actually played with his machine when I was in Vancouver a few weeks ago. It had just been installed a few days before I got to pull some shots on it. And, yes, I WANT ONE!

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Quote Originally Posted by 273B3B243F5E0 link=1252125480/5#5 date=1252168551
    Quote Originally Posted by 72555E6F63300 link=1252125480/2#2 date=1252128866
    anyone read Mark Princes review of his speedster on CoffeeGeek? I want one!!!
    Better than that, I actually played with his machine when I was in Vancouver a few weeks ago. It had just been installed a few days before I got to pull some shots on it. And, yes, I WANT ONE!
    hey Yeeza, how big a fella is Mark? If we go to back to Canadia do you reckon I could push him over while you grab the Speedster? Maybe even hold him down while you take his GS/3 as well? ;D ;D


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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Quote Originally Posted by 574B4B544F2E0 link=1252125480/5#5 date=1252168551
    Quote Originally Posted by 72555E6F63300 link=1252125480/2#2 date=1252128866
    anyone read Mark Princes review of his speedster on CoffeeGeek? I want one!!!
    Better than that, I actually played with his machine when I was in Vancouver a few weeks ago. It had just been installed a few days before I got to pull some shots on it. And, yes, I WANT ONE!
    You lucky b&^%$#rd
    They do look fantastic. I know what i would be spending my tatts lotto winnings on :)

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Could possibly be worth a first born.....

    The speedster is amazing looking and I read the write up on coffeegeek....just wow.

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    There is a cafe in Brisbane that has a Mistral.
    Very nice machine :)

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    I just want to see a collection of his future machines!

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    I met a guy a couple of months ago who bought a 95 mistral for under a grand at a junk auction in Melbourne.

    "Coffee machine" the catalogue said and when he walked over he nearly wet himself. One glass-end was broken but Kees was good enough to source a replacement one for him at a fair price.




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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    I use a Mirage Tripplette at work right now!
    VERY nice machine and extremely consistant...bugger to keep clean though *:D


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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Ive had a coffee off one of those.
    Tobys Estate coffee if I remember corectly.

    Ahh, good times

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Quote Originally Posted by 65484942584558552C0 link=1252125480/10#10 date=1252334703
    I just want to see a collection of his future machines!
    I think thats what were looking at coffeehorse?

    He is either a bit before his time or well behind it? not sure which though?
    Either way i personally think that neither funcionality nor form is sacrificed. Just quitely though... im not a fan of the Speedsters looks. No offence second crack! :)

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    Re: Set mouth to drool - Kees van der Westen past machines

    Behmor Brazen - $249 - Free Freight
    Im just looking forward to what he has coming up - I think more than anything else the Speedster is a live test of bits and pieces destined to end up in a new commercial machine...

    What kind of insane machine maker designs and builds a new commercial-grade group-head and then just sticks it in a domestic machine while sticking with off-the-shelf e61 heads for the real deal??

    Ive also heard hes been working on a proprietary lever group design.



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