espressolmgs3 Senior Member Joined: 9 Aug 2012 Posts: 1 Location: Boston Expertise: Pro Barista
Posted Thu Aug 9, 2012, 7:15am Subject: Re: La Marzocco GS/3 Best Price?
Clancey- yes you are correct. If you call any of the businesses you mentioned, they will tell you 5800-5900 upfront. Looking at other posts, I have seen the GS/3 go for 5300-5500- you should be able to get a new machine for this price.
TonyVan Senior Member Joined: 24 May 2010 Posts: 273 Location: Pacific Northwest Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: GS/3, La Pavoni Grinder: Macap M7K, Rocky Drip: Kone
Posted Thu Aug 9, 2012, 8:14pm Subject: Re: La Marzocco GS/3 Best Price?
I can certainly vouch for Clive Coffee - they're local for me - and their knowledge and capability regarding the GS/3. Not incidentally, their GS/3 service person is a long-time La Marzocco tech I'm very happy I purchased there. And they're really nice people.
kinkbmxco Senior Member Joined: 30 Dec 2006 Posts: 126 Location: Olympia Washington Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Alex by Izzo Mk1 Grinder: Mazzer Super Jolly Roaster: Behmor 16000
Posted Wed Jan 9, 2013, 11:27pm Subject: Re: La Marzocco GS/3 Best Price?
I can also vouch for Clive Coffee. I just purchased an Alex Duetto III from them. My last machine was from Chris Coffee who provided me with fabulous customer service. I made the decision to purchase from Clive because they were local for me. The entire experience was very pleasant. Incredibly nice people and incredibly knowledgeable staff. Since I just purchased my machine, I haven't had to deal with them from a warranty perspective. I have no doubt they will provide me with the same great service Chris Coffee did based on reputation and my purchasing experience.
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