etout00 Senior Member Joined: 1 Sep 2011 Posts: 52 Location: Upstate NY Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Fri Jan 11, 2013, 3:48pm Subject: Help me decide between getting GS/3 or keeping my La Spaziale Dream
I am deciding between keeping my La Spaziale Dream or upgrading to the GS/3. Although the Dream has been a great machine thus far, I know that personally I will find myself questioning whether I should have purchased a GS/3 as its arguable the holy grail of 110v single group dual boiler machines. I still feel that the GS/3 is built better than the Dream; having seen both in person. The price difference is what held me back at first, but now I find myself already questioning whether I should have purchased the GS/3 instead of the Dream and I am still within the return period.
Here is my question: For all the new owners of auto-GS/3 (non-paddle), have the early issues with rattling, shoddy drip tray design, water in brain box and/or software issues been worked out? I know there are hundreds of forum topics out there concerning the early issues, but I'd like to hear from recent owners who have purchased the latest GS/3s.
I'm looking for solid advice...especially from any member that may have made the leap from a Vivaldi to a GS/3.
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