SStones Senior Member Joined: 24 Nov 2012 Posts: 518 Location: Canada Expertise: Professional
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Posted Sat Feb 15, 2014, 10:32pm Subject: Re: Faema E98 Compact 1A
There is a Faema dealer in Toronto. They take machines for service and are able to get genuine Faema parts (Cimbali). E98 Compacts are quite common in bakeries, parts will be available. There is also a Faema dealer in Montreal. I don't know if Montreal does parts and service.
Any machine can be converted to semi-auto. It's just a matter of rewiring it to work with your choice of powerboard.
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