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Evascroll
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Posted Sun Mar 17, 2013, 5:16pm
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Hello to the gurus! I have a dilema about what to chose, in one hand i have the bezzera BZ40 (1997 model) and in the other i have the ascaso i-steel uno(the one that have the grinder incorporated) both are used, the bezzera is around $600 and the ascaso is around $700.  Any opinion its in big help thanks
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Posted Sun Mar 17, 2013, 6:00pm
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Assuming that they are both in good shape, I would pick the Bezzera PLUS a good grinder.

 
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Posted Sun Mar 17, 2013, 7:31pm
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Thanks! Thanks that one for the bezzera
The problem that iam seing on the bezzera are the parts! It look that it is a little hard to get it.
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Posted Mon Mar 18, 2013, 7:52am
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I don't know about P.R. and shipping, but www.1st-line.com sells Bezzera machines and parts.  You might want to inquire with them about shipping to you when necessary.  If it's not too expensive, the Bezzera machine and a free standing grinder will certainly be the better choice of those two options.

 
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Posted Tue Mar 19, 2013, 8:10pm
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thanks for the page! i will check about the shipping cost!
and the winner is bezzera BZ40!

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Posted Tue Mar 19, 2013, 8:12pm
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Evascroll Said:

thanks for the page! i will check about the shipping cost!
and the winner is bezzera BZ40!

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Posted Tue Mar 19, 2013, 8:15pm
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i pay $475 not bad!

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Posted Tue Mar 19, 2013, 8:19pm
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bye bye to my 5year old delonghi didnt give me any trouble!
and yes i know i have to get a new grinder! jajaja that old corona and bezzera dont mixed!

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