Posted Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:28am Subject: Re: WTB: Used Double-Boiler
Brewtus III for $900 on Austin Craigslist. Who knows, maybe he'd even be willing to take an offer or do that price with shipping? I bet if you do some research, it will turn out that you need to spend a whole lot more to get a machine that can perform noticeably better. A lot of good options out there, and patience will pay off!
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Posted Fri Jan 18, 2013, 10:23am Subject: Re: WTB: Used Double-Boiler
Thanks, everyone, for the offers to help with shipping, as well as for the product pointers. For what it's worth, I'm currently negotiating over a Brewtus IV ($1200-$1400 range) and a Vibiemme DD 3 ($1600-$1800). I'd be happy with either machine - though you read what I wrote about the Domobar... - but I'm definitely open to offers from newcomers or anything else people happen to run across.
sbecker Senior Member Joined: 29 Nov 2012 Posts: 4 Location: peg city Expertise: I like coffee
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Posted Sat Jan 26, 2013, 1:25pm Subject: Re: WTB: Used Double-Boiler
I happened upon one at idrinkcoffee.com in their open box specials with PID. They'll send you actual photos and shipping says it's free from Canada; or is that at least in Canada. It's open box as it apparently sustained some minor damage, but considering it's essentially new you may be interested. At least it may be worth a look. From their description, they went with the larger diameter steam wand. It is a touch more than $1600, but if you factor in free shipping (it's 70 lbs(?)) it may still be good value. Here's the link:
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