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Faema Machines - All - Tim's Review
Posted: November 4, 2000, 5:17am
review rating: 1.8
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Faema Machines - All
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Paul Sack 7.78
Chris Cotellini 5.00
Becky Grimsrud 4.00
Mark 3.00
Tim 1.83

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: Faema Family
Manufacturer: Faema Quality: 10
Average Price: Varies Usability: 10
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 1 month Overall 10
Writer's Expertise: Aficionado Would Buy Again: n/a
Similar Items Owned: Not entered
Bottom Line: expensive but definitely worth it as a long-term investment
Positive Product Points

solidly built, professional size portafilter, makes beautiful shots nearly every time

Negative Product Points

none that Ive noticed yet

Detailed Commentary

Theres only a limited selection of quality home espresso machines available  in Moscow (only one store that sells consumer-level Italian machines). Id hoped to get a Rialto Sylvia, but having used it for a couple of months, Im more than happy with the Faema. It cost US$420, which aint cheap, but it makes far better expresso than my previous Ufesa pump model; no comparison, really - just as easy to use but can take a much finer grind without choking, makes a rich, never-bitter espresso with fine crema (without any crema-enhancing gadgets in the portafilter). Built to last for years.

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