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La Cimbali Junior - C. J. Eccher's Review
Posted: November 15, 2003, 9:54am
review rating: 4.8
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Rich C 9.00
Bob LOSS 8.66
Ken Fox 8.54
K Russ 8.00
Barry Nielsen 8.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.4
Manufacturer: La Cimbali Quality: 10
Average Price: $2,975.00 Usability: 10
Price Paid: $2,850.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Chris Coffee Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 3 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Pasquini Livia 90 is to Jeep as Cimbali Junior is to HUMMER
Positive Product Points

Pasquini Livia 90 is to Jeep CJ  as  La Cimbali Junior D is to HUMMER.  While the Livia 90 may get you where you want to go, the La Cimbali gets you there with more confidence and in stlye.   Having actually upgraded from a Jeep to a Hummer and from the Livia 90 to the Cimbali, I feel this is the perfect analogy.

Negative Product Points

Instructions are a little weak.  The instructions say that if the machine is left on for more than 8 hours without use , to dispense 1 liter of water the  from hot water wand and to allow steam for flow for 1 minute but doesn't explain why.

Detailed Commentary

The La Cimbali is the  brand of machine I see all over town in the restaurants and  coffee shops that my company services with water filtration.   I recently sold my Pasquini Livia 90 and purchased the La Cimbali D.  There really is no comparison.    The Pasquini is what it is and is worth the $1000 price tag and dido for the Cimbali at three times the cost.

The cost diffence is almost worth being able to hard plumb the Cimbail to a water supply and drain.  I take the Cimbali for granted now but I remember what a pain it was to drain the small drip on the Pasquini and to have to constantly refill the water tank.

Buying Experience

Chris's Coffee Service . Chris knows coffee like I know water.   A true  New Yoker Chris tells it like it is.   Like everyone says; excellent customer service, product knowledge and service after the sale.  Highly recommended.

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