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Saeco Royal Line - Jeff Kilpatrick's Review
Posted: April 17, 2008, 12:30pm
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Arrow The Saeco Royal Line has 13 Reviews
Arrow The Saeco Royal Line has been rated 8.58 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since May 3, 2005.
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
S. Barbour 9.00
M T 7.25
Steven Stewart-Sturges 7.00
Carlos Alvarez 6.00
Brian Pellerin 5.66

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: Royal Professional Digita
Manufacturer: Saeco Quality: 10
Average Price: Varies Usability: 10
Price Paid: $700.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Deal Monger Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 3 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: Saeco Simple
Bottom Line: After a year and a half it is running great.  No service problems.
Positive Product Points

Update!!  Machine still working great. Would buy another one.  

Awesome machine.  I have had a few manual machines.  I know how to grind, tamp and make good espresso.  This machine makes as good as I ever made with a manual machine.  Maintenance is easy.  All the programming options are easy to understand if you RTFM.

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Detailed Commentary

Originally I got a refurbished Royal Professional from ebay from Dealmonger.  Original machine worked two weeks and blew a steam gasket. It was covered by 6 months warranty so I sent it for repair.  The said 4-6 weeks but returned it in 1 week. After two days it blew another gasket.  To their credit they send an advance replacement from stock. What arrived was a Royal Professional Digital, even nicer. Itís been running perfectly for a week now.  Saeco really came through.  My next machine will be a Saeco.

Buying Experience

Bought from off eBay from Dealmonger.  They had issues processing my payment and with shipping.  We had a volley of email for about 3 days.  Once shipped it arrived rather fast. When got it I discovered it had been made in 2001.  I knew it was refurbished but I did not think it would be 7 years old.

Three Month Followup

Read one year.  After a year and a half working great.

One Year Followup

A year and a half later it still works great. Steam and cappuccino maker lost steam.  Descaled machine, should have done it a long time ago.  This made i work like it was new.

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