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Gaggia Baby - All - Mike Stan's Review
Posted: September 16, 2003, 10:09am
review rating: 3.5
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Arrow The Gaggia Baby - All has 27 Reviews
Arrow The Gaggia Baby - All has been rated 7.17 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Nadav Caine 9.33
Patrick Sloane 9.20
Andrew King 8.50
Brad Franks 8.00
Jesse Robinson 7.11

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 5.2
Manufacturer: Gaggia Quality: 5
Average Price: Varies Usability: 6
Price Paid: $350.00 Cost vs. Value 5
Where Bought: gaqgiashop.com Aesthetics 6
Owned for: 1 year Overall 4
Writer's Expertise: Advanced Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: Gaggic coffe, Saeco 2000
Bottom Line: Left behind by the competition.
Positive Product Points

Makes a nice cup of espresso when working properly

Negative Product Points

Milk frothing gimmick is useless, hyper-sensitive to coffee grind, reliability issues

Detailed Commentary

I bought the Millenium edition, which is identical to the others made at the time (apparently cheapened since then). Currently the unit is leaking heavily, rendering it useless: unacceptable for a 9 month old machine. I will be taking it in today fior repairs. Although the espresso it makes is excellent (when working properly), the frothing system is somewhat below average; the appendage supplied to go with the frothing is a useless gimmick. Oh, and you really haven't really been insulted until you've dealt with Gaggia customer service, This once great company has been left way behind by its competition; you can do better elsewhere.

Buying Experience

It was fine.

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