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Nuova Simonelli Oscar - Mike Buschmann's Review
Posted: April 26, 2012, 5:42pm
review rating: 4.0
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Nuova Simonelli Oscar
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Arrow The Nuova Simonelli Oscar has 36 Reviews
Arrow The Nuova Simonelli Oscar has been rated 8.51 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Ünsal ORLU 10.00
Jay H 9.38
Andrea Karsh 9.00
Lisa Swehla 9.00
Rob B 9.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.6
Manufacturer: Nuova Simonelli Quality: 9
Average Price: $1,050.00 Usability: 8
Price Paid: $900.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: nuova simonelli Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 4+ years Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Great commercial home grade machine for the price!
Positive Product Points

boiler capacity
commercial thermostat
steaming capabilities
double boiler (steam and pull at the same time)

Negative Product Points

Noise of pump (wish it was a  rotary pump) :)
No water reservoir level meter

Detailed Commentary

I've had my oscar for 8+ years and I've used it almost every single day! Note, I usually turn it on and let it heat up for an hour or so before the first shot, I then turn it off as soon as I'm done, saves energy and thermostat wear.  I can't complain, I've found several brands of espresso that work great with this machine, I have an infinite level grinder that helps get the grind just perfect, I find that the second pull is the best, and I can improve the pulls if I steam first and wait for the thermostat to kick off which gets the boiler to the perfect temp right before I pull.

Overall, great machine for the price, my next one will be a  rotary pump, but I'll pay for it! :)

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