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Rancilio Silvia - Mari Svensson's Review
Posted: August 20, 2005, 7:59am
review rating: 3.0
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Rancilio Silvia
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Arrow The Rancilio Silvia has 231 Reviews
Arrow The Rancilio Silvia has been rated 8.54 overall by our member reviewers
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Chris Clark 9.13
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Joe DP 8.88
Dave Borton 8.67
Eric Larson 8.62

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.0
Manufacturer: Rancilio Quality: 8
Average Price: $629.00 Usability: 7
Price Paid: $620.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Internet Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 2 years Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: A good looking machine who takes time to master.
Positive Product Points

It is a solid machine that is easy to clean on the outside (whipe it off) and it looks solid and professional to.

Negative Product Points

Takes time to learn how to get a good espresso.

Detailed Commentary

I guess you get the most out of your Silvia if you get a good grinder as well (wich I don't have).

It looks really professional and solid.

It is easy to keep it clean.

You have to be patient with it, and get to know how it works.

You can't just use any espressogrind with it (the right grind is important).  

It's important to use the right amount of tamppressure to get the right result.

Watch the intructionalvideo to get tips on how to use your Silvia.

Use freshly ground coffee for best results.

Remember to keep all the parts (filters etc) clean. Empty the dispenser after use and wipe off the steamhead after use.

Buying Experience


Three Month Followup

It takes time to learn how to operate the Silvia. You probably need a good grinder to get the most out of it. And I have heard from many users that a good grinder is almost neccesary.

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