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Rancilio Silvia - Robin Ingenthron's Review
Posted: December 4, 2012, 12:19pm
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Rancilio Silvia
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Chris Clark 9.13
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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.0
Manufacturer: Rancilio Quality: 8
Average Price: $629.00 Usability: 8
Price Paid: $649.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Seattle Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 2 years Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Good if you pre-heat your cup (water in microwave).  Not quite hot enough otherwise.
Positive Product Points

Affordable, solid, built

Negative Product Points

Water doesn't get or stay hot enough.  And don't use the steamer to heat the water.

Detailed Commentary

The first one we bought failed after 6 months from a busted coil.  The vendor fully supported the warranty, and we got either the same one repaired or a replacement, I'm not sure.  And I read that it was "common" problem with these.  But here's what I figured out....  It just wasn't making the water hot enough unless I put the steamer on.  I think that may be what caused the coil to break.  Now, I pre-heat my cup by microwaving a little water in the mug while I prepare the coffee.  That way the mug itself doesn't cool the coffee coming out, and it's acceptably hot.   When I read "finicky" and other words to describe routines, they  make sense... this is mine.

Buying Experience

Seattle Coffee Gear was good, and backed up the warranty claim.

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