I've upgraded to a Brewtus II, converted to a rotary pump, and plumbed it in to a filtered water system. So, its time for Miss Silvia and my Technivorm KBTS (both purchased from Tom and Maria) to find a new home. I just don't see using them with the speed and ease of the new machine. I've also posted my MACAP professional tamper as I've finally got my manual tamp figured out and am using either an Espro or a tamper from Les. 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Please share your experiences with the new Brewtus II. I recently visited t= he site and according to them it would not ship until about now. How did yo= u get yours so early? I am currently making do with a low-end consum= er pump machine. My dreams are now haunted by E61 groupheads and shiny Brew= tus machines, and I know that they are in my future. James in Southe= rn CA. ----- Original Message ---- From: B. Scott Harroff To: homeroast Sent: Sunday, January= 7, 2007 7:03:45 AM Subject: +Upgraded to new equipment I've upgrade= d to a Brewtus II, converted to a rotary pump, and plumbed it in to a fil= tered water system. So, its time for Miss Silvia and my Technivorm K= BTS (both purchased from Tom and Maria) to find a new home. I just don't= see using them with the speed and ease of the new machine. I've als= o posted my MACAP professional tamper as I've finally got my manual tamp = figured out and am using either an Espro or a tamper from Les. Ranc= ilio Silvia 230074992713 Technivorm KBTS = 230074979103 MACAP Dynometric professional tamper = 230074954772= __ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protect= ion around http://mail.yahoo.com
I have the 1 and it's one of the best purchases I have ever made. I wouldn't part with it and if anything ever happened to it I would run out and purchase another. Bet shots I have ever had one after another. Entertain 4 5 people at once and can enjoy their company rather than spend all my time in the kitchen.
James, I bought a Bll last March and quickly fell in love with it. In September it developed a leak in the main boiler and required me to send it back to WLL for repairs. Being in N. Calif it took 1 week shipping each way and WLL took 2 weeks to repair it. So it was gone for a full 4 weeks. WLL service was OK but they never explained to me what or how the problem occurred or what if anything else they did to the machine while they had it. I got it back in early October and so far it works great. I really liked my Silvia but I love the Bll for it's easy and consistent results. Frank Coster frankc12 Coral Mustang Wines www.coralmustang.com
I hope to taste samples from the machine next time I am in Hawaii! A= lso, it seems that the Brewtus II is about $200-300 more expensive than the= original model. Doesn't really seem like there are enough improvements to = justify the increase??? James in Southern CA. ----- Original Me= ssage ---- From: Barry Luterman To: homero= ast Sent: Sunday, January 7, 2007 6:39:15 PM Subj= ect: Re: +Upgraded to new equipment I have the 1 and it's one of the b= est purchases I have ever made. I wouldn't part with it and if anything = ever happened to it I would run out and purchase another. Bet shots I ha= ve ever had one after another. Entertain 4 5 people at once and can enjo= y their company rather than spend all my time in the kitchen. ----- Or= iginal Message ----- From: "James" To: Sent: Sunday, January 07, 2007 4:07 PM Subject:= Re: +Upgraded to new equipment Please share your experiences with = the new Brewtus II. I recently visited the site and according to them it= would not ship until about now. How did you get yours so early? I = am currently making do with a low-end consumer pump machine. My dreams are = now haunted by E61 groupheads and shiny Brewtus machines, and I know tha= t they are in my future. James in Southern CA. ----- Original = Message ---- From: B. Scott Harroff To: homeroa= st Sent: Sunday, January 7, 2007 7:03:45 AM Subje= ct: +Upgraded to new equipment I've upgraded to a Brewtus II, converte= d to a rotary pump, and plumbed it in to a filtered water system. So= , its time for Miss Silvia and my Technivorm KBTS (both purchased from Tom= and Maria) to find a new home. I just don't see using them with the spe= ed and ease of the new machine. I've also posted my MACAP profession= al tamper as I've finally got my manual tamp figured out and am using eit= her an Espro or a tamper from Les. Rancilio Silvia = 230074992713 Technivorm KBTS 23007497910= 3 MACAP Dynometric professional tamper 230074954772 __= Do You Yahoo!? Tired o= f spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection aroundhttp://mail.yaho=o.com homeroast mailing= listhttp://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroastTo change= your personal list settings (digest options, vacations, unsvbscribes) g= o to http://sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings=homeroast mailing list htt= p://lists.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast To change your perso= nal list settings (digest options, vacations, unsvbscribes) go tohttp://sw=eetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings= Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Y= ahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com
200 more I feel the same way. Anything else would be just gilding the lily.