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La Marzocco Linea Mini & Anfim Scody 2 Grinder

Started by Francesco Agostino in Classifieds on Thursday. 0 Replies

Im selling a La Marzocco Linea Mini & Anfim Scody 2 Grinder. Espresso machine and grinder have had very little use. 200 shots at the most. I have used Crystal Geyser and Poland Springs as recommend by La Marzocco. At the moment the machine is…Continue

Tags: anfim, scody, marzocco, la, mini

mahlkonig ek43

Started by Robert Boyd in Barista Exchanges & Travel. Last reply by Fraser Jamieson on Wednesday. 1 Reply

I am opening a coffee shop and will have a Diedrich ir 12 roaster. What I need to know is will a mahlkonig ek43 be a good grinder to get for retail sales .Or will I need a more powerful or bigger grinder?I have a Mazzer Robur for the actual counter. Continue

Building it yourself verses hiring professionals

Started by Brian Millar in Retail Coffee Business. Last reply by Fraser Jamieson on Wednesday. 2 Replies

I'm seeing a lot of growth in my area, Vancouver Wa., just north of Portland and much of the time I see people building/remodeling their operations with little to no experience.  I see too in too many areas overall where the hired help is not…Continue

Tags: shop, coffee, own, your, Building

Economic Crunch: How Will It Affect Our Business?

Started by javaqueen in Retail Coffee Business. Last reply by Brian Millar Nov 26. 181 Replies

I would love to hear what you think the repercussions of the economy will mean to the coffee industry.I have my inclinations and will share when the discussion begins to roll.Continue

Tags: coffee+shops, small+business+owners, small+business, economics+coffee, economy+coffee

Building a Coffee Cart

Started by Tracy Gordon in Equipment & Tech. Last reply by Brian Millar Nov 26. 9 Replies

I am in the process of starting my own coffee business.  I have worked at self-contained carts before and would like my husband to build one for me instead of spending $20,000 on a manufactured one.  However, I cannot find any plans or directions on…Continue

FOR SALE: 2008 Diedrich IR-3 Coffee Roaster with Afterburner

Started by Bill G in Classifieds Nov 24. 0 Replies

I am selling a used Diedrich IR-3 Coffee Roaster and matching Afterburner made in 2008. The color is purple - hip and eye-catching for front of store. It’s a little less bright in person, compared to the photos.I purchased this from the original…Continue

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La Marzocco Linea Mini & Anfim Scody 2 Grinder

Im selling a La Marzocco Linea Mini & Anfim Scody 2 Grinder. Espresso machine and grinder have had very little use. 200 shots at the most. I have used Crystal Geyser and Poland Springs as recommend by La Marzocco. At the moment the machine is set up with the optional drainage kit which can be easily converted back, or connected to a home water supply with a filtration system if you wish. Both pieces are in Excellent condition. Comes with all original paperwork including manual, bench test…See More
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