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Hi All,

I am looking at trying to value some equipment for a potential purchase and was wondering if anyone could tell me what a reasonable price would be for a used La Marzocco FB80 (2 group) and an Anfim super caimano grinder?

 

Also whats everyones thoughts on the 2 bits of kit?

 

Thanks :)

Life is to short for bad coffee.

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£'s Difficult to answer unless you know age , condition , water used in them , why they are selling ( upgrade or bankrupt )

If you wanna put leg work into machines and take a chance there are some tasty 2 groups that can be got

Also might be worth dropping Callum T a line on here , he sometimes has 2 groups for sale that he has brought up to scratch with his own fair hand )

LM's are meant to be work horses if maintained right , Caimano are capable of making tasty espresso ( the last wbc champ used one if that counts for anything ) . JP prestige has some Anfim's in his cafe and is a bit fan ...

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Thanks Mrboots2u,

both bits of kit are from a shop that I am possibly looking to purchase, they are around 4 years old i believe and in very good condition.

the LM has only ever been used with a filter and I believe serviced regularly to (as much as needed within the 4 years)

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its in a coffee shop at the moment with a filter connected, as far as i know its a decent commercial grade one and I believe it was also changed fairly recently.

just trying to get an idea of their worth, and opinions on them?

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Maybe you can start by working out some sort of basic depreciation calculation - like -10% for initial purchase (immediate loss of value when leaving the shop!) and then something like 10% value per year (so 1 year old is 20% below new price?). This might make sense for a business, who can potentially write off the depreciation as a business expense.

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