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That price and the lakeland guarantee really has me tempted as well, think I may take the plunge and put an order in too.


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That price and the lakeland guarantee really has me tempted as well, think I may take the plunge and put an order in too.
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Still to understand the Lakeland guarantee. If you are considering ask when in store. They are shipping from 3rd January and the guarantee is a satisfaction guarantee so may not cover all as would a manufacturers etc. Coupled with the manufacturers guarantee it made me press the button. Will be interested to read the small print. You are in theory satisfied if you open the box and use the unit IMHO. The Manager in the store I ordered from said - if you aren't satisfied in 3 years, Lakeland would discuss! That would be a good one to test! I am involved with certain e-commerce sites and know what I would say! ;)

 

Plus - Price may go up for inbound stock!

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Hello all..

 

Long time viewer of the forum but the first time I've really needed any advice.

I have the offer of a Sage DTP which is around 6 months old and in the pictures it looks in good condition and the price is £150, I currently have a crappy Delonghi machine that is around 5-6 years old and its started to deliver really poor coffee so I'm destined to upgrade.

 

Obviously the Sage is around £290 new on Amazon so would you suggest its worth me picking up the 6 month old machine for £150?

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Hello all..

 

Long time viewer of the forum but the first time I've really needed any advice.

I have the offer of a Sage DTP which is around 6 months old and in the pictures it looks in good condition and the price is £150, I currently have a crappy Delonghi machine that is around 5-6 years old and its started to deliver really poor coffee so I'm destined to upgrade.

 

Obviously the Sage is around £290 new on Amazon so would you suggest its worth me picking up the 6 month old machine for £150?

 

If it comes with all its original accessories yeah I'd probably buy that. Is it a private sale or from a company that can offer a little bit of warranty?


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At 6 months old its probably still in good nick. If they are in a hard water area (like London) it could still have a bit of internal scale if they use it with tap water and it would be worth looking up how to do a proper descaling routine on it before putting it to use.

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If it comes with all its original accessories yeah I'd probably buy that. Is it a private sale or from a company that can offer a little bit of warranty?

 

 

Replying to both..

 

Private sale, I've asked about the filter baskets etc but they seem to have looked after it and only getting rid because they have upgraded to the machine with internal grinder. I'm going to take the plunge I think.

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Yeah I think you'll be ok.


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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Just picked it up, in pristine condition and they gave me a few cleaning tablets and also the order ref to buy more of the same so I think they've looked after it. Looking forward to getting going tomorrow morning with some freshly delivered Extract coffee!

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Morning Chaps. I’ve been reading the forum for a few days - having recently purchased a DTP myself at Christmas. Have been primarily watching YouTube videos to help me with my understanding of how to make good coffee (long time drinker, first time espresso maker).... but would like to delve my understanding more via this forum.

 

im going to have a further search of the forum to see any other discussions, which will point me in the right direction, but having read from the posters on here, have any of you had issues with making Americanos? The hot water from the machine to ‘top up’ the freshly made espresso seems to be very low in temperature.

 

Anyway, my first post - so sorry to take things away from the original discussion —- I shall try find myself more details of the issue, and any daily Sage tips I should know to make the most of this machine / interest in home coffee making! Thanks


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Morning Chaps. I’ve been reading the forum for a few days - having recently purchased a DTP myself at Christmas. Have been primarily watching YouTube videos to help me with my understanding of how to make good coffee (long time drinker, first time espresso maker).... but would like to delve my understanding more via this forum.

 

im going to have a further search of the forum to see any other discussions, which will point me in the right direction, but having read from the posters on here, have any of you had issues with making Americanos? The hot water from the machine to ‘top up’ the freshly made espresso seems to be very low in temperature.

 

Anyway, my first post - so sorry to take things away from the original discussion —- I shall try find myself more details of the issue, and any daily Sage tips I should know to make the most of this machine / interest in home coffee making! Thanks

Welcome,

I'm sure simeone with experience of the dtp will pop up but generally with tanked machines people just use a kettle to top up americanos as they're easier to refill.


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I often use the water from the steam wand to top up an Americano and find the temperature fine for me. It's certainly hotter than the espresso.

Are you warming up your group head and portafilter by running hot water through them first? I believe that's what the instructions say to do.

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Thank you. Yes I’m having a set of water pouring through the filter to start, then turn across to have a hot steam output also - as I read that this may help also. Hopefully things will heat up a little more, as I don’t want to regret not purchasing the larger model which pours hot water separately. Thank you for the reply.


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In the past I've just ran water through the group head straight into my espresso. Obviously need to wipe the screen after pulling the shot


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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In the past I've just ran water through the group head straight into my espresso. Obviously need to wipe the screen after pulling the shot

 

Ahh. That’s maybe a good idea — albeit I read the espresso is made with cooler water? Maybe I should have cappuccino’s instead! Ha. Thanks for the ideas.


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