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2 hours ago, Cuprajake said:

@B-Roadie ive just ordered a specilita so hope its not shit🤣🤦🏻‍♀️

Got it sorted in the end with some inventive shimming. It’s a brilliant grinder to be fair except for the alignment out of the box. Much easier to use and FAR quieter than my Mk II.

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In my limited experience, very unusual. If you’re buying something currently I’d only use a credit card for the legal protection it offers, asking for a money transfer is highly unusual and personally I’d refuse. 
 

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27 minutes ago, Geezercdg said:

Yes, but they want the money transfered into thier bank account! Seems a bit odd, is this usual?

Yeah didn’t realise that. Seems that’s for any non Eu shipping destinations 

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Coffee Italia offered an "incentive" of 2.5% off the retail price iirc if you paid via "bacs/money-transfer/bank"....whilst this looked good in reality it was their way of making sure you couldn't claim/retract/bounce "ALL" your money back from them when they didn't come through (and they don't)....you'd no-doubt "eventually" get your money back/refunded .....BUT....MINUS....their "handling fee/charge/re-stocking fee" bullshit that they use....they know that using a Credit Card in conjunction with a Section 75 gets them jack-shit when "you get all your money back" via your CC....they can't say no to Credit Card transactions as it'd look suspicious; hence the 2.5% incentive to anything other than a Credit Card.

Credit Card payments are the way to go if you want protection and peace of mind, especially if buying from abroad.

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21 hours ago, Rumpelstiltskin said:

Credit Card payments are the way to go if you want protection and peace of mind, especially if buying from abroad.

Especially when buying from coffee italia... should you ever be sufficiently daft as to do that...

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On 14/01/2021 at 18:52, Rumpelstiltskin said:

Coffee Italia offered an "incentive" of 2.5% off the retail price iirc if you paid via "bacs/money-transfer/bank"....whilst this looked good in reality it was their way of making sure you couldn't claim/retract/bounce "ALL" your money back from them when they didn't come through (and they don't)....you'd no-doubt "eventually" get your money back/refunded .....BUT....MINUS....their "handling fee/charge/re-stocking fee" bullshit that they use....they know that using a Credit Card in conjunction with a Section 75 gets them jack-shit when "you get all your money back" via your CC....they can't say no to Credit Card transactions as it'd look suspicious; hence the 2.5% incentive to anything other than a Credit Card.

Credit Card payments are the way to go if you want protection and peace of mind, especially if buying from abroad.

Edit: just realised how boring my response was. Agree, pay by card, get those protections! 

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36 minutes ago, BlackCatCoffee said:

Atom 60 as a happy medium? 

Possibly but I can’t see it being much better than a Specialita but they’re Mignon XL money from what I can see.
 

I like the 65mm options as I have more burr options whenever they need replacing. 

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On 25/01/2021 at 10:46, Geezercdg said:

No they didn't

Hmm. Seems BB have changed their mind about taking funds upon pre-order. I pre-ordered the Mignon XL from them today for expected arrival at the end of the month and they have definitely charged my card. 

Coffee. Because murder is wrong. 

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