29 May '13, 2pm

Coffee geek → Rancilio Silvia, Garth Watson: Bottom Line: Rancilio Silvia - Hell No!!!!!Read review... #coffee

Never buy this unit, do some research on the net and you will see this is a major issue with the machine. Boiler ruptured after a few months, was replaced and told that it has never happened before with a boiler. Received the machine back and a week later, boiler ruptures again after only pouring a few shots. Sent back to be told the boiler ran dry and ruptured and therefore rancilio will not replace the boiler again without cost. I have numerous other make single boiler machines and am aware of ensuring the boiler stays filled, which I do. Rancilio South Africa told me this has never happened before, but when I search the net, it seems to be common? Seems I was lied to. This issue is never mentioned in the manuals as a warning, nor are you told by the sales person from Rancilio Homeline South Africa that this has happened. I now have to pay to replace the boiler, which in...

Full article: http://www.coffeegeek.com/reviews/consumer/rancilio_silvi...

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