Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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Bailek
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Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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Hello, I'm currently a bulk vendor looking to potentially spread roots into full line, I've been trying to find any information I can but not a great deal, im looking to buy a drinks vending machine either cans or bottles to get my foot in the door, but I'm not too sure how to go about this? If anyone could give me any advice on what to buy or what to stay away from that would be greatly appreciated :thumbup:
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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I find that most sites want drinks and snacks now, so it’s either a combo machine or one drinks and one snacks for each site.

Have you got a potential site at the moment?

James
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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Hi James thanks for the reply, no I don’t have anywhere lined up I’m just looking to do a bit of homework before I make a leap into doing it, I can understand that companies would want both, what kind of machines would you recommend on the drinks and snack side? I’m just trying to get as much information as I can, what machines to buy, where to get spares ect :mrgreen:
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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Hi,

That really is an open ended question lol, it would all depend on the size of site and access issues.
I don’t know where in the country you are but I have an OLD bottle machine available if you want to come take it away, but it needs a lot of tarting up.
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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AS JAMES SAYS, NUMBER OF PEOPLE/STAFF USING, ACCESS ETC DIXIE NARCOS ARE OLD BUT RELIABLE
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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Thank you for the kind gesture, I’m from Portsmouth, I have been looking into the Dixie Marco machines, I’m after just a slim drinks machine or either cans/bottles to potentially put in the break room at my work if I can twist my bosses arm lol, I’m quite happy to work on something that needs TLC but as I’m new I’m not too sure what prices I should expect to be paying for a working one
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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250 for a fully working dixie

If plastic lexan on front has broke there more than the machines worth to get fixed though.
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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I’ve got a large Vendo 189, it works but needs some cosmetic work doing to it, and a new/updated coin mech.
If you want to come and get it from Milton Keynes you are welcome to, but it’s a pain in the **** to move so you’ll need a tail lift van and a couple of people.... it’s just in the way in my storage container at the moment, so I want rid. PM me if you want more details or pictures.

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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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That’s great if you could pop me some pictures I’ll take a look, I’m sure I can get a few hands to help out for a little bit of £££
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Re: Looking for advice for first drinks machine

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