3 wire gaggia v. 2 wire gaggia
"About the 2-pronged power cord. I used to be concerned about the lack
of a ground wire, until I learned how GFCI devices work. These
machines should **NEVER** be used with a circuit unless a ground fault
device is present!"
SO, if some poor sap plugs his/her Gaggia into a non-GFI outlet, -- which is
likely, and there is internal leakage, and s/he touches the
grounded metal kitchen sink, with wet hands, -- likely -- and the
machine at the same time -- likely -- s/he receives a NASTY shock,
Another gaggia owner killed! NOT good. All because Gaggia elected to
save about ONE DOLLAR , by not grounding the machine with a
how the HELL do they get away with this??