Actually, the next step up is $65.
Bic is $249 shipped Amazon/eBay, Elemental Designs A2-300 is $315 with free shipping (or shipping in the price, however you look at it.) Don't get me wrong, I have an H-100 (click my sig) and love it, but that $65 gets you a lot. The downside is the wait time, as they build to order.
Just something to think about.
edit: For the record, the A2-300 wasn't that cheap when I bought my Bic (they originally went for $375), otherwise I probably would own one.
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