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calblacksmith
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Wed Jul 10, 2013, 2:30pm
Subject: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

I stumbled upon a recent vintage Bunn LPG2 that only took a little cleanup to get going nicely. I took it along with me on my vacation to mate with a Bunn VPR APS, the combo worked nicely and I am in love with this thing. I have yet to pull the burrs and take a look at them but, my oh my, this thing is nice. I might even consider parting with my BIG Bunn grinder. This little guy can do the job as well as take up only a little space! Pics to follow but I just had to get it out there! :D

 
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Location: Rexdale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Espresso: PID/PressureMod 2001...
Grinder: BUNN FPG-2 DBC, Baratza...
Vac Pot: Bodum Santos manual, Yama 5...
Drip: Behmor BraZen, BUNN VPR-APS,...
Roaster: Refurb Behmor 1600, BBQ...
Posted Wed Jul 10, 2013, 2:33pm
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

calblacksmith Said:

Pics to follow but I just had to get it out there! :D

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And thank you for doing that Wayne.

I'm looking forward to the pics!
Cheers!

 
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calblacksmith
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Joined: 25 Nov 2007
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:12am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

As promised, here are a few pics, snapped last night. It looks just like any other LPG 2 but this one is mine LOL!

calblacksmith: 20130710185417406.jpg
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calblacksmith
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:13am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

next

calblacksmith: 20130710185448130.jpg
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In real life, my name is
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calblacksmith
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:17am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

another

calblacksmith: 20130710185514411.jpg
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calblacksmith
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:18am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

yet another

calblacksmith: 20130710185526210.jpg
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CraigA
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Location: Rexdale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Espresso: PID/PressureMod 2001...
Grinder: BUNN FPG-2 DBC, Baratza...
Vac Pot: Bodum Santos manual, Yama 5...
Drip: Behmor BraZen, BUNN VPR-APS,...
Roaster: Refurb Behmor 1600, BBQ...
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:23am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

Thanks Wayne! {;-)

Have ya had a chance to look at the burrs yet?

P.S. Sorry Wayne, I thought you had finished posting pics. Would you like me to delete my post here to keep your timelime of pics clean?

 
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calblacksmith
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Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
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Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:26am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

two bins.

This is a vertical path grinder unlike the big one I have. The timers are under the back panel and the grind adjustment is the exit from the burrs straight into the brew basket.

The grind quality is every bit the same as the bigger grinder but it takes up much less space. In part, the bean bins are smaller. This is about the height of Sylvia not counting the bean bins and not much taller if you do count them.

There is a timer for each bin and the feed mech is just a sliding gate that is on the timer. This drops the beans down into the grind section and the grinder continues to run after the gate closes to clear out all the beans in the grind chamber as this can use two different beans at the same time.

If anyone stumbles upon one like I did, buy it, it is a great grinder.

calblacksmith: 20130710185529265.jpg
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In real life, my name is
Wayne P.
Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!

Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
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calblacksmith
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calblacksmith
Joined: 25 Nov 2007
Posts: 7,883
Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A.
Expertise: I live coffee

Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32
Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major
Vac Pot: 40s era Silex
Drip: Msl. Com. brewers
Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:29am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

Craig, no not yet but the consistency of grind was VERY nice so my guess is that they MAY be OK but then, as per our standard advice...... replace the burrs LOL!

 
In real life, my name is
Wayne P.
Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!

Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
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CraigA
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CraigA
Joined: 19 Dec 2001
Posts: 11,259
Location: Rexdale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Expertise: I live coffee

Espresso: PID/PressureMod 2001...
Grinder: BUNN FPG-2 DBC, Baratza...
Vac Pot: Bodum Santos manual, Yama 5...
Drip: Behmor BraZen, BUNN VPR-APS,...
Roaster: Refurb Behmor 1600, BBQ...
Posted Thu Jul 11, 2013, 10:40am
Subject: Re: new grinder, well to me anyway!
 

Wayne can you look at my added P.S. above please?

Nice grinder Wayne!

 
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