MarkPrince Moderator Joined: 19 Dec 2001 Posts: 5,465 Location: Vancouver, BC Expertise: Professional
Espresso: KvdW Speedster Grinder: Compak K10 WBC Vac Pot: A bit too many Drip: Clive Coffee Drip Stand Roaster: Hario Glass Retro Roaster
Posted Thu Jul 12, 2007, 5:11pm Subject: Introducing the new Espresso Grinders Forum!
Hey folks. Today's the day we launch and restructure some of the forums here on CoffeeGeek, in the espresso section.
The Espresso Forum "Machines and Grinders" is by far and away the most popular forum on CoffeeGeek, and has become so huge that it's almost unwieldy. As a result, The "Machines and Grinders" forum has been renamed to "Pump Espresso Machines" and can still be found at it's normal url.
This forum is specifically for any discussions on espresso grinders - be them purpose built espresso grinders (ie, doser, doserless, yada yada), or multipurpose grinders that can be used for espresso (there's a grinders forum in the coffee section for grinders made for non-espresso use, as well as multiuse). You're also invited to discuss grinder modifications either in here, or the new machine mods and restorations section above, but I do ask that you do not crosspost between the two. Choose the forum you want to discuss your mods and rebuilds in, and go with that.
Also, I am in the midst of moving some threads from the original Machines and Grinders forums into these new forums, but I need your help.
Please take a moment to post a list of threads from the Machines and Grindersl forum (now named Pump Espresso Machines) that you think should be moved to this forum. You can't reply to this Announcement, but I am starting a new thread in this forum where you can reply and provide links to the threads you think should be moved into the Lever Espresso Machines forum.
When you post, please provide the full url starting the thread in question, one per line. Post as many as you want.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.