calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,947 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 Fri Mar 9, 2012, 4:43pm Subject: Re: Just had to share: Gaggia MD-85 Burrs...are really big
andy yes it should be fun but it's not going to be my first commercial grinder, if you remember I had almost a dozen of them at 1 time and counting the new major I will be down to 5 lol! but I could be surprised though because I never have had a major before we shall see!!!! :-D
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russel Senior Member Joined: 12 Mar 2010 Posts: 458 Location: Los Angeles Expertise: Professional
Espresso: Conti Princess 2grp, GS/3... Grinder: Super Caimanos x2, Forte BG,... Drip: V60, Kalita Wave, Clever,...
Posted Fri Mar 9, 2012, 5:14pm Subject: Re: Just had to share: Gaggia MD-85 Burrs...are really big
The crazy thing about this grinder is that I thought that I had purchased an MD-65. I was caught completely off guard when I pulled out the burr carrier to find these monster burrs. I think that these have a smaller inner diameter than Major burrs (I had a Major once, but it is long gone by now), which combined with the 2mm larger outer diameter, makes for a shocking amount of grinding surface.
Yeah, I was referring to the difference between a "normal" 64mm class machine and the 83-85mm burr. I was used to the SJ class and the Major still floored me when I saw the way the grinds burst out of the chute.
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