vmcla Senior Member Joined: 2 Mar 2010 Posts: 36 Location: Los Angeles Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Sun Mar 14, 2010, 9:53pm Subject: Estro Profi burr grinder
Hi all, I just picked up a used Saeco Estro Profi with the built-in burr grinder. I know a few of you have had this machine, maybe I can get Dana to throw his two cents in.
So you know the scenario - the saeco came with the pressurized portafilter, so the grind and tamp aren't so important (and it's fake crema crap - I know, I know), but to upgrade to the non-PPF you need a good grinder.
So to those of you who have used this machine - is the built-in grinder passable enough to bother getting a non-PPF?? I currently have no budget to upgrade the grinder.
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