CMIN Senior Member Joined: 14 Jun 2012 Posts: 922 Location: South FL Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: Crossland CC1 Grinder: Baratza Preciso
Posted Thu Jun 20, 2013, 11:17am Subject: Re: Baratza Virtuoso or Preciso DO's and DON'TS - help!
No, I understand that I need to run the grinder to adjust. But, does it matter if I have beans in the hopper or not?
if I weigh out my whole beans every time (single dose) then grind should I add 2 grams more for adjustment or could I adjust without beans and then add my weight amount of coffee to the hopper at the correct grind setting?
sorry, I know i am making this more confusing for everyone and myself.
Oh.. no I don't. I single dose as well. I just grind, and if any adjustments need to be made I adjust with the grinder on, then put the next dose in. These grinders have low retention too, on light/medium roast I've usually seen damn near 0 grams retained. On darker roast which can clump more, like a half gram-gram sometimes, I weigh the bin container with it's weight tared out. Like today it said 15.3, I tip the grinder forward a bit and purge a few times, and it then said 16 on the spot.
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