ericcomposer72 Senior Member Joined: 16 Nov 2013 Posts: 58 Location: New York Expertise: Pro Barista
Espresso: Oscar Grinder: Vario
Posted Tue Dec 31, 2013, 11:27am Subject: Am I an idiot/did I damage my new Vario?
Yes, like a big coffee n00b, I was messing with the grind settings while the burrs were not running...
Now, even when I set it (and start finer, then adjust "down"/coarser), the right-hand adjustment will still want to move down, while it's running, without my touching it. Sometimes it will stay for one dose, and then start moving during the second basket I am filling; sometimes it will move towards the end of filling the first basket, after I have just set it.
Is there a way to tighten something, etc.? Did I break my Vario?
stuartontour Senior Member Joined: 6 Sep 2013 Posts: 10 Location: Los Angeles Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: S1 Vivaldi II by La Spaziale Grinder: Vario W
Posted Tue Jan 7, 2014, 8:59am Subject: Re: Am I an idiot/did I damage my new Vario?
Same thing happened to me, but it was when the bottom setscrew was close to its tightest setting. I was having problems getting a fine enough grind. I finally sent it back to Barazta, who replaced the grind chamber. Took about 2 weeks.
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