calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,314 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Veneziano A1 Grinder: Many different commercial Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Milita, Bunn&Curtis... Roaster: Cast iron pan, gas burner
Posted Thu Dec 15, 2011, 7:51am Subject: My Super Jolly Hospital LOL!
I am working on a couple of SJs, one from '96 and one from '97. The one that is finished is from '97.
These are in fairly typical condition for grinders that I see that were in commercial service, perhaps a little rougher than most but not far from the norm.
This is an overview shot of them on the bench. I take them apart as need to make sure they are in good shape when I am done. The '97 is nearly ready to go to it's new home with a friend of my son and a CG member who is in the Navy. It is a Christmas gift, SHHHHH don't tell!
Both these grinders looked like sisters, the same color and wear patterns.
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In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
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