slee10 Senior Member Joined: 13 Nov 2003 Posts: 250 Location: Manhattan Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: Cremina 2011, Elektra SA Grinder: Versalab M3 Roaster: None
Posted Sun Aug 12, 2012, 4:51am Subject: FS: Cimbali Max Hybrid Grinder
For sale Cimbali Max Hybrid with box and all accessories. I purchased this about 2-3 months ago from another coffee geek member who was the original owner. He owned it for 6-7 months prior to getting a Pharos. PERFECT cosmetic condition - not a scratch or scuff on it. It was too large for my kitchen so I got a Versalab instead so this one has to go. I used maybe 1-1/2 lbs of Black Cat coffee through it.
No shipping - pick up in Midtown Manhattan. Cash and carry
Listing Details Asking / Suggested Price: Open to offers Seller Name: Selina Lee Seller Location: New York, NY Sale Type: For Sale
Posted Sun Aug 12, 2012, 7:49am Subject: Re: FS: Cimbali Max Hybrid Grinder
A great buy for someone out there! Compared to a Bratza vario this offers a lifetime of use and far easier adjustment. Also, there is no need to modify hoppers for most kitchens since this is the smallest of the commercial machines.
I just have to add an endorsement of this grinder. I recently rebuilt a regular Junior and it's a very nice grinder. The grind is good (note - talking about the regular flat burr here), the doser is good, adjustment is good. The modest size and simple shape are a serious plus in my book. The build is very interesting, more like the case on a frame build of an espresso machine than the motor in a big metal shell design of most commercial grinders.
This is actually a DRM made grinder, so it brings some heavy cred with it. I just hate to see perfectly good (in this case very good) grinders passed over due to the Mazzer fetish.
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