Posted Wed Sep 12, 2012, 5:18pm Subject: Help to buy home grinder
Hi I want to know if you can help. I want to buy a grinder for home. My old one is a Sunbeam EMO480 conical burr. I am looking at the Rancilio Rocky Doserless or Baratza Vario burr grinder. I mainly drink espresso and have a Compak K3 that I use at work but I thinks its a bit big for home. i want a decent tuneable grinder. Can you help with any suggestions or hints please Regards Noel
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,864 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Tue Sep 18, 2012, 6:24am Subject: Re: Help to buy home grinder
New? Used? Commercial or home only? Price?
Check your local news papers, want add papers, Craigs list, used restaurant supply houses, restaurant salvage yards, the BST forum here and on other coffee sites.
In short, you will find them where you find them but you need to really get out there and look. Rocky has seen better days, his steps are fairly wide for most people here. He used to represent a good value but now grinders such as the Vario have pretty much passed him by.
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!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.