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Bumper Tamper - Chris Clark's Review
Posted: June 4, 2007, 7:02pm
review rating: 5.0
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Arrow The Bumper Tamper has 3 Reviews
Arrow The Bumper Tamper has been rated 8.47 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since December 12, 2006.
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D Babich 9.00
Vincent Sapone 7.25
Chris Clark 5.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: Bumper Tamp 58mm flat
Manufacturer: Bumper Quality: 8
Average Price: $60.00 Usability: 8
Price Paid: $39.99 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Home-Espresso.com Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 1 month Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: Lava tamp
Bottom Line: A simple, classic stainless look, with a sturdy feel. Highly recommended.
Positive Product Points

-- Feels great in the hand.
-- Flat tamp gives great puck.
-- Heavy-duty.

Negative Product Points

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Detailed Commentary

After buying a close-out on eBay that busted within four days, I decided to spend up for a quality tamper. I succeeded with the Bumper, which looks and feels great thanks to the heavyweight stainless-steel base and rubber-ball handle. Pro baristas pay attention to the ergonomics and feel of a tamper, and that certainly is important if you're cranking out shots for a living. But as a relative newbie making 2-3 doubles at home each day, I'm also appreciating what the Bumper seems to be doing for my technique. The included rubber dock is a nice touch, though it seems a little like an answer to a question nobody was asking. I'm not sure storing this thing naked in the pantry is gonna hurt it, but who knows? It looks cool.

Buying Experience

Home-espresso.com -- no problems.

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