Our Valued Sponsor
OpinionsConsumer ReviewsGuides and How TosCoffeeGeek ReviewsResourcesForums
consumer product reviews
roasters, accessories & miscellaneous
Grindenstein Knockbox - Wen Mato's Review
Posted: November 24, 2009, 12:01am
review rating: 8.0
feedback: (0) comments | read | write
Grindenstein Knockbox
Where to Buy
Arrow Espresso Zone
Arrow Seattle Coffee Gear
 List your business site here.
About "Where to Buy"

More About This Product
Arrow The Grindenstein Knockbox has 14 Reviews
Arrow The Grindenstein Knockbox has been rated 8.89 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since December 12, 2006.
Arrow Grindenstein Knockbox reviews have been viewed 54,491 times (updated hourly).

Quality Reviews
These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
Brent Baker 9.00
Steve Boothe 8.50
Spencer Orr 8.50
Tom Harris 8.25
Wayne Parris 8.25

Previous Review Next Review
Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 3.8
Manufacturer: Dreamfarm Quality: 3
Average Price: $30.00 Usability: 3
Price Paid: $30.00 Cost vs. Value 3
Where Bought: Broadway Shopping Centre Aesthetics 6
Owned for: 3 months Overall 4
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned:
Bottom Line: Looks great but "bang" isn't worth the buck as it buckles under pressure!
Positive Product Points

Appearance

Negative Product Points

Quality of bang bar - not strong enough

Detailed Commentary

First purchased this product as it looked great... bought the red colour as it matched my kitchen as well.  Must admit that the size was compact so it did not take up much space on my benchtop at all.  However, because it is so compact, it does fill up quite quickly and if you are a compulsive coffee drinker (like myself) then it fills too quickly and needs constant emptying... fine if you like to do this regularly but I don't (maybe I'm  lazier!!).  

I am not an overly strong person but after the first few months of using... the bang bar snapped in half.  Considering the price I paid  I felt it was not worth the money and expected it to survive much longer.  However, to be fair... I also had another... a Sunbeam brand with a wooden bang bar which also broke within a few months as well.  Have since purchased an alternative & better Australian made product with a steel bang bar.... absolutely brilliant!!

Buying Experience

Purchased this item in a homewares store so no shipping involved... but as I didn't have the receipt it was difficult to return for replacement.

Previous Review Next Review
Write a Review for this Product
review rating: 8.0
Posted: November 24, 2009, 12:01am
feedback: (0) comments | read | write
Interactive
Search
Login Password
forgot pw | signup
quickNav
advertisement
sponsorad
Italian Biscotti Cookies
Premium artisan quality Italian Biscotti cookies. Many flavors!
www.espressozone.com
sponsorad
Home Espresso Machines
Watch videos with Gail & Kat, Rocket, Jura Capresso, Saeco, Rancilio, Quick Mill, Nespresso
www.seattlecoffeegear.com
advertisement
Home | Opinions | Consumer Reviews | Guides & How Tos | CoffeeGeek Reviews | Resources | Forums | Contact Us
CoffeeGeek.com, CoffeeGeek, and Coffee Geek, along with all associated content & images are copyright ©2000-2014 by Mark Prince, all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Content, code, and images may not be reused without permission. Usage of this website signifies agreement with our Terms and Conditions. (0.197109937668)
Privacy Policy | Copyright Info | Terms and Conditions | CoffeeGeek Advertisers | RSS | Find us on Google+