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Product Details
Overall Rating 5.0, Based on 40 Reviews
Avg Price $80.00
Manufacturer Salton
Machine Type Flat Burr Grinder
Colors black, white
Class Grinder, Flat Burr, Consumer
Pro Review No
First Look No
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An entry level consumer burr grinder, not suitable for espresso. Made by Salton for Capresso.

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Phillip Quattrocchi (quality: 5.7) 06.25.2002 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: All in all if you cannot afford Rocky or better this will do the Job. Otherwise beaware of its short commings.
Dennis Rogers (quality: 8.3) 05.05.2002 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: You're paying $50 for an annoying mess and a cheap product.  But works for drip and french press and cup quality is good.
Danny Hoffman (quality: 6.2) 03.15.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: good grinder except for espresso and turkish drinkers
S. Marc Testa (quality: 5.0) 03.14.2002 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Semi-decent product, makes good DRIP coffee, slight step up from blade.
Matt Kiessling (quality: 7.5) 02.08.2002 Rating: 2.2
Bottom Line: Stick with your whirly-blade and save your cash for another burr-grinder. Any other burr-grinder.
Don Sucher (quality: 7.0) 02.07.2002 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A good unit at an attractive price.
Richard Floch (quality: 7.5) 01.13.2002 Rating: 1.8
Bottom Line: Don't buy it. If you have one, toss it and get a decent grinder.
David Wilbourn (quality: 7.0) 01.05.2002 Rating: 2.6
Bottom Line: do not buy, it does not do what it says it will do, buy a solis maestro instead
Michael Hardy (quality: 7.8) 01.05.2002 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Slightly better than a hammer.
Mike McGinness (quality: 8.3) 12.29.2001 Rating: 3.0
Bottom Line: Garbage, used one week, ordered a Solis! Gave the Capresso away...
Donald Blum (quality: 5.0) 12.20.2001 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: you can do so much better than this mess.
Vegas1 (quality: 3.0) 12.16.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: An ok 1st grinder if the moneys tight.
Paul (quality: 5.0) 12.09.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Works well for drip and french press.
Lori (quality: 6.7) 03.29.2001 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: DO NOT BUY THIS GRINDER!  It is better than a chopper grinder, but not by much.
Ty Wentworth (quality: 3.0) 03.04.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Fine for all except espresso.
Matt Plezia (quality: 2.0) 02.21.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Does not grind fine enough for pump driven espresso makers
Steve Johnson (quality: 4.0) 10.27.2000 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Can't recommend -- died after a year's use
Chris Schaefer (quality: 2.0) 02.17.2000 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Price does not justify purchase of this product.
Steve Steiman (quality: 1.0) 01.25.2000 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: On the whole, a fine machine.  However, it doesn't stack up well against the Briel Java
Wade Sheldon (quality: 3.0) 01.16.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Good quality burr mill grinder suitable for a wide range of coffee makers (pump expresso to french press)
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