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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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Scott Gay (quality: 6.0) 02.23.2003 Rating: 6.6
Bottom Line: I once loved it, now I hate it.
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.
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.
Paul (quality: 5.0) 12.09.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Works well for drip and french press.
Andrew Klakken (quality: 5.0) 12.12.2004 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: If you only make drip coffee with paper filters this unit will work for you. Just keep a paper plate under it for the mess.
Donald Blum (quality: 5.0) 12.20.2001 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: you can do so much better than this mess.
First Last (quality: 4.7) 06.26.2002 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Hey, its better than any blade grinder.
Tree Head (quality: 4.0) 05.13.2006 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: DO NOT BUY: Messy, chips/breaks easily,  grind selector dial next to impossible to adjust.
Steve Johnson (quality: 4.0) 10.27.2000 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Can't recommend -- died after a year's use
Jacob McDonald (quality: 4.0) 03.22.2004 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Don't bother. Get a Solis.
Ty Wentworth (quality: 3.0) 03.04.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Fine for all except espresso.
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)
Vegas1 (quality: 3.0) 12.16.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: An ok 1st grinder if the moneys tight.
Chris Schaefer (quality: 2.0) 02.17.2000 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Price does not justify purchase of this product.
Matt Plezia (quality: 2.0) 02.21.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Does not grind fine enough for pump driven espresso makers
Don Eylat (quality: 1.0) 09.26.2006 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: you don'tbuy a Ferrari forthepriceof a Miata.
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
Bruce Honnigford 01.11.2009 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: For $50 it's fine for med to coarse grinds on a budget. For $5 it's a gift from a god.
Cassidy Vare 02.19.2010 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Honestly, I'd rather have a whirly-blade grinder. It's at least as good, and less than half the price.
Davenport Grolsch 10.20.2010 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Don't waste your money.
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