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Cuisinart DBM-8 - Keith Wissman's Review
Posted: April 9, 2007, 3:29pm
review rating: 6.0
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Matt Johnson 10.00
Jonathan Friedes 9.50
Larry Schwarcz 9.50
Jeff Dubrule 9.50
Aaron Corey 8.50

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.2
Manufacturer: Cuisinart Quality: 8
Average Price: $60.00 Usability: 4
Price Paid: $30.00 Cost vs. Value 5
Where Bought: Sam's Club Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 2 months Overall 6
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: KitchenAid A9
Bottom Line: Okay for the money, not good enough for us snobs.
Positive Product Points

Hopper that holds a substantial quantity of beans.
Hopper that holds a substantial quantity of ground coffee.
Easily adjustable grind.
Hopper contains dust.
Auto timer for grinding time.

Negative Product Points

Timer doesn't always grind the correct amount of coffee beans.
Static cling of plastic grounds hopper makes it hard to get the ground coffee out.
Even the coarsest grind level is too fine for my vacuum pot.
Inconsistent grind size & quality.

Detailed Commentary

I wasn't even in the market for another grinder. I have been using an ancient KitchenAid A9 grinder but had gotten tired of the grounds and dust flying out of the cup and making a mess on the counter.

Price seemed right, it was early in the AM at Sam's Club, and my impulse control must have been even  lower than usual.

The hopper to hold the beans is a nice touch for most people, but for us coffee snobs it's irrelevant because we simply must grind the beans just before brewing, right?

The biggest gripe I have is with the too fine of grind, the inconsistent grind, and the static cling of the grounds hopper.

It is worth it for most people at $30.

Buying Experience

As always, a delight. Picked the box up off the skid on the floor of Sam's Club, put it in my oversized basket, went to the checkout line, paid and went home.

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