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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.4, Based on 71 Reviews
Avg Price $350.00
Manufacturer Rancilio
Machine Type Semi Commercial Flat Burr Grinder with Doser
Colors Metal / Black, White / Black, Red / Black
Class Grinder, Burr, Prosumer
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A prosumer level espresso grinder that has been on the market since 1991. Grinder has seen changes cosmetically since introduction, now featuring steel side panels. Features professional burrs and motor inside. At $380 (Feb '09) the price is on the high side.

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Mark Harris (quality: 5.5) 10.24.2001 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: The Rocky costs more than many are willing  to pay.  But like so many things in the marketplace,  you get what you pay for:  Reliability and Quality.
Alan Wolkower (quality: 3.7) 11.06.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: essential to make any real pump expresso machine give good results
Michael Owen (quality: 1.0) 07.31.2009 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: A grinder with plenty of power and grind settings.
Joseph Levitt (quality: 7.0) 12.11.2004 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Put your "Jolly" up for sale on ebay and get yourself a fantastic, commercial-quality grinder.
Peter Farrell (quality: 6.0) 01.02.2005 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Regardless of the price if you are looking for a solid and professional grinder under $300.00 this grinder is worth serious consideration.
Bob Logan (quality: 7.5) 01.16.2002 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great grinder although not 100% without it's faults.
Ward Strong (quality: 7.3) 01.19.2008 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: The grinder makes the espresso, and the Rocky does it with style.
Derek Denyer (quality: 6.0) 05.13.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: I should have purchased this 3 years ago with my Silvia
Doug Miannay (quality: 6.7) 01.04.2005 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Produces a consistent high quality grind for a consistent high quality espresso on every pull!
Kevin Jo (quality: 5.5) 02.06.2015 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: solid machine
Mark Prince (quality: 8.1) 01.15.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Best grinder you can get for the home for under $400. Will improve your shots by a significant amount.
David M Strom (quality: 5.5) 01.23.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: A great grinder at a good price. You NEED a great grinder to get even decent espresso, and Rocky fits the bill.
Todd Krieger (quality: 3.5) 01.22.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Although not mechanically ideal, can produce superior drip coffee.
John Roche (quality: 8.5) 05.25.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Exceptional construction, performance and value. Ideal for espresso but may not be best choice for those who grind for multiple brew methods on a regular basis.
Howard Sheppard (quality: 7.0) 07.08.2002 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: The best grinder in the sub $300 range that I know of.  You can do better, but it will cost you.
Mike G (quality: 7.5) 03.07.2008 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: $300 is a lot for a coffee grinder, but I'm happy with the purchase!
Patrick Sloane (quality: 6.0) 06.29.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Quality you can rely on at a a price which is right - but go the doserless model!
John Trefethen (quality: 7.3) 03.07.2008 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Fantastic, Reliable, Dependable, Simple to Opperate.
Jonathan Ewing 09.22.2009 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Beautiful, simplistic design.  Consistent Grind.
Cremina Fan 01.03.2011 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Excellent lifetime purchase. Have the doser? See Detailed Commentary on simple way to keep it swept clean!
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