8.4, Based on 70 Reviews
Semi Commercial Flat Burr Grinder with Doser
Metal / Black, White / Black, Red / Black
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.
Nic Miller-Clendon (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: A solid machine that lives up to the hype - don't bother with the doser!
Richard Ross (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: This is the starting point for good burr grinders, don't settle for less.
Endo Smith (quality: 7.1)
Bottom Line: There is a real need for a simple, solid grinder in the $300 range that fits between the cheaper Baratza models and the more expensive Mazzers. Unfortunately, the Rocky is not it.
Jerome Harrison (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Looks good on the counter, but cannot produce a reliable grind. Pass on this grinder.
Michael Owen (quality: 1.0)
Bottom Line: A grinder with plenty of power and grind settings.
Bottom Line: Beautiful, simplistic design. Consistent Grind.
Henry Townsend (quality: 1.8)
Bottom Line: Makes good coffee, but the machine broke down too quickly and it is taking far too long to get repaired.
Bottom Line: Excellent lifetime purchase. Have the doser? See Detailed Commentary on simple way to keep it swept clean!
Berhouz Abedian (quality: 9.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent grinder, but needs periodic cleaning. The design and the plastic materials can be improved.
Bottom Line: For a first or only grinder it will do it all for years faily well
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