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Rocky Doserless Grinder - Buzz Lightyear's Review
Posted: January 17, 2006, 11:56am
review rating: 5.7
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Rocky Doserless Grinder
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Arrow The Rocky Doserless Grinder has 39 Reviews
Arrow The Rocky Doserless Grinder has been rated 8.39 overall by our member reviewers
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Michael Smith 9.50
Donnie W 9.00
Derek Fong 8.78
Rick Waits 8.61
Sandy Andina 8.57

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.0
Manufacturer: Rancilio Quality: 8
Average Price: $339.00 Usability: 9
Price Paid: $265.00 Cost vs. Value 7
Where Bought: 1st-line Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 6 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: kitchenaid proline,starbucks barista grinder
Bottom Line: Its reputation holds true, although there are some cheesey parts on it
Positive Product Points

very good quality grinds
stainless steel casing
most parts are well built
I love the step adjustments, makes it easy to adjust for espresso, french press, or drip

Negative Product Points

plastic coffee shoot is cheesy

black painted face plate cheapens the product

left over grinds a pain to clean out

Detailed Commentary

What can I say that has not been written already, this is a great grinder. Every thing you heard is true.

Hopefully this is the last grinder I will buy, it certainly looks built to last a lifetime. I would also like to know how heavy the electric motor is, because it weighs a ton, I bet I can power my kids go kart with that thing

The only complaint I have is mostly the aesthetic portions of the grinder which is the painted black face plate makes it look plasticy, why didnt Rancilio use a brushed stainless look to match the rest of the grinder. The plastic shoot is cheap and fragile as well

After grinding I find a considerable amount of grinds left in the grinder which tends to be a problem for me because I am constantly switching from french press to espresso, plus I do not want stale coffee in my next cup, to solve this problem I drilled a small hole in the lid and put a rubber o-ring from home depot on the bottom of the lid to create an airtight bean hopper so I can just blow the old grinds out before grinding

Buying Experience

Jim at 1st-line was first rate he even replaced my plastic coffee shoot for free even though it was my fault

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