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Saeco MC2002 Burr - Marc Berrenson's Review
Posted: April 2, 2000, 2:24pm
review rating: 6.0
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Saeco MC2002 Burr
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Arrow The Saeco MC2002 Burr has 22 Reviews
Arrow The Saeco MC2002 Burr has been rated 6.65 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Tony Reynolds 8.50
Doug Wiebe 8.20
Brendan Getchel 7.66
Paul Quinn 7.50
Leigh Booker 7.40

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 7.6
Manufacturer: Saeco Quality: 8
Average Price: $120.00 Usability: 6
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: Aesthetics 6
Owned for: 2 years Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: Aficionado Would Buy Again: n/a
Similar Items Owned: Not entered
Bottom Line: Well worth the money. Basically an espresso beginner‘s grinder.
Positive Product Points

Does the job. Easy to clean. Modest price.

Negative Product Points

Sprays fine powder at times. Won‘t grind at low grind levels.

Detailed Commentary

I‘ve used this grinder since buying it at Starbuck‘s several years ago. It‘s an Estro, which is now Saeco. No longer sold by Starbuck‘s, when I bought it they were practically giving them away at less than $50.00 a pop.  A burr grinder that‘s reliable and easy to clean, without a doser. The grinds fall into a plastic basket in the front. I‘m about to buy a Rocky, since I‘m moving from my present espresso machine (an old Starbuck‘s Buon Caffee 330) to a Livia 90. The Saeco burr grinder does the job on the Buon Caffee when set on 2.5, though I‘ve been informed that for more powerful espresso units like the Livia, Sylvia, and others, that it will not grind fine enough. Also, without the doser, loading the shot and clean up with the Saeco basket can be a bit of a mess.

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