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Solis Mulino - Scott Jensen's Review
Posted: July 7, 2002, 2:18pm
review rating: 6.3
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Solis Mulino
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Arrow The Solis Mulino has 20 Reviews
Arrow The Solis Mulino has been rated 6.58 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
Scott Rothstein 8.00
Ben Alpers 8.00
Eli Castro 8.00
David Marley 7.83
James Schulman 7.50

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.4
Manufacturer: Solis Quality: 7
Average Price: $100.00 Usability: 5
Price Paid: $129.00 Cost vs. Value 6
Where Bought: Sweet Marias Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 1 year Overall 6
Writer's Expertise: Aficionado Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: Save your money for a decent grinder!
Positive Product Points

Nice bean hopper, easy to use grind adjustment wheel.
Nice set of burrs.

Negative Product Points

Ground coffee hangs up in shute.
Very bad static problem, grounds won't come out of bin.
Messy to use- coffee everywhere.

Detailed Commentary

I used this grinder for about 6 months and gave it to my dad.  It was unpleasent to use, messy and hard to clean, not to mention noisy!

I bought it to use with a Solis Espresso machine, but it just could not grind fine or consistant enough for espresso.  There is a modification you can do- details on the Sweet Marias site- that allows it to grind finer, but even after doing the mod I was still disapointed.  I actually had to give up on espresso untill I bought a better grinder.

It did ok for drip coffee, but it is such a pain to use, I actually prefer a whirly blade grinder.  Of course my dad, who is not a coffee snob loves it!

Buying Experience

Sweet Marias is my online addiction supplier!  Tom and Maria are tops!!

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