calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 8,126 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Fri Jan 27, 2012, 6:37am Subject: Re: Coffee Grinder for home use
I always take Amazon reviews with a hand full of salt. Most of them are from people who don't know what they want or buy something thinking it is one thing and not paying attention that it is something else.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
SeeMySpots Senior Member Joined: 27 Jan 2012 Posts: 2 Location: Phoenix, AZ Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Delonghi Kmix Grinder: Cheap Black & Decker Conical... Drip: Not worth mentioning Roaster: mmmm some day
Posted Fri Jan 27, 2012, 4:33pm Subject: Re: Coffee Grinder for home use
I'm new to the forum, although I have been "stalking coffeegeek.com" since I received my new espresso machine. I love you guys and hope to be as informed some day....
I'm not ready to invest in a grinder yet but I was curious if anyone has a recommendation on a doser. Basically, I'm looking for some time of hopper/doser that I can put my ground espresso into that will then "dump" a set amount directly into my portafilter basket and finally tamp it?
I realize that I am taking a leap of faith here and that I may not even be in the correct forum string. I greatly appreciate any advice you kind coffee lovers can provide me.
Finally, I've noticed that many of you reference Amazon's links so I was curious if you all know about the CoffeeGeek Amazon Affiliate Link (Click Here (www.amazon.com)). I did not know about it until I happened upon the holiday gifts article. =)
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