ODandy Junior Member Joined: 15 Feb 2014 Posts: 16 Location: Halifax, NS Expertise: Just starting
Posted Sat Feb 15, 2014, 1:04pm Subject: WTB Baratza Preciso
I'm new to Coffeegeek and to espresso in general actually. I just purchased a Gaggia Classic and a Rancilio Steam Wand. I'm now looking for a Burr Grinder. I don't really need anything insanely great yet because I have 0 technique yet.
I'm just hoping to find a nice grinder for espresso. I was hoping to find a Preciso for a decent price. I was hoping to spend ~$250 on a used Preciso.
Thanks guys, Mike
Listing Details Asking / Suggested Price: 250 Seller Name: Michael O'Dea Seller Location: Halifax, NS Sale Type: Wanted to Buy
Actually this is all the more reason to purchase a good grinder, and I would venture you're under shooting on a preciso. Many have suggested that they have had poor experience with it for espresso. I would recommend the vario at minimum. Baratza regularly update their refurb page, a vario runs $360 on refurb, or the already mentioned $330 offer. A good grinder goes a long way to good espresso, and without significant technique, low end grinders are nearly impossible to use.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.