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Product Details
Overall Rating 5.0, Based on 40 Reviews
Avg Price $80.00
Manufacturer Salton
Machine Type Flat Burr Grinder
Colors black, white
Class Grinder, Flat Burr, Consumer
Pro Review No
First Look No
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An entry level consumer burr grinder, not suitable for espresso. Made by Salton for Capresso.

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Allen Eggemeyer (quality: 6.3) 10.16.2002 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Piece of junk that turns coffee beans into a mess. Wouldn't take it for free.
Andrew Klakken (quality: 5.0) 12.12.2004 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: If you only make drip coffee with paper filters this unit will work for you. Just keep a paper plate under it for the mess.
Benjamin Kieran (quality: 8.5) 02.22.2006 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: Look elsewhere - this simply doesn't do any job well or even adequately.
Beth Sanguine (quality: 9.0) 09.05.2006 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Great grinds for bean novices and those of us with "set incomes."
Boyd Nielsen (quality: 6.5) 12.07.2003 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Messy, messy, messy, with flimsy plastic.
Bruce Honnigford 01.11.2009 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: For $50 it's fine for med to coarse grinds on a budget. For $5 it's a gift from a god.
Cassidy Vare 02.19.2010 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Honestly, I'd rather have a whirly-blade grinder. It's at least as good, and less than half the price.
Chris Schaefer (quality: 2.0) 02.17.2000 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Price does not justify purchase of this product.
Danny Hoffman (quality: 6.2) 03.15.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: good grinder except for espresso and turkish drinkers
Davenport Grolsch 10.20.2010 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Don't waste your money.
David Wilbourn (quality: 7.0) 01.05.2002 Rating: 2.6
Bottom Line: do not buy, it does not do what it says it will do, buy a solis maestro instead
Dennis Rogers (quality: 8.3) 05.05.2002 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: You're paying $50 for an annoying mess and a cheap product.  But works for drip and french press and cup quality is good.
Dennis Vogel (quality: 6.0) 10.15.2005 Rating: 5.0
Bottom Line: Waste of time for Espresso. Should have put the money towards a better grinder. Live and learn.
Don Eylat (quality: 1.0) 09.26.2006 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: you don'tbuy a Ferrari forthepriceof a Miata.
Don Sucher (quality: 7.0) 02.07.2002 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A good unit at an attractive price.
Donald Blum (quality: 5.0) 12.20.2001 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: you can do so much better than this mess.
First Last (quality: 4.7) 06.26.2002 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Hey, its better than any blade grinder.
Jacob McDonald (quality: 4.0) 03.22.2004 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Don't bother. Get a Solis.
Jeremy Close (quality: 6.5) 04.29.2003 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: What other choice is there at under $A200?
Ken Liao (quality: 6.0) 03.13.2003 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: Huge step up from blade grinders, though if I was in the market for another, I'd be tempted to look at the Solis.
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