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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
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An entry level consumer burr grinder, not suitable for espresso. Made by Salton for Capresso.

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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."
William Fite (quality: 9.0) 05.14.2006 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Defective design, materials, and manufacturing.  Don't waste money on this one.
Lance Goffinet (quality: 8.5) 12.07.2003 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: This grinder is barely adequate for drip coffee, but definately better than a blade grinder.
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.
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.
Mike McGinness (quality: 8.3) 12.29.2001 Rating: 3.0
Bottom Line: Garbage, used one week, ordered a Solis! Gave the Capresso away...
Michael Hardy (quality: 7.8) 01.05.2002 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Slightly better than a hammer.
Richard Floch (quality: 7.5) 01.13.2002 Rating: 1.8
Bottom Line: Don't buy it. If you have one, toss it and get a decent grinder.
Peter Bishop (quality: 7.5) 04.25.2003 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Don't waste $50... not even if it's just for drip.
Matt Kiessling (quality: 7.5) 02.08.2002 Rating: 2.2
Bottom Line: Stick with your whirly-blade and save your cash for another burr-grinder. Any other burr-grinder.
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
Robert Shupp (quality: 7.0) 07.03.2002 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: OK if you are making drip/press only and don't mind a mess
Don Sucher (quality: 7.0) 02.07.2002 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A good unit at an attractive price.
Lori (quality: 6.7) 03.29.2001 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: DO NOT BUY THIS GRINDER!  It is better than a chopper grinder, but not by much.
Boyd Nielsen (quality: 6.5) 12.07.2003 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Messy, messy, messy, with flimsy plastic.
Jeremy Close (quality: 6.5) 04.29.2003 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: What other choice is there at under $A200?
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.
Danny Hoffman (quality: 6.2) 03.15.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: good grinder except for espresso and turkish drinkers
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.
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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