158.00 buy it!, 200.00 go ITalian! to bad whirlpool has once bought anotehr great brand. French press to espresso, it is what is! Its great!
Positive Product Points
Cost Almost perfect grind (french press) Very handsome grinder Built like a tank Very easy to locate one for yourself. (ace hardware outlet) Clean up is very easy.
Negative Product Points
cable needs to be better thought out, Fung Shui wuold have you eating without chopsticks! a tri-ac cable would have been better, one that could be tucked away or removed.
buying from williams and sonoma, why bother... snooty and uninformed.
If you payed under 150.00 for this grinder you got a great grinder and a great deal. All this hub-bub from people about teh static and the stuck beans in the hopper , thin glass ...need to get lives. These are the same people who would complain spending a few hundred on their cars annualy. THis grinder makes perfect for french-press, espresso.. (is there realy an art to beating beans to dust)?
I think teh msrp is a little stretched. 299.00 i dont think so. 158. is doable.
Sofar Kitchenaid warranty\support has been second to non. Lets see if Whirlpol will continue to provide the same.