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La San Marco Grinders - Bruce Private's Review
Posted: February 18, 2008, 12:03pm
review rating: 3.7
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Wolfgang Gaggl 9.00
Paul Borders 6.00
Bruce Private 3.67

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 7.0
Product Reviewed: SM-90
Manufacturer: La San Marco Quality: 8
Average Price: Varies Usability: 7
Price Paid: $100.00 Cost vs. Value 7
Where Bought: Used Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 month Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: If bought used, this grinder is more than ample. Well built and grinds very nicely. A no brainer if a used one can be had for under $200.
Positive Product Points

Though not stepless, the adjustment is good. Fairly quiet. Doser is accurate and easy to use.

Negative Product Points

esthetically fairly ugly. Plastic doser handle. built in tamper silly. Huge hopper, Did I mention it has a huge hopper?? It's really big.

Detailed Commentary

This machine is a tank with durable burrs. It is not stepless, but I have had no problem getting the grind I want. In fact I rather like the fact that the settings are locked in. The doser is very accurate. I discarded the hopper as for home use it is just way to large. I was going to remove the doser and modify it to be doserless. But after using the doser a few times I have come to love it. The doser allows for accuracy, and a clean work area.  So the doser stays on for now.

This one had over 8,000 metered doses dispensed and you would never know it. Runs like new.

I disassembled both the grinder and doser for a thorough cleaning and was really impressed with the build.

Buying Experience

Bought from private seller......... N/A

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