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Rancilio Rocky - Mike Wright's Review
Posted: November 25, 2001, 5:18pm
review rating: 4.8
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Rancilio Rocky
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Arrow The Rancilio Rocky has 71 Reviews
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Berhouz Abedian 9.00
John Roche 8.48
Sean Strugnell 8.44
Toto Di Torretta 8.14
Mark Prince 8.05

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 10.0
Manufacturer: Rancilio Quality: 10
Average Price: $350.00 Usability: 10
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 1 year Overall 10
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: n/a
Similar Items Owned: Not entered
Bottom Line: It's the only burr grinder I've used, but it's hard to imagine anything better.
Positive Product Points

Consistent grind, grinder portion well built, easy to use.

Negative Product Points

Doser not too well designed--sloppy output.

Detailed Commentary

The grind quality is perfect for me. (I do nothing but espresso.) However, I've been trying to produce a very consistent result, and that takes a really consistent amount of ground coffee. The doser really didn't produce that, and there was a lot of coffee being wasted in the process. I fixed it by simply removing the metal cover inside the doser. I now use a small brush to get all the coffee out of the hole that it comes out of, and then use the same brush to get all the coffee out of the doser and into the filter basket, instead of using the doser lever. I've been able to reduce the number of beans used by about 10 percent, and I get a very consistent dose. (I have a digital scale that measures to the nearest tenth of a gram.) So, the doser is irrelevant, anyhow.

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