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Rancilio Rocky - Bob Logan's Review
Posted: January 15, 2002, 11:11pm
review rating: 7.5
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Rancilio Rocky
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Arrow The Rancilio Rocky has 70 Reviews
Arrow The Rancilio Rocky has been rated 8.43 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Quality Reviews
These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
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: 9.0
Manufacturer: Rancilio Quality: 9
Average Price: $350.00 Usability: 7
Price Paid: $220.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: 1st Line Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 6 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Great grinder although not 100% without it's faults.
Positive Product Points

Great coffee grinder for consistent results for espresso. Works great for other types of coffee also!

Negative Product Points

I don't like the big plastic doser on the front.

Detailed Commentary

I'm not going to go into alot of detail because I would agree with all the other posts on this site. I use mine daily to grind my beans to make espresso, vacuum pot coffee, french press or drip coffee. I keep the bean hopper empty and add just the amount I'm going to need. I adjust the grind and everything turns out consistently well. This grinder might be overkill for drip or french press but if you are serious about making a great cup of espresso you need a high quality grinder like this one. This grinder never fails to grind the beans very evenly and very consistently each and every time.

Did I mention that it's quiet also. I used to own a Bodum Antigua and it would wake up the neighbors it was so loud. Not Rocky, it just emits a nice quiet hum. Quality.

The only negative about this grinder, and most of the other posts express the same opinion, is about the plastic doser. I wish there was just a chute that would dispense directly into a small container. I took the dosing forks off because with this it made it almost impossible to dispense other grinds of coffee. Now I just have a small saucer into which I "dose" my just ground coffee.

Buying Experience

1st Line was awesome. Great advice and it arrived quickly and safely.

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