As advertised -- get over your fears of spending real money for a grinder and pull the trigger. Go doserless. You won't be sorry.
Positive Product Points
Nice size -- fits easily under cabinet and has small footprint. Doserless model is way to go for home use. Virtually zero mess. Does exactly what I want it to do -- grind perfectly for espresso
Negative Product Points
Bean hopper should be airtight so that one could actually store beans in there. Seems like a simple fix to install a rubber gasket.
I'm one of those people who blanched at the thought of spending more than $100 on a grinder, but after insane amounts of research it became apparent that a good grinder was indispensible to making great espresso. I sucked it up and went with the Rocky -- the consensus product for combining performance and value. Some day I may upgrade to a Mazzer, but the Rocky is an excellent machine.
The Rocky has delivered as advertised. Great grinds, quiet, consistent espresso pulls. Virtually no mess. Love it and any reluctance to purchase is long, long gone.