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Product Details
Overall Rating 7.9, Based on 94 Reviews
Avg Price $120.00
Manufacturer Solis
Machine Type Prosumer, conical, burr, grinder, hopper, bin
Colors Black and Silver
Class Grinder, Conical Burr Consumer
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A grinder made by Solis, rebranded by Starbucks. Good for drip, press pot, suitable for espresso.

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X1 Owner (quality: 6.0) 11.29.2007 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: DUALIT (UK): CAN easily do AMAZING espresso WITHOUT MODIFICATION - bargain!
Wes Simonds (quality: 4.0) 07.06.2001 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Solis 177/Mulino: Excellent grinder, *not* to be confused with Starbucks unit
Tony Reynolds (quality: 7.3) 05.01.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: This grinder is highly recommended, though it has been superseded by the Solis 177.
Tom Oravec (quality: 4.7) 09.26.2005 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: You CAN make espresso and even ristretto with this machine
Tom Murray (quality: 7.0) 02.22.2002 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Do NOT buy a blade grinder! This is an affordable,good entry-level burr grinder.
Tom (quality: 3.0) 12.14.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: agree that espresso grind isn‘t fine enough; but for my Saeco rio vapore, it‘s "fine"
Todd Warnke (quality: 7.8) 03.16.2002 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Buy it on sale, adjust the burrs and save $100 over a similar quality grinder.
Terry L (quality: 6.0) 03.03.2007 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: reasonable grind -reasonable price- good bang for the buck
Susie L (Roxie's mom) (quality: 5.0) 04.17.2004 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: I highly recommend this grinder and would buy it again.
Steve Morrow (quality: 3.0) 07.31.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Worth buying if you seriously like your coffee!
Stephen Moretti (quality: 2.5) 07.03.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Attractive and high quality grinding, but beware of static.
Stephen Bozler (quality: 8.3) 08.23.2001 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Good form and function at a comparatively inexpensive price point.
Scott (quality: 3.5) 02.12.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Good, and delivers an even fine grind. But needs a finer grind setting.  Small, quiet, and "not too expensive" Easy to clean.
Robin Smith (quality: 4.5) 07.01.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Buy when on sale at Starbies and you‘ll have a very nice grinder with an annoying static problem.
Rob McHattie (quality: 6.5) 12.30.2003 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: A quiet, reasonably priced machine that seems capable.
Rick Wayne (quality: 6.3) 11.15.2006 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: This is a very good grinder, overpriced as most things are but comes with a comforting 2 year warranty so just buy and grind.
Richard Porter (quality: 5.0) 05.30.2003 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: There is no other grinder to compete at this price level
Rich Dadamo (quality: 5.3) 07.30.2005 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: More than adequate for weekend grinder but don't expect to leave it to your kids.
Reed Nelson (quality: 2.2) 11.08.2004 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Look... if you are just getting started in the home Barista routine, buy Barista products. Sure, there are better for much more $$$, but walk B4 you run!
Peter Russell (quality: 7.3) 12.11.2004 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: half the price of the rancilio rocky, and probably 65% as good as one.  that makes it a value.  just be ready to work with it.
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