[Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 12:08:35 CDT 2010


I just checked my Grindmaster burrs (good excuse to clean them) and
they are the same as the Grindmaster I linked above but the Bunn sets
I've seen lately are like the Bunn set I linked and are more similar
to a espresso cut just that that channels are more oval shaped with a
larger release area.

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Bryan Wray
<bwray_thatcoffeeguy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> That's strange to me... but hey, there it is!  I've never seen those burrs in a Grindmaster before, just the ones that are pictured for the Bunn grinder.
>
> ... now I'm curious as to why...
>
> -bry
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> --- On Mon, 6/28/10, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip
> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list, available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> Date: Monday, June 28, 2010, 8:25 AM
>
> For those interested here is a picture of the Bunn burr cut.
> http://www.etundra.com/Burr_Set_Kit-P16741.html
>
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Edward Bourgeois
> <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ed
>> Here is a link with picture.
>> http://www.cw-usa.com/parts-grindmaster-commercial-grinding-burr-set.html
>>  I'm not sure if Grindmaster calls them crushing burrs but that's been
>> the term generally used. They definitely have a different design.
>> Ed B.
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Ed Needham <beans at homeroaster.com> wrote:
>>> "I then found that Grindmasters use crushing burrs where Bunn uses cutting
>>> burrs."
>>> Ed, just curious where you got this information.  It's been a while since I
>>> looked into grinders, but in the past, Bunn grinders were all made by
>>> Grindmaster here in Louisville and were no different than other Grindmaster
>>> and rebranded grinders made by Grindmaster.  Things may have changed, but
>>> this is the first I've ever heard of a 'crushing grinder' except for the big
>>> industrial roller grinders.
>>> What would a crushing grinder burr look like? vs. a cutting burr?  I've only
>>> seen the cutting burrs, flat and conical.  Of course the cheapie Walmart
>>> burr grinders are not sharp and pretty much crush more than cut, but we're
>>> not talking about those.
>>> *********************
>>> Ed Needham
>>> "to absurdity and beyond!"
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>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Edward Bourgeois"
>>> <edbourgeois at gmail.com>
>>> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
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>>> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 10:21 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip
>>>
>>>
>>>> I got hold of a Grindmaster shortly after I build my roaster for the
>>>> occasional need to grind a bag for a customer. I then found that
>>>> Grindmasters use crushing burrs where Bunn uses cutting burrs. I've
>>>> been looking for a steal on a used Bunn with burrs in great condition
>>>> but no luck yet. I thought I would then try some sifting and
>>>> comparisons and keep the one I preferred. This topic has come up a few
>>>> times on H-B and it has been thought that the Bunn cutting burrs are a
>>>> better choice. I've also asked about what has been used in Europe over
>>>> time for coffee as we see many espresso grinders but much fewer coffee
>>>> examples. The Mahlkoenig and Ditting are what come to mind. I've tried
>>>> to find out if Mazzer did a coffee grinder or had a different burr set
>>>> but it seems they don't. In the US we see lots of commercial coffee
>>>> grinders but why so few from other countries? What is traditionally
>>>> used in the rest of world for grinding coffee in commercial settings?
>>>> Some hand mills definitely have courser burr cuts than others but are
>>>> great for a dripper but not designed for grinding larger quantities..
>>>> --
>>>> Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
>>>> Amherst MA.
>>>> http://coffee-roasting.blogspot.com/
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