[Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 12:15:22 CDT 2010


To add, I've had my Grindmaster 835 for about 5 years and it was used
when I got it. Can't find a date on it and the serial # 158424PA and
not sure any of the numbers indicate the year.

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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!"
>>>> http://www.homeroaster.com
>>>> *********************
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Edward Bourgeois"
>>>> <edbourgeois at gmail.com>
>>>> 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>
>>>> 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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