[Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 13:05:57 CDT 2010


I'm trying to understand why some burrs work for drip and some don't......
Shape? conical? I'm always being asked this and don't really understand.
Joe

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 9:04 AM, 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
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> 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.
> >> *********************
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> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Edward Bourgeois"
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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..
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