[Homeroast] Brass Zass
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Sat Oct 15 18:40:58 CDT 2011
That's interesting info, Ed. Thanks.
On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 5:38 PM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a very similar vintage 8" Dienes in chrome. It was the new
> model post-war and stayed the same for many years. I'd guess your
> model zass is the same design vintage. Surprisingly the burrs in my
> Dienes are rather aggressive and won't do a fine turkish grind. But
> with the burrs +/- just touching (in the way hand mills do) it
> produces a grind that my Olympia Cremina lever espresso machine just
> loves. Crema that lasts. The best of all of my grinders.
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 11:23 PM, sci <scizen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Zippity Doo Dah (again)! Got the Brass Zass today, except it turned out to
>> be a Copper Zass and, I believe, unused. There was no sign of the burrs ever
>> being used. Does anybody know when they stopped making them copper and
>> started making them brass? It is pretty cool looking and will make a nice
>> addition to my Hario table top vacuum pot. I didn't find the grind time much
>> different than my wood box Zasses.
>> Recent roasts in QM3: Java Kajumas Org. Taman Dardar (Vienna)
>> Rwanda Remara Narasiza (FC)
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