[Homeroast] New Burrs Needed?

John Monteleone johnmonteleone at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 15:55:30 CST 2013


I am interested in learning more about this idea of grind unevenness and
fines.  Are there any good videos or images out there that can help me
identify this issue.  That might help me know if my burrs are dulled.

John




On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:

> And if you've ever had the misfortune to get a coffee bean shaped rock go
> into your grinder, burr dulling will be accelerated.  That being said, I
> think I probably need to order a new set for my gear.
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Barry Luterman <lutermanb at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >  Burr dulling is insidious. You really do not notice the general decline
> in
> > your shots as it occurs. It is only after replacing the burrs that you
> say
> > Wow why didn't I do that a long time ago
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Sandy Andina <sandraandina at me.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > FWIW, I bought my Rocky used in 2006 from a fellow CoffeeGeek member
> and
> > > my Mazzer Mini in 2007 on eBay from a café that had gone under and was
> > > liquidating equipment. Both had their original burrs. Haven't had to
> > > replace the burrs on either yet (though I pull maybe a double
> ristretto a
> > > day on the Mazzer and a decaf shot every two or three on the Rocky).
> Your
> > > mileage may (and undoubtedly will) vary.
> > > On Jan 23, 2013, at 8:18 PM, Ken Schillinger <Ken at whidbey.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > When I spoke to customer service at Baratza last month, the fellow
> said
> > > that
> > > > I should be able to grind probably 500 Lbs on my Baratza Virtuoso .
> > > before
> > > > replacing the burrs. I was all for replacing them, and he advised me
> to
> > > save
> > > > my money.
> > > >
> > > > Ken
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Homeroast [mailto:
> homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com]
> > > On
> > > > Behalf Of Dennis Guyer
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 2:34 PM
> > > > To: SweetMarias
> > > > Subject: [Homeroast] New Burrs Needed?
> > > >
> > > > I have a Baratza Virtuoso grinder that has had aprox. 100 lbs. put
> > > through
> > > > it.  Lately is seems something has changed and the grind looks a
> little
> > > > different on my usual setting.  (18-20)  Any thoughts on if it is
> time
> > to
> > > > change the burrs?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Dennis
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