[Homeroast] New Burrs Needed?

John Mac johnt.mac at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 17:38:41 CST 2013


I was just checking out the prices of the new burrs and talk about sticker
shock. I paid $37, shipped, for both  burrs two years ago and now they want
$35 for just the cone burr! Talk about a MAJOR price increase! What gives
at Baratza ? Talk about taking advantage of the consumer.

On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Terry McVay (rr) <tmcvay at hawaii.rr.com>wrote:

> There was a pretty thorough discussion on this some time ago, don't recall
> a
> video but it was very informative. Will try to locate and post a link to
> the
> thread.
> Terry/Kona, Hawaii
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
> Behalf Of John Monteleone
> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2013 11:56 AM
> To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list,
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] New Burrs Needed?
>
> 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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