[Homeroast] Question On Rancilio Grinder

E ea144 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 17 12:29:14 CDT 2014


Does anyone have an opinion on when to change out the burs on a Masser Jolly Jr?

Just curious.

Thanks!


> On Apr 16, 2014, at 9:43 PM, Carol Lugg <heislord at elpasotel.net> wrote:
> 
> Well, then that works well for us, I guess. I have plans to change the
> burrs sometime this year, which is 2 years from the last time we changed
> them. I don't grind for espresso, but I do grind to a finer grind for
> our daily coffee. The way we know it is time to do a thorough cleaning
> on our grinder is when our coffee gets kind of a 'muddy' taste to it. We
> just cleaned it yesterday, (what a GREAT cup of coffee we had this
> morning!), and it got me to thinking about whether or not it is time to
> change these burrs out, and now I know! Thanks for your responses!
> 
> 
> Carol
> 
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>> On 04/16/2014 07:04 PM, Barry Luterman wrote:
>> So Carol by my figures you are putting about 50 pounds a year through your
>> grinder. If you are not grinding for espresso I would use Mikes upper
>> figure. Therefore chang burrs approximately every 2 years.
>> 
>> 
>>> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:31 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> My (and other user's) opinion Rocky's performance best maintained changing
>>> burrs about every 75lb, 100lb max.
>>> 
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>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
>>> Behalf Of Carol Lugg
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:38 AM
>>> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>>> Subject: [Homeroast] Question On Rancilio Grinder
>>> 
>>> Good morning. I have a Rancilio grinder, and am wondering how you know when
>>> you should put new blades on. I have had it for approx. 7 years. I have
>>> changed the blades once in this time. I grind approximately 2 oz.
>>> of coffee per day, maybe a little more, depending on the day. I clean it on
>>> a pretty regular basis. As I was taking it a part to clean yesterday, I was
>>> looking at the blades, not knowing how I would know if it was really time
>>> to
>>> replace them, so I thought I would ask to see if any of you have an answer
>>> to my question.
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Thanks!,
>>> Carol Lugg
>>> 
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