[Homeroast] Brushes for a grinder

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 12:04:14 CDT 2014

I use a soldering flux brush. They are cheap, stiff and disposable.

On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 9:25 AM, Frank Parth <fparth at me.com> wrote:

> Zara,
> Car parts stores usually have a variety of stiff brushes for cleaning car
> parts. You might want to check it out and see if there’s something you can
> use.
> I really wouldn’t worry about food grade materials. There’s nothing that
> you’ll transfer from the brush to the grinder just by sweeping out grinds.
> Frank Parth
> On Aug 16, 2014, at 11:18 PM, Zara Haimo <zara at haimo.net> wrote:
> > I used to have a set of pastry brushes with relatively stiff bristles
> that I used to sweep all the grinds out of the shoot and doser of my Mazzer
> Mini, but over time, they have worn out and I am now in the market again
> for brushes, but haven’t found any suitable replacements.  All the grinder
> and pastry brushes I have found in cooking stores and coffee shops are too
> soft and floppy to do the job.  Many are also very flimsy with bristles
> that come out each time I use them.  I’ve found some paint brushes that
> would probably work well, but I am sure the materials aren’t food grade and
> am hesitant to use them.  Has anyone found a brush that is stiff enough to
> sweep all the loose grounds out of a grinder, sturdy enough to hang onto
> its bristles, and made of food grade materials?
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