[Homeroast] Brushes for a grinder

Michael Mccandless mcsparky6670 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 13:05:49 CDT 2014


The nest I have found is the cheap acid brush.
Stiff enough to do the job and bendable to reach wherever it needs to go.

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http://www.nnbc-pa.com/images/acid-brushes-lg.jpg

Mike Mc



On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 6:28 AM, Michael Rasmussen <michael at jamhome.us>
wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 11:18:36PM -0700, Zara Haimo 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?
>
> Artist brushes from a place like Blix should do to the work.
> What transfer of pathogens from brush to grinder are you concerned with?
>
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