[Homeroast] Grinder Recommendation

Edward Spiegel lists at edwardspiegel.org
Fri Aug 5 17:48:02 CDT 2016


Thanks for the advice, all.

Out of curiosity. Is there any sub-$200 grinder that does a good job for
espresso besides a hand mill?

Thanks,

Edward

On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 6:16 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:

> Since the refurb does not guarantee new burrs (unless specifically states
> new burrs) plus you don't know how much use is on its doser and highly
> doubt
> you'll have any issue with your current motor for another 30 years I'd get
> the needed parts to fix the one you have.
>
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> Hi,
>
> My faithful Gaggia MDF which I have had for something like 30 years needs
> new burrs and a doser spider. The cost of those with shipping will be
> something like $75.
>
> I see that I can get a refurbished MDF for $149. I am thinking that the
> refurb might make sense since it will have a much younger motor.
>
> The grinder is used primarily for espresso drinks.
>
> Is there a grinder of similar grind quality that can be had for around
> $150?
>
> I haven't been in the market for a grinder in so long that I haven't kept
> up
> with the options.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Edward
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