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Running an empty grinder

To always have fresh coffee I put in the grinder only the amount I want to drink at that moment. Then I just grind until no more coffee comes out - but that causes the grinder to run empty for a few ...
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What are some strategies for handling the transition between different-aged beans in a coffee shop Espresso grinder?

Suppose my grinder's hopper contains beans roasted 14 days ago, and the hopper is almost empty; suppose further that I have a full bag of 5-day-old beans, ready to go. If the new beans are added to ...
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Is my new Baratza Virtuoso producing too many fines?

I just received a new Baratza Virtuoso - the first automatic coffee grinder I've ever owned. Every single review I've read said it's exceptional grinder, and produces very few fines, which I ...
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What are the good industrial roasters and grinders ?

I would like to know the recommended brands/models for industrial roasters and grinders (targeting 6 Ton per month) I already know Toper roaster 10 K (it has an economic price about 15k $) and Toper ...
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Intermittent Bottomless Filter Spray — Any Suggestions?

I have a Rancilio Silvia and a Breville Conical Burr Grinder. We roast our own beans using a Behmor 1600, and typically do kinda light roasts. Very often, regardless of the bean, roast, packing ...
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Grinder reassembly: should I grease the gearbox?

I have a Bodum Bistro grinder that I bought used a couple of months ago, and have been fairly impressed with. It started making a horrible gear-grinding noise today, after getting a very small, very ...
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Capresso Static Effects on Grounds

Is there any way to reduce the effects of static electricity on the grounds in a Capresso conical burr stainless steel grinder? The grounds appear to be charged and tend to stick to the plastic when ...
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What grind setting should I use for french press using a Capresso Infinity conical burr grinder?

After years of suffering through with a blade grinder, I have finally bought a Capresso Infinity conical burr grinder. Now I need to figure out the settings to get the best cup of coffee I can from my ...
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Avoid clumps in finely ground coffee

I am currently using a Baratza Encore grinder with my Saeco Aroma espresso machine. I know that neither of these are very high quality products, but I really don't have the budget to upgrade. The ...
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Are ghost-burr grinders better than conical burrs?

I would like to know if ghost/crushing burrs produce better particle uniformity than conical burr grinders. Ghost burrs are particularly not so popular in the US, but some notable brands are from ...
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How to prevent Bonavita 1900 TS drip-brewer from producing bitter flavored coffee?

My family bought me a Bonavita 1900 TS for Father's day. Unfortunately after burning through 3/4 of a bag of coffee, I still haven't produced a good tasting carafe of coffee. Every time, it comes out (...
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How should I clean my burr grinder?

I have a hand-powered Hario burr grinder. I occasionally rinse out the lower chamber with hot water and a sponge as it gets quite dirty over time. Should I clean the rest of it, and if so, how? I'm ...
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Is a blade grinder or burr grinder best for grinding coffee? [duplicate]

I have recently received some vouchers and have gotten into coffee recently. I what to start buying my own beans and grinding them rather than just buying instant coffee or even already ground coffee, ...
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How do I stop my Hario Skerton from squeaking when I grind beans?

My Hario Skerton is very new, and has recently developed a squeak (like scratching a black board, but less soul piercing) that is only present when I grind beans. It's irritating, but also mildly ...
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Is it possible to regrind beans?

Is it possible to regrind beans? I have about half a bag of very nice coffee in a semi-coarse grind, and I want to use a brew method (Melitta cone) that's more appropriate for a medium-coarse grind.
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Are high-end cone grinders adjustable?

I switched from a modestly priced blade grinder to a moderately priced cone grinder because the results were inconsistent (some very fine powder and some only fragmented beans mixed with usable ...