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Well this is something I never thought anyone would have to post! (and after googling I might actually be the first ) but I'm having an issue with the my tank of a grinder that is the Compak R120 I stopped weighing what I got out of it around a year ago because it was bang on every time so didn't see the point, I've recently change espresso machines so thought I'd treat myself and start weighing what's coming out and it's fluctuating by as much +- 0.7g (may not seem like a not but it's really out of character) I cleaned out the burr chamber at the start of the month and found the swe
Engaging podcast, as always, very interesting hearing Perger talk a little more in depth about sieving fines, nutating, development of techniques... http://www.podbean.com/media/player/wn6g2-56a5de?from=wp&skin=109&postId=5678558&download=0&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0
A lot of mention of this word recently, so, how about a totally un-scientific test? Grind 18 gms in your best way, sieve it and weigh the residue in the sieve. I guess we could all cheat and use a wide meshed sieve but whats the point? I think, the sieves with the plastic mesh or nylon...the cheap ones with the plastic handles, are seemingly similar in size. Anyway, this is not obligatory and I am sure those that know will have advice/comments to make, so before I go running off to try it, any thoughts please?