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Hi, Appologies if this has been covered, I tried having a look and the majority came up with info for Mazzers grinders etc. I have a Eureka MDMCA 65mm burr grinder which I believe is the same as a Simonelli MDX. The opening that the existing hopper fits into is 52.5mm, which size lens hood would be best, I think my options are either 49mm or 52mm. To my mind 52mm seems closest, but having never seen a lens hood in the flesh, I'm assuming the size corresponds to the plastic threads and the rubber looks as if it might be a little wider? As the hood will need to fit within the existing opening, perhaps the 49mm would fit best? It won't be possible to stretch it how I have seen them installed on the other threads. Any help greatly appreciated. Patrick
How about having a list of the major grinders people have along with height and depth of them Height might include with mini hoper and or camera lens hood If people are keen they could send a pic next to a machine or under a cupboard Would this be useful for people when scouring eBay etc.... If people think this is a goer i could build into a with some photos Yay or Nay ?
So having been watching the comments recently regarding weight of beans on the burrs making grind quality and dose amount more consistent I decided to look into making a larger lens hood fit the throat of an RR45 or RR55 and discovered that you can purchase a 52mm male thread to 58 mm female thread adaptor such as this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Practical-52mm-58mm-52-to-58-Step-Up-Filter-Ring-Adapter-Black-UK-/130968496127?pt=UK_Photography_CameraLenses_Lens_caps_hoods_adaptors_ET&hash=item1e7e54a7ff Or you could go even bigger and get a 52mm-72mm adaptor again 52mm male thread 72mm female thread: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/52mm-72mm-52-72-mm-52-to-72-Step-Up-Filter-Ring-Stepping-Adapter-Adaptor-Black-/320979076869?pt=UK_Photography_Adapter_Rings&hash=item4abbd80705 I'm thinking of going with the 72mm version just need to take a trip to tesco or maybe ikea with a tape measure to find a lid. What does anyone think of this idea, of course the step up adaptors are available for 58mm as well so this can be done on a Mazzer too. I'm waiting on finding a suitable lid but I think this should give me better grind and dose consistency with the larger weight of beans, the 52mm hood I use currently gives me ~95g of beans over the burrs.