26 Dec '12, 6pm

Breville BCG800XL Smart Grinder, Dave Blackburn: Bottom Line: Best sub $200 grinder out there. TONS of great fea...

Comes with portafilter holders that work well and machine is well thought out. Portafilter switch to activate grinding. Grinds VERY fine. Enough to clog the grinder and my Wega MiniNova. My espresso grind is about 5 out of 15 on the espresso grinder scale. Each 15 segments of the LCD "espresso" range has 3-4 steps. Meaning that there are 45-50 steps of adjustment in the espresso range. Machine knows if portafilter holders are in place and prompts you to remove them out of the espresso grind range. Removable bottom catch tray. Easy to clean out spilled grinds. Removable bean hopper that won't spill out the bean when removed. Nice sealed grind jar for storing ground coffee if you must do so. Not too loud. Very well thought out machine. No shims needed. No modification needed. Breville has been listening and adressed the previous issues. I have some clumping of the ground cof...

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