31 Dec '12, 3am

Coffee geek → Baratza Virtuoso Grinder, Sam Decock: Bottom Line: Simple - Intuitive - Sleek - THE grinde... #coffee

I owned a Preciso for a period of time and used it daily for my pour over coffee. Over my first few months with that grinder I did run into a few issues with the inner burr becoming loose. Long story short, the drive axle had separated from the gearbox by a mm or so causing a tiny bit of play. It didn't seem to impact the grind quality at all, but Baratza replaced it without question. I then decided that since I only made pour over coffee that a Virtuoso made more sense in the long run, so I contacted Baratza and arranged to receive a Virtuoso and an Esatto scale. The transaction and swap was a flawless experience and I have been using the Virtuoso for about 9 months now. First off, let's talk about the build quality of this grinder. From my time with the Preciso, I did some calibration tweaking which called for removing the casing of the grinder. The entire system is easy...

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