30 Dec '16, 3am

@aeleitch and then there's the gorgeous stainless steel monolith that is the Helor 102:

@aeleitch and then there's the gorgeous stainless steel monolith that is the Helor 102:

As titled...being in Melbourne where the Helor International is located, I happened to come in contact with Brook, one of the Helor Team. Lucky for me, I've got the opportunity to test drive their large conical hand grinder! Still early days as I have just gotten/aka borrowed it yesterday (literally) and had only pulled a couple of shots. But excited enough to share! First impression: Super quiet (sounds like a kitten compared to the loudspeaker HG-1 which was one of my pet peeves), the gear reducer obviously works - seriously smooth grinding and no stalling, very stable without the need of a grip mat, and very solid built! Did I mention it's very quiet?? Much quieter than the Malhkonig K30 which I had already sound-insulated with foam. The entire grinding mechanism is CNC-machined from stainless steel (which is notorious for being difficult/expensive to machine but desire...

Full article: http://www.home-barista.com/grinders/lunar-lander-has-jus...

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