Review Date - 05/23/2011
I've had this machine for about 10 years. First impression and lasting, for obvious reqasons, is it sounds like an "angry" siren from a fire truck. Very ugly in the morning! After that, and after the long use, I had to put a short piece of steel packing strap in the grinding chamber because the ground coffee comming out of the burs had worn through the plastic chamber wall and was getting in th ... read more
Review Date - 05/04/2014
Have used this grinder daily for 6 years. No mechanical problems, a very durable unit.
Will not grind to espresso fineness easily, but, will grind your drip coffee effortlessly, and
with practice ( you need to keep time yourself) will grind consistently.
I would buy this grinder again...... but am not needing another utility grinder because this
one STILL works great. ... read more
Review Date - 05/23/2013
Listen, you can't complain too much when an electric grinder costs $20. It gets the job done, and is a great purchase if your budget is highly restrictive. But the inability to change grind sizes is a big drawback, and the blades give the coffee a slightly burnt flavor that conical burrs won't. I recommend this item for newbies on-the-go, but only if you're cool with "getting what you pay for." ... read more