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Topic: SMP retrofit kit? (4 msgs / 43 lines)
1) From: David Gustafson
In an earlier post somebody mentioned a "free retrofit kit" for an SM 
Plus. What is that?

2) From: raymanowen
Look on the bottom of your SMP, and call Baratza. Ask for Customer Service
and tell them you'd like to speak with Kyle Anderson. From personal
experience, he wants Solis owners to be satisfied.
Depending on the vintage of your grinder and how nuch of a Gorilla you are
when adjusting the hopper for the grind pitch, your machine might need a grind
adjustment ring. The new ones have heavier fingers that engage the slots in
the bottom of the hopper to adjust the grind. Nothing was broken on my
2.5year old SMP, so the old one stayed.
He'll probably offer you new burrs, or even a set of neat Virtuoso burrs, if
you ask. Switching the burrs is truly child's play. If you don't have a pair
of locking pliers- "Vise Grips,"  avoid the rush and get a pair of 10WR's
now. They're indispensible to remove the lower Solis burr and many other
jobs that change from Impossible to Easy.
Cheers -RayO, aka Opa!
The indisputable truth is that no coffee is fresh if it isn't fresh
roasted." - - Martin Diedrich

3) From: Jared Andersson
I emailed them some time ago for mine.  They were very friendly and prompt
with the new part.  It was also a snap to install as I remember.  Opa, are
you suggesting that both burs on the Solis are actually replaceable?  Jared
On 12/1/06, raymanowen  wrote:
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4) From: Jared Andersson
Never mind about my Opa question.  I read your earlier post to Jim.  Very
helpful.  Thanks.
On 12/2/06, Jared Andersson  wrote:
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