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Topic: POLL: was +The Fetishism of the Commodity, aka "Better than Thou" attitude (86 lines)
1) From: Sandy Andina
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Coffee improved markedly when moving from cheap (Krups burr mill) to  
medium (SM+).  Espresso improved markedly when moving from SM+ to  
Rocky and slightly from Rocky to Mazzer Mini.
On Sep 6, 2007, at 5:07 AM, Alchemist John wrote:
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Sandy
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Coffee improved markedly when moving from cheap (Krups burr mill) to =
medium (SM+).  Espresso improved markedly when moving from SM+ to =
Rocky and slightly from Rocky to Mazzer Mini.
On Sep 6, =
2007, at 5:07 AM, Alchemist John wrote:
I know = this won't put this to bed, but I would like to run a poll.  Please = add your name and update the count and repost to list.  If you don't = quite fit into a category - DON"T VOTE, i.e. cheap blade to cheap burr = with no improvement, that kind of thing.  Heck, vote double and list = your grinder upgrade if you want. "I upgraded from a 'cheap' = grinder to a generally recognized 'good' grinder and noticed a marked = improvement in my coffee" "I upgraded from a 'cheap' grinder to = a generally recognized 'good' grinder and did NOT notice any marked = improvement in my coffee" Coffee Improved:  2 Coffee did = not improve: 0 Coffee Improved: Zara Alchemist John = (whirly blade to Zass/Trosser) Coffee did not improve: = ???? At 23:56 9/5/2007, you wrote: Add me to the list of people who noticed a = major improvement in the taste of my coffee using a Zass instead of a = whirly grinder.  The jump up to a Mazzer made much less difference = except for the obvious convenience of running off electricity instead of = arm power.  The only complaint I have about my Zass is a tendency to = drift off the setting - some people use Lock Tight (however it is = spelled) to tighten the screw so it doesn't drift.  I have the knee = model and got it 3-4 years ago from Sweet Maria's.  I had it with me = in Hawaii the last couple of weeks and in Oregon for a week before that = and used it to grind for an Aeropress during the trips. =

= John Nanci AlChemist at large Zen Roasting = , Blending & Espresso pulling by Gestalt =http://www.chocolatealchemy.com/ =

Sandywww.sass-music.com
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