Breville Smart Pro cogs slipping/clutching

Grinders are one of the keys to exceptional espresso. Discuss them here.
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Postby Oddaball » Jun 18, 2017, 1:53 pm


After adjusting the inner burr setting down, my machine has started spinning slipping the cogs, or maybe clutch if it has that. Its more the finer i go. Is there something wrong with my machine, or is it just too fine for the grinder too handle? I have rinsed the grinder well. Any one got experience with this grinder? And how is your experience getting espresso fine grinds?


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Postby slipchuck » Jun 19, 2017, 4:52 pm

I own the Breville Barista Express which has a very similar grinder. What kind of noise does it make? A humming noise when you try to grind finer? Does it just go slower?
Mine stopped working after I cleaned the burrs and put it back together. The grinder can get fine enough grinds for espresso but mine just barely got that fine