Monolith Flat early impressions - Page 11

Grinders are one of the keys to exceptional espresso. Discuss them here.
Coachiain
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Postby Coachiain » Mar 29, 2017, 5:45 am

tohenk2 wrote:If he ever makes one with EK43 burrs I'm in. (Getting tired of waiting for the EK43 Barista model.)

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I would be interested, too. :D

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Postby FotonDrv » Mar 29, 2017, 9:53 am

spressomon wrote:Anyone check into or know about what it would cost to have the bean "hopper" chute coated with a DLC (Diamond Like Coating)?


It would make it pretty slippery wouldn't it!!???!! Maybe TiN or DLC. Then the question comes as to WHERE to get it done.
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Postby FotonDrv » May 19, 2017, 9:59 am

There was discussion about static so I had a roast recently that had some very static ridden beans, a Sumatran Lintong, so I ground it in The Flat with a clear funnel to show how easily it is managed.

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Postby nuketopia » May 19, 2017, 1:26 pm

Ditto my experience with the conical.

Some beans have lots of static, others don't require anything other than dumping them in and grinding. It's the bean, not the grinder really.

I've not run across any case where RDT or WDT didn't take care of it completely.