sixty9 wrote:I've never had a titan grinder before but the big thing about the hg-one is the lack of grind retention. I can easily adjust the grinder for a bean without having to flush old grinds out. And i'm able to switch b/w 2 different beans/settings without having to clean the grinder out first.
I have been waiting for that comment.
Lets figure it,
WDT is essential for the HG One, grind which is sticking on the walls, has another particle size than the particles which felt into the PF (same principle like HG One) and that's why you have to WDT of course.
So by an accurate WDT you can avoid this error source, it just takes 20 seconds or so, I would even WDT for a minute, if the shot gets better.
Lets be realistic, you paid $850 and all of this bean throwaway has come to an end.
On a Mazzer Mini it takes at least 20g when changing the setting, before the new level has completely arrived.
A Mazzer Major needs up to 30g.
Cleaning the grinder after every shot, seems to me much more idle than WDT and having the advantage to compensate the $850 by saving beans in a value of $500 a year.
In my case:
4 Espressi a day so at morning I throw away 16g (i don't like cleaning my grinder after every shot) 4 hours later another 16g for the waste.. + 2 times more later that day makes it to 64g a day which goes down the drain.
Not to mention when I am changing the sort of beans. In my case it would nearly add another 30%
That's 50-60 lbs a year ending up in the bin, harvested, brought from south America or else, shipped halfway around the world , roasted with different roasting profiles by people with a real passion for coffee (mostly
to end up in your garbage ?
It is such an economic grinder so please put it into relation with your own wallet. Apart from the fact that you are able to make some real good shots.
I am sure there will be some updates soon, if not by Craig and his mate, then by someone else.
Just keep in mind "You can't have your cake and eat it (too) "
Sorry for my bad English, but it's late... hmm it actually also sucks when it's early