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another_jim (original poster)
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#11: Post by another_jim (original poster) »

K7 wrote:Any reason to remove the grate for single dosing test?
I tried it with both ways, grate out and in; and went with grate in to stop the mess. Bellows clear the area above the burr, but not below it; so portions have to be weighed both going in and out.

I have used many grinders in single dose mode; the purpose designed ones are best, after that, ones with a classic doser, while the on-demand grinders are always the worst.
Jim Schulman

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#12: Post by K7 »

Um, the review for single dosing was without the grate so I just wondered.

The area below the burr does retain some amount but that's true regardless of single dosing and grate presence. i.e. Once it gets "filled in" after a session or two, output weight variance becomes negligible as you saw in non-single dosing mode. It's not clear to me why this would change if you single-dose.

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#13: Post by another_jim (original poster) »

I'm not sure what you are trying to say. Single dosing means the beans you feed in is the coffee you get out, without exchanges. When you adapt a grinder designed for some other purpose, you are compromising. With the Atom, IMO, it's a lot of compromise.
Jim Schulman