Baratza Vario burr removal... seems stuck?

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damadama
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Postby damadama » May 15, 2016, 11:38 am

Trying to do some maintenance and recalibration on this grinder. I use the tool to rotate the locking mechanism clockwise to the "release" position, but no matter how hard I pull the upper burr won't budge.

Any ideas here?

new2espresso
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Postby new2espresso » May 15, 2016, 12:30 pm

Mine was tight too. I used a pair or needlenose pliers with a rag on the metal part of the burr holder to pull the top burr out
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Bob_M
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Postby Bob_M » May 15, 2016, 1:03 pm

new2espresso wrote:Mine was tight too. I used a pair or needlenose pliers with a rag on the metal part of the burr holder to pull the top burr out

Same here

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wreckfish
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Postby wreckfish » May 15, 2016, 4:27 pm

I found rocking the top burr back and forth helps. It's been a while so can't remember if you can do the rocking with the tool or whether you have to use your fingers. Good luck.

 
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