I am tempted to try out a large conical (in the guise of a Pharos) because of claims like:
Yet in the recent roasting thread "Body vs. Clarity", endlesscycles (also with a K10) says:another_jim wrote:There is one large difference between conicals and flat burr grinders that is relevant to some home users. Large conicals are easier to adjust than large flats.
With a conical, the same grind setting will produce the same flow rate for given dose, say 15 grams, of just about any coffee (other than Sumatra or MM) at just about any usable age.
endlesscycles wrote: ... As espresso, the brewing roasts require a very fine grind ...
which suggests I might still have the same issues with a large conical.
Taste is fine. This is not a question about taste, it's about being able to work with a wider range of coffees.