New Comandante MK4 grinder - Page 3

Grinders are one of the keys to exceptional espresso. Discuss them here.
YeetSkeeterson

#21: Post by YeetSkeeterson »

Hmm... I love my Comandante... One of my first specialty coffee purchases. 100% daily use for a few years now, no issues, wonderful to use, never became a hassle (luckily I don't need to grind 30g+ often), and ITC the quality is simply amazing.

I'm not sure I'll feel the need to sell and upgrade but it's nice to see them doing some work still.

Yan

#22: Post by Yan »

The reason they keep the Burr Geometry, capture from IG.

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YeetSkeeterson

#23: Post by YeetSkeeterson »

What is the coating on the Comandantes that aren't with wood veneer?

jbviau
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#24: Post by jbviau »

It's a powder coat.
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nyzt_98

#25: Post by nyzt_98 »

Make sure your retailer is verifying they are shipping the MK4.

Comandante didn't make it easy to differentiate MK4 and MK3 on the box - they use the same bar code even.

I got an MK3 shipped twice instead of MK4 and had to return :(

YeetSkeeterson

#26: Post by YeetSkeeterson »

How is the powder coat durability versus wood veneer? I think I'd be fine with a powder coat but it wouldn't feel like a Comandante to me without wood... Plus I do like some of the powder colors.