Rancilio Rocky Grinder Noise?

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djvfx

#1: Post by djvfx »

Hey there,

did a thorough clean of my Rancilio Rocky grinder and burrs, until I can get a new grinder. But there is a concerning whining with the burrs out when activated. I'll try to post a video. Any input on if this is a problem, and if so, how to fix it?

Thanks in advance!

DJ

GreavesManchu

#2: Post by GreavesManchu »

With the burrs out I would expect motor to sound different. There's no load so it will sound spin faster and have a higher pitch. Put your burrs back in and listen to how it sounds. I used a Rocky for 19 years, so I have hours of listening to one