Tamper Bases

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Iconicred
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#1: Post by Iconicred »

Hi Guys,

I am ordering a new tamper and I wanted to ask for opinions and your knowledge about the different basses.
There is obviously the standard flat. But can anyone share their thoughts on the Ripple, and the Curved base or the C-Flat or Lazy V?

Thank you!

corffee_beanz
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#2: Post by corffee_beanz »

FWIW: When I've seen this come up before, the general consensus is it doesn't make a difference really, except convex (possibly what you are calling curved?) does tend to be most people's least favorite.

Personally, I went from flat to ripple solely for this aesthetics and haven't noticed any difference. That being said; I'm not a "super taster" and stick to my comfort/medium roast blends so YMMV!