Consistency of flat tamp.

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Qrumcof

#1: Post by Qrumcof »

In my pursuit of consistency I'm trying to get a flat TAMP. The flat tamp devices cost hundreds. I thought about putting a long handle on the tamper as a guide. Please advise how to get a level tamp, how hard to tamp, and if a tamp being slightly off level is worth the trouble to worry about.

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cafeIKE
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#2: Post by cafeIKE »

In essence, the ball of the tamper handle is centered in the palm, the thumb and fingers gauge the edge of the basket / tamper rim delta. The hand is moved to equalize the basket / tamp rim delta and then the palm is pressed down keeping the tamper true.

Easier to do than describe

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HB
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#3: Post by HB »

Dan Kehn

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#4: Post by cafeIKE »

Tamp starts @ 2:50...

I didn't watch...