Fine grind / small dose versus coarse grind / big dose: Is there a difference? - Page 4

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Fine grind/small dose versus coarse grind/large dose: Is there a difference?

No, there's no systematic difference
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7%
Yes, the fine grind/small dose is brighter than coarse grind/large dose
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25%
Yes, the small dose/fine grind is less bright than coarse grind/large dose
10
36%
The difference is more complicated than that (please explain)
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32%
 
Total votes: 28

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EricC
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#31: Post by EricC »

jesawdy wrote:Australian Barista champ, Paul Bassett has also developed said leveling device, I read it about it some where and can't remember where. Can you point me to any information on the other leveling devices you have come across?
I think that this may be what you are thinking of :

http://www.coffeeparts.com/accessories/tools.html

The dosing tools are shown at the bottom of the page.

Regards
Eric

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another_jim (original poster)
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#32: Post by another_jim (original poster) »

We discussed these a good deal last year, and it's good to see them on sale; using them should be a lot faster than weighing.
Jim Schulman

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cafeIKE
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#33: Post by cafeIKE »

FWIW, I've abandoned downdosing by spatula.

Time and grind dosing are more consistent and require less fiddling.