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  • PUSH tamper

    Anyone heard/read about this tamper before?

    I think with a good grinder + scale + PUSH tamper, the common basic problem in tamping can be eliminated. Can't wait for it to be in the market!

    What do you think?

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  • #2
    Looks cool -
    But you'd need a very certain technique to go with it - would suit the hardcore VST crowd very well I reckon
    However if you wanted to overdose/underdose/tamp hard/tamp soft to deal with the everyday shift in coffee variables (humidity, age, temp etc), you'd be out of luck I guess.

    But I do like anodising though!
    Cheers Matt

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    • #3
      We use VST baskets in our office, so these ones are made for VSTs. I guess eventually we’ll work on ones that will work with other size baskets.
      Says he designed it for vst's. Looks like a pretty cool idea

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      • #4
        But if the tamping technique and the dose is constant, can't we just change the grind size instead?

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        • #5
          Nice design which I'd like to try. Might have to get one if/when they become available.

          I guess it's possible that it may remove some repetition issues for career baristas but possibly create others for the hand/wrist?

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          • #6
            My question is why on earth are they using VST baskets if most of the staff "just wanted a nice cup of coffee and to go back to work"?

            Yes, it will give always you a level tamp but since the depth is fixed it then relies on the dose and grind being exactly as required.

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            • #7
              Did anyone end up getting a PUSH tamper and live to tell about it ?

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              • #8
                I've been playing with a Rhinowares flat tamper this week.

                They're easier to adjust and work well.

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