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    Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    Hi guys
    Currently own a Sunbeam EM0408 and have come accross a 2nd hand Mazzer Mini timer. I should be able to get the Mazzer at a good price.
    I am wondering if the Mazzer is that much better than the Sunbeam?
    Or am I just as good sticking with the Sunbeam, do the shimming and save the money for a better grinder down the track?
    Thanks for your thoughts
    Regards
    Andrew

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Hi Vast,

    The Mazzer is one of the top two grinders in its class and you very rarely ever see a 2nd hand one. You buy a Mazzer and keep it for life and then will it to another coffee lover ;). On the other hand the Sunbeam is considered barely adequate for espresso- as they often die or grow old very quickly.

    I suggest that you snap it up real quick before somebody else finds out about it and you miss out.

    Enjoy!

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Thanks for the info.
    As a rough guide, what would they be worth 2nd hand please?
    Regards
    Andrew

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Quote Originally Posted by vast524 link=1196021084/0#2 date=1196022368
    Thanks for the info.
    As a rough guide, what would they be worth 2nd hand please?
    Regards
    Andrew
    RRP is $840 new....They hold their value incredibly well, so base your price on that and your research on street price Andrew...

    Good luck!

    2mcm

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Andrew, I have both the Sunbeam 0480 and the Mazzer Mini grinders, and I can tell you that there is most definitely a difference. Get the Mazzer. :)

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Andrew I have a 0480, get the Mazzer!

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Nice one TG!

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    Re: Help needed with grinder upgrade?

    Thanks for all the info. Just waiting on a price now.
    Andrew



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