Durable, light and compact—these three qualities, coupled with the cheap price, make this manual coffee grinder a great travel companion. Unfortunately, the small capacity makes it impractical to use for grinding large amounts of coffee.
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Pro Easy to carry around
This grinder is very easy to carry around and will hardly affect the weight of your bag or your suitcase. Thanks to the minimalist design, this grinder weighs only 9.4 oz (0.266 kg), which is lighter than a can of soda.
Pro Can be used anywhere
This grinder can be used anywhere, because it does not require electricity. If you want to grind some fresh coffee with it, you wont ever need to have an outlet nearby.
Pro Very durable
This grinder has a very durable frame made out of stainless steel, which can easily endure falls and heavy impacts. It won't get damaged while in a bag or in storage. This grinder also has good quality ceramic burrs, but they can still be easily damaged by hard or metallic objects.
Pro Easy to store
This grinder is easy to store, because it has a compact design. It is very slim and takes up very little space. It can easily fit in a small drawer. If needed, it can be taken apart to reduce the length for even easier storage.
Pro Easily adjustable grind settings
The adjustment knob is easily accessible and is simple to use for adjusting the grind settings. No complex disassembly or reassembly required.
Pro Easy to clean
Wiping the ceramic burrs with a damp cloth and brushing out the bean hopper once a week is enough to keep this coffee grinder in top working condition and retain the flavor of your coffee.
Pro Easy to use
This grinder is very simple to use. You just have to open the lid, pour in some beans, close the lid and start grinding them. Once finished, the coffee will be collected in the lower part of the coffee grinder, which has a tiny plastic window to see how much coffee you have ground.
Pro Quiet to operate
This grinder is very quiet since it is manually operated and produces only a subtle grinding noise. This is much quieter than any electrical grinder, since they operate at high speeds and generate a loud noise.
Con Very time consuming and tiring
This coffee grinder has a really small capacity and can only grind 1 or 2 cups worth of coffee at a time. Additional cups would take more time and energy, so it is best suited for grinding coffee for only one person.
Con Unstable on surfaces
Due to the small surface area of the grinder's base, it easily falls over when enough force is applied while grinding coffee. To avoid this, you should always hold it with one hand and rotate the crank with the other.