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mandisaur 01-17-2008 03:41 PM

Grind and Brew coffeemakers
It's a small appliance, I know...

Has anyone tried one? They sound grand, no more grinding beans for fresh tasting coffee, but the Amazon ratings on many models are so-so. Everytime I go to Costco, though, the cuisinart model stares me right in the face.

ugabulldog 01-17-2008 07:54 PM

have not seen one, I don't really mind grinding then brewing myself though...

Arlo 01-17-2008 10:56 PM

Bump & Grind, er...Grind & Brew
I've had I paid about $120.00 for and later a gift. I think they were Braun. They had a timer so it would go off and grind, then brew coffee while I was waking up. Nice for a few months. They clog and the brew basket would overflow and make a huge mess. I'm not rough on most items I own but I seem to go through coffee makers! Right now I've had a cheapy bare bones Mr. Coffee for about three years. The concept is great, cool to have, but waste of money in the end.

mikey48 01-18-2008 09:15 AM

I have had the cuisinart model since Christmas. I have to clean the grinder, basket and make sure the grinder is dry. Great coffee, just takes a couple of minutes to clean and dry. Was a gift.

MinConst 01-18-2008 07:19 PM

We've also had a Cuisinart for a couple of years now and it. Yes you have to clean it and the grinding have t dry but it makes great coffee. The only problem we have had is the grinding basket gets hard to remove. We have replaced it with a new basket and it didn't help. Must be the brass bushing inside. That said we will buy another when this one dies.

jerryh3 01-19-2008 07:22 AM

I friend of mine has a Saeco and he loves it. It's a little pricey though. I think it was a little over 1K.

Oldskool 01-20-2008 08:14 AM

A $1000 coffee maker, hehehe, wow he must love his coffee. We have a standard style cuisart at work. Those are quality products, they last. However I did see a Hamilton Beach that you push your cup against a button and it filled it right up. has various brand you can read up on.

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