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Krups GVX2
6.1 out of 10

Krups GVX2

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Overall 10
10

Seamless! Two day free delivery!

Michael, hayneedle.com
1 September 2014
  • Summary: All praise upon you!
  • Pros: Consistent Grind, Durable, Easy To Use, Large Hopper, Reliable, Stylish
  • Cons: Noisy
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Overall 8
8.0

Not a bad entry-level burr grinder

Eric, hayneedle.com
23 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought this to replace my old, slow, noisy $200 Nemox Italian grinder. This one is quick and quiet, however the plastic collector tends to build up static and is hard to empty. Also, the finest setting is just so-so for espresso (could be finer) but still does the trick.
  • Pros: Quick, Quiet
  • Cons: Grind not fine enough, Messy
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Overall 10
10

Followup

Edwin S., Newegg
13 June 2013
  • Summary: I have been using this coffee grinder every day for 2+ years, and haven't had a single problem.
  • Pros: Just keeps working. I've had this for more than 2 years now and have had zero problems.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 8
8.0

Burr grinder

Sandog, coffeemakers.com
10 April 2012
  • Summary: Replaced a 25-year-old Braun and have been unhappy with new Krups finest grind being too coarse. New machine is quiet, though. Other competitors are more expensive. Only time will tell if as durable as the Braun.
  • Pros: Consistent Grind, Easy To Use, Large Hopper, Stylish
  • Cons: Can't grind finely enough, Messy
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Overall 8
8.0

Burr grinder

Sandog, hayneedle.com
10 April 2012
  • Summary: Replaced a 25-year-old Braun and have been unhappy with new Krups finest grind being too coarse. New machine is quiet, though. Other competitors are more expensive. Only time will tell if as durable as the Braun.
  • Pros: Consistent Grind, Easy To Use, Large Hopper, Stylish
  • Cons: Can't grind finely enough, Messy
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Overall 10
10

The Best Home I Have Ever Had Also

Edwin S., Newegg
5 June 2011
  • Summary: Beats the hell out of grocery store grinders, and you don't have to worry about the previous person grinding some flavored milk toast caca.
  • Pros: Works like a champ. Grinds very fine for espresso. I like my coffee strong, and this fills the bill. For regular drip coffee I find myself using 25% less than using the finest setting with grocery store grinders.
  • Cons: As others have said, "A bit noisy". I have to prepare the coffee the night before so as not to disturb the little woman in the morning.
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Overall 2
2.0

Short life span!

Michael H., Newegg
13 March 2011
  • Pros: Got it for free as a Christmas present.
  • Cons: As mentioned, I received this grinder as a gift in December 2010. Now as of 3/13/2011, the unit no longer powers on. I had only used the unit twice since I've owned it!
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Overall 2
2.0

Krups GVX2-12 Burr Grinder: An Exercise in Futility

neila452, shopping.com
18 March 2010
  • Summary: The Krups GVX2-12 is a poorly engineered product. Their customer service department is poor as well. If you buy it, you are stuck with it.
  • Pros: High class looks. An excellent doorstop.
  • Cons: Poor engineering design. Functions poorly at grinding coffee.
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Overall 6
6.0

jams up too much

jrengachary, shopping.com
25 February 2010
Overall 10
10

Great for drip coffeemakers and espresso.

Joshua B., Newegg
24 February 2010
  • Summary: If you're getting this for espresso in particular, then it is perfect. For a drip coffeemaker i'd recommend using one of the last two settings. If you use a french press this might not grind coarse enough for you.
  • Pros: It's quieter than any other grinder I've owned. It gives consistent results. It is compact, sturdy, and easy to clean.
  • Cons: I find all but the last two grind settings to be very fine. I feel the bean container could stand to have a higher capacity, but it's adequate.
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