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Replacing hopper after cleaning

I took my grinder apart and brushed all the parts and put it almost back together. I am unable to seat the hopper properly. Seems as if it does not settle deep enough. very shaky

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  • Graeme Shepherd Jun 16, 2012

    Yeah, I'm not getting any luck here either. People either offer a solution to putting a hopper in when there is no steric hindrance from something deep inside and the hopper won't actually fit. Or they start talking about mods and how they make superior coffee to everyone else. No useful solutions yet. Mine might be thrown across the road soon.

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The hopper has two slots in the bottom that aligns with two black tabs in the base. Rotate the tab ring in the base counterclockwise and then install the hopper.

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