Question about Rancilio Rocky Doser Espresso Grinder (Stainless Steel)

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In the past I have cleaned the grinder blades 4 times however this time I noticed some of the grind mixture winds up on the counter under the main motor of the unit. When I picked up the grinder and shook it back and forth about a half cup of the ground beans fell out from under the unit (the motor area). Also the last time I cleaned the blades I replaced the hopper that the company mailed me when I bought it. The hopper that came with the unit was cracked just a little yet it worked. I just wanted to put the new one on.. Your thoughts?

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Have you tried to hoover up the grinds from time to time, from the grinder blades. The coffee beans and ground can gather under the blades from over time. It should not be a problem though.
For better crema you may want to replace the blades.You should replace every 3-6 years. Rancilio Rocky Grinder Flat blades

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SOURCE: Rancilio grinder does not grind fine enough for espresso

After taking the top burr off several times and rescrewing it, I finally was able to exert enough force to get it to turn a couple of extra turns. Evidently there was some oil or coffee gunk (although I could see none) that snagged the bur. Now it appears to work as before.

This is a great, service by the way. Even the process of thinking through the problem so I could post it helped me solve it.

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