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My grinder was jammed up with grinds so i took it apart and succesfully ckeaned it, but i need to get the grind back to fine. its coming out rather large right now. any tips?

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Turn adjustment ring towards fine, until it cannot move, then back towards coarse about 5 numbers, that should give you a good start on the grind.

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