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Kitchen aid burr grinder adjustments

I just purchased the 4KPCG100PM1 kitchen aid burr grinder.Looks like a nice unit but on the finest setting it is far to course for espresso. Can it be adjusted to a finer set of 15 positions by repositioning the adjuster within the unit.

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You are correct, the grider positions are locked internaly so the grinder will not go too fine since this can damage the blades and also too fine need more power from motor and also can block it by rottating normaly. However you ir open the grider you can overcome the lock and udjust so the grinder can grind more fine coffee. In order to be always at the safe side just move gradualy step by step until you find the perfect grinding and adjust so that will be the minimum plus one mor move for furure adjustment if you need.
Just for reference the corect grinding is for 7 to 7.5 gr of coffee the running time of the coffee from your machine should be 25 sec for 25 cc of coffee aprox.
Good luck.
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