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Home & Kitchen > Kitchen & Dining > Small Appliance Parts & Accessories > Coffee & Espresso Machine Parts & Accessories > Espresso Machine Accessories > Tampers > B000S11JD8
  1. Progressive Coffee Tamper
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  2. Progressive Coffee Tamper

    [B000S11JD8]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (8 reviews)
    Price R352.00

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Product Description

  • Specially designed to tamp down espresso
  • Heavy for better tamping
  • Top is 1-7/8 inches in diameter
  • Bottom is 2-1/8 inches in diameter
  • Hand washing recommended
Additional Information

This heavy weight tamper makes quick work of packing espresso grounds. The tamper measures 1-7/8 inches in diameter on top and 2-1/8 inches in diameter on the bottom. Hand washing is recommended.

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Kitchen
Color
stainless steel
EAN
0078915003201
Label
Progressive
Manufacturer
Progressive
MPN
Progressive GMCT-01
PartNumber
Progressive GMCT-01
Publisher
Progressive
Studio
Progressive
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

As a tamper, it seems to do the work, but the dimensions are not as specified. The actual diameter of the smaller side is 1 15/16, not 1 7/8, so if you are looking for something that size, don't get this (I think the Norpro Tamper & Scoop Espresso Combo Tool Stainless Steel is the only one for less than $20 of with those dimensions at Amazon.com, but I haven't bought the product to testify for it).
The customer service was bad, they did not want to refund the shipping even though it was their mistake, and if I had accepted a refund for the item only I would have had to spend almost the same amount in the return shipping, waisting about $9 and a lot of time (fortunately, Amazon.com's A-Z guarantee solved the problem).
Finally, the product is not the one in the pic, it actually looks more like the... Read more
What can I say? It is a coffee press. There is not much than go wrong here. I even figured out how to use it without directions. (smile) The small end is the one that works with my espresso machine. I always brew a full bail of grounds, but I noticed that it catches a little on the sides a little further in. If you are brewing a single shot, it *might* have too large a diameter to tamp it down. Sure beats the cheapo plastic one that came with the machine.
I carefully measured my machine to get the right tamper size and ordered this one. When I received it, it just was larger than specified I think due to the mold marks etc of the product. I used sandpaper (wrapped tube shaped around it) and got it down to size useable (now a perfect fit) but it just wasnt exactly as specified (close but no cigar.) I was looking for a 43 to 44 mm and got what I did after much sanding I now have a 43-44 mm tamper.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

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