A Closer Look at Tamping

For some time, I’ve assumed that the specific force you tamp with has little effect, as long as you tamp hard enough that the puck stops compressing. However, the results of a recent experiment led me to believe this might not be the case. To check this, I purchased a Normcore spring loaded tamper, then… Continue reading A Closer Look at Tamping

Scale Accuracy Issues

About six months ago, I picked up a cheap 0.01 g scale from Amazon. These go by a few names, but if your scale looks like this, then it’s probably the same scale: Over time, I’ve noticed something odd about the measurements I get from the scale. I usually weigh 18 g of beans for… Continue reading Scale Accuracy Issues