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Best refined grind so far
on September 11, 2014
Average Joe Consumer here again. As usual i'm going to do a quick summery first for people who don't want to read a lot and then a more in depth review.
Gets an amazing grind
Fits perfectly over your Launch Box
A bit hard to clean
Needs a lot of pressure
hard to clean
Link to my video review
I got this grinder as a birthday present from my girlfriend. The one I got was cherry and i looks really beautiful. When you get your MFFG it comes in a magic flight tin that is perfectly sized to hold the grinder snug enough so it doesn't toss around but not snug enough that you can't get the grinder out of it. The bottom and top are felted which was a nice touch for transportation if you are going to take this grinder around and don't want it to get damaged.
The grinder itself is beautiful. If you've ever watched Magic Flights Youtube video of how the grinder is made you can see that it is indeed hand made and the quality really shows. There are not any super sharp edges and everything fits snug instead of a slack job where the top will be loose.
Grind consistency is what really sells this grinder. Magic Flight uses a very simple technique where you apply pressure and grind your herbs against a steel mesh with holes inside which really cuts it up nice. The lid of the grinder has littler grooves to churn the herbs as you press and twist. The only problem I have with this is that the grooves in the lid accumulate herbs into compressed chunks. This doesn't happen every time but it does happen more often that not when I am doing a larger grind for my trench. I wouldn't recommend this grinder as a solo grinder. I find the best grind is when I throw my nuggets of herbs into my Sharpstone and then I transfer that to my MFFG to get the best grind possible.
One of the nice things about this grinder is that it fits perfectly over your launch box. You hold it with two fingers on either side so that it doesn't turn and then press and turn the lid with your other hand. It takes a few tries to figure out the best amount to load into the grinder to get a good trench amount but eventually you will figure it out.
As others have said the construction of this grinder makes it a little hard to clean but I found it as difficult as any other grinder. To me this one was not much of a concern.
I would definitely recommend this grinder for Magic Flight consumers. It gets the grind even smaller than with my Sharpstone and I though that was a fine grind as it is. I do however recommend doing a two step grind with a normal grinder then transferred to your MFFG. If you do this with a keif catcher you're going to have a fine grind, every time.