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Postby radish » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:02 pm

There are a couple of videos on the mahlkonig website on removing/changing burr sets which may help.
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Postby charmon » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:46 pm

Thanks for that, watched the video entitled "Gua - Access Grind Chamber for Cleaning or burr exchange" on http://www.mahlkonig.com/ and the part I'm stuck at is at about 32 seconds where he says "simply pull that off".
The same piece on my guat seems to have been hammered in and I cant budge it at all.
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Postby radish » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:59 pm

Maybe Tom (DSC) can help? I have the older Columbia model which has a slightly different setup.
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Postby Bombcup » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:26 pm

Colin, the little wedge which holds the outer burr in will pry out with a screwdriver if it doesn't just pull out like in the video. Sounds a bit brutal but it's quite a crude setup and does no harm. Then just pry out the burr and auger assembly.
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Postby charmon » Sun Jul 19, 2009 4:33 pm

Bombcup wrote:Colin, the little wedge which holds the outer burr in will pry out with a screwdriver if it doesn't just pull out like in the video. Sounds a bit brutal but it's quite a crude setup and does no harm. Then just pry out the burr and auger assembly.

I have been hammering away at it all afternoon, it aint budging...effort
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Postby dsc » Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:48 pm

Hi guys,

shite that doesn't sound good. Normally it should just come out with a pair of pliers. You can try taking a screwdriver, placing it on the side of the wedge and knocking that with a hammer. It should move at least. There isn't really a different way to remove it and you can't take the auger off without removing that wedge. Other options would be:

- heating it up (with a torch?)

- using some WD40 on it to remove the old grease

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Postby radish » Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:28 pm

BTW Tom - where did you get the Mahlkonig burrs from?
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Postby dsc » Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:38 pm

Hi radish,

I bought a few sets from the German ebay.

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