Handcrafted in his British Columbia, Canada, workshop, each espresso tamper is carefully created by Reg Barber. With a variety of base sizes and styles, you are sure to find a tamper that fits you and your kitchen!
This short anodized tamper handle is a beautiful, must-have tool for daily espresso making!
Sturdy - The anodized tamper handle is strong and stands up well to the pressure of frequent tamping
No Chips Here! - The coating is resistant to chipping
No Butter Fingers - The handle doesn't have a lot of grip to it, so be careful not to drop it
Ease of Use
Overall Value for the Money
How Does it Compare?
The coating on the anodized tamper handles is more robust than the powder coated handles. In addition, this is the only anodized handle with a short height option.
Best Answer:This really is a personal preference. There isn't a noticeable difference in the flavor, so it essentially comes down to what you prefer the look of. A flat one tends to sit easier on a counter, and tends to be the most popular because it is more widely available, but some people view that a convex shape helps to provide more of a center indentation to be further away from the shower head, in theory providing a better distribution to the rest of the grounds, but they can be just slightly more difficult to tamp level. Hope this helps!
So my nephew who is a coffee"snob" from Atlanta, and knows "everything" about coffee, equipment, beans, scales, etc, was very impressed with this Tamper. It feels amazing to hold in your hand due to the weight and handle shape. As far using a convex verses flat, all I can say is the Reg Barber works brilliantly for me.
Why is only the 58mm ripple the only option when you can buy a 58mm flat separately? are these already pre-paired in packaging? If so when will you get any 58mm flats or anything not grooved up in any of the short RB styles?
A shopper on Jul 10, 2015
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Best Answer:We sell the bases and handles separately. We do not offer the entire selection the Reg Barber has. You can try Reg Barber's website directly to find what you are looking for. www.coffeetamper.com