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Old 06-01-11, 06:27 AM   #1
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For the hipster who has everything...

The Chris King Espresso Tamper:

http://chrisking.com/store/tampers
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Old 06-01-11, 06:31 AM   #2
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I just bought all for colors.
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Old 06-01-11, 09:08 AM   #3
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My LBS got one of these in a few weeks ago, it's very, um, shiny?
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Old 06-01-11, 09:08 AM   #4
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I love how it lists the grams.
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I'm 5'-3" and my inseam in 28" Which size should I get?
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I'm 5'-3" and my inseam in 28" Which size should I get?
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Old 06-01-11, 10:13 AM   #8
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I don't think they have a "Juniors" section. =]
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Old 06-01-11, 10:19 AM   #9
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Old 06-01-11, 11:17 AM   #10
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I would have bought one for making espresso.

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I admit, this seems a little dumb; however, I know it's part of barista culture to have 'your' tamper that really expresses you. It's really one of the few tools of the art that allows personal expression.

So, if you're a cyclist and use Chris King headsets, this would make sense, I guess.
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Old 06-01-11, 12:20 PM   #12
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A nice match to the Campagnolo corkscrew (and cheaper too)
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Old 06-01-11, 12:22 PM   #13
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ehh none of the colors are really my style..

powdercoat or paint it myself?
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300 dollars would be better spent on decent Espresso machine
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How many grams is the Campy corkscrew? Does it come in other colors too?
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u laff, but i would totally buy one, but i wouldn't want to use it daily as a barista, as the top doesn't look comfy on the hand
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300 dollars would be better spent on decent Espresso machine
Or 300 $1 cups of coffee.

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Or 300 $1 cups of coffee.
No self-respecting hipster would pay less that $8 per cup....
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should also compliment my park tools pizza cutter and TP dispenser



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Is that a 1" or 1 1/8" fork?
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Do those sizes fit a standard saddle?
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Old 06-01-11, 05:41 PM   #22
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Old news but then again, it looks like you can modify one into a car shifter knob....
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No self-respecting hipster would pay less that $8 per cup....
you can more than pay for the $300 machine by making your own $8 cups of coffee
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Hubs,Headsets,Barrista s**t....F**k King.
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