Comandante C40 MK4 Hand Grinder
What’s in the box
- Grinder Body
- Handle/Lid Assembly
- Clear Polymer Grounds Jar
- Amber Glass Grounds Jar
- Grounds Jar Lid
- Instruction Manual
Raising The Bar (Again)
For five long years, the Comandante C40 MKIII has been the gold standard for hand coffee grinding, being used by home enthusiasts and professionals alike for everything from Turkish coffee to cold brew. However, Comandante has made it clear that there was still room for improvement in the fourth iteration of this ever-popular grinder. While keeping all of the features that made the Comandante C40 worthy of use in the World Brewer’s Cup, the MKIV has undergone thoughtful revisions that will undoubtedly meet, or even surpass, the recognition of its predecessor.
Above everything else, Comandante has been praised for the phenomenal particle uniformity that the C40 grinders produce. In keeping with the same stainless steel body, axle, crank arm, dual ball bearings, and its Nitro Blade conical burrs, you can expect the same high-quality performance from the MKIV. However, with a newly designed engine frame that eliminates the issue of beans or bean particles getting stuck inside the upper internals, a smoother work-flow is now inherent to the C40. Add to this a clear, polymer catch-cup that won’t shatter if accidentally dropped, you can breathe a little easier while grinding that first cup of the day.
Nothing Lost, Everything Gained
While the MKIV’s internals all work in tandem to keep the same uniformity in your ground coffee that the MKIII delivered, none of aesthetics of the grinder have been sacrificed in doing so. Four differently colored wood veneers grace the stainless steel body, including American cherry, cobalt, burgundy, and black. An amber glass catch cup is still included for those who prefer a darker look to their C40, and all parts from the MKIII are backwards compatible for the MKIV in case you prefer the clear glass jar, the lighter-colored pommel on the crank arm, or even if you want to move your Red Clix adapter from one grinder to the other, the MKIV is perfectly capable of using these parts.
Stainless Steel Body, Axle, and Crank
High-Nitrogen Martenistic Conical Burrs
Capable of Grinding from Turkish & Espresso to Cold Brew.
Precise Stepped Adjustment
Available in 4 Styles
Improved, BPA-Free Plastic Internal Frame
Comandante Settings Recommendations
|Ibrik||Espresso||Bialetti or stovetop coffee pot||Pour over filter coffee||Cupping and French Press||Double Bearings|
|5-10 clicks||10-15 clicks||15-20 clicks||22-32 clicks||35-30 clicks||30-35 clicks|
|Outer Burr Size:||39mm|
|Inner Burr Size:||30mm|
|Burr Type:||Conical Steel Burrs|
|Burr Material:||Patented High-Alloyed High-Nitrogen Stainless Steel|
|Body Material:||Stainless Steel (Wood Veneer)|
|Axle Bearings:||2x Stainless Steel Micro Ball Bearing with Rubber Seals|
|Crank-Knob:||100% Natural Oak Wood (Hand-Made in Black Forest)|
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