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Old 03-27-2013, 03:26 PM   #21
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I just went through this same decision and ended up getting a Monster Mill MM2 with stainless rollers. I liked the overall package the best. The base and hopper are nice, and the rollers are 6" long. I was also happy with my interactions with Fred @ Monster Mills. Couple all of that with many happy customers on this forum and you can't really go wrong.

I ruled Crankandstein out once I saw the "About us" section of their web page...very unprofessional.
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:37 PM   #22
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I just went through this same decision and ended up getting a Monster Mill MM2 with stainless rollers. I liked the overall package the best. The base and hopper are nice, and the rollers are 6" long. I was also happy with my interactions with Fred @ Monster Mills. Couple all of that with many happy customers on this forum and you can't really go wrong.

I ruled Crankandstein out once I saw the "About us" section of their web page...very unprofessional.
Do tell...!
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:10 AM   #23
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See above. Bovineblitz quoted it.
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:32 PM   #24
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wonder if he posted that after a couple too many brews of his own one late night

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Old 03-28-2013, 10:17 PM   #25
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wonder if he posted that after a couple too many brews of his own one late night
No idea, but reading it immediately turned me off to his product. So, I supported his main competition instead...it made my decision easier!
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:25 AM   #26
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Not very eloquent as Crankenstein could have wrote that much better and said the same thing. It is true thou that a few of the products sold are mass produced and probably actually made in China.

I'm sold on the detent adjustments they have.

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Not very eloquent as Crankenstein could have wrote that much better and said the same thing. It is true thou that a few of the products sold are mass produced and probably actually made in China.

I'm sold on the detent adjustments they have.
Very true, the detent feature is cool, but not really necessary. It's easy enough to use a feeler gauge, plus there's a more infinite range of adjustments and you're not limited to .005" increments (not that this is a huge amount anyway).
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:55 PM   #28
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i loved their "about us"...tell it like it is..the truth is in short supply

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I have a MM3, 1.5. I have 3 to 4 thousand pounds through it. This is what it was made to do, it show no signs of where.
This is OSHA approved

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This is OSHA approved


But seriously, what HP motor are your driving it with?
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