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Old 09-04-2007, 11:30 PM   #1
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Default Whathca think 'bout this grinder?

A gentlemen on Craigslist was trying to get rid of an adjustable grain mill and sent me a picture of this, asking $60.

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Does anyone have a grain mill like this or think this would work for grinding up grain? If so, think the price is worth it?

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Old 09-05-2007, 01:14 AM   #2
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That is like one we had on the farm for grinding maiz or field corn. I don't remember how adjustable the one I used was but for $20 on ebay you can find a cornona style mill that some people swear by. I've even seen some that power their corona mills and wouldn't trade them for even Yuri's over the top roller mill. Well, I bet they'd trade their mill for Yuri's but his is truly a one of a kind that could probably crush granite gravel into sand.

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Old 09-05-2007, 02:09 AM   #3
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We had one of those on my grandparents farm. I think runhard is right about it being able to crush granite into sand. That thing was a beast!

The one my grandparents had was as adjustable as my porkert (corona style) but the quality of the grinding disks wasn't as high so you definitely got a lot of flour regardless. Might be a fun collectible to have but I think if I was after a mill for brewing I'd either spend less and get a modern corona style, or spend a little more and get a roller mill.

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Or you could get new: http://morebeer.com/view_product/8123/102312

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Cool beans, thanks guys !

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Here's what I think.

I swear by it. For another $60 or so, it's SO worth it. With a 1lb hopper, you'll be cursing yourself for not spending more on a BC or crankandstein. But if $60 is all you got, then...I guess go with the new corona from morebeer.
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