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Old 02-16-2013, 04:24 PM   #1
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How's it look?

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Old 02-16-2013, 04:33 PM   #2
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Not so great, it's hard to tell for sure but it looks like there are a lot of un-crushed grains there, run it through again or tighten up the gap. IME, .035-.039 is a good gap to have

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Old 02-16-2013, 05:35 PM   #3
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Yeah,another member told me once that .037 was good.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:25 PM   #4
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Yeah, I'd say it looks a bit loose. My crush is usually far finer.

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Old 02-16-2013, 10:06 PM   #5
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really bad, your efficiency will suffer if you keep using that.

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Old 02-16-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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Crush it till your scared

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For biab,I crush it till it looks like it's ready to make all grain bread. Efficiency went way up after I got a paint strainer bag that allows stirring of the mash. That 1 thing made my OG go upfrom 46 to 55.
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It'll make beer, but your efficiency will be horrible.

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Ut'll go down a couple percent on average from what I've seen so far with PM.
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+1 to not adequate. That crush will probably give you around 55-60%, not more. Lots of broken grains and whole grains. What kind of a mill are you using?

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