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Old 04-08-2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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Just in case anyone's looking for a good deal on a Corona mill - I noticed this on ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Heavy-Duty-Cast-...QQcmdZViewItem

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Old 04-08-2006, 03:07 PM   #2
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Man! you can't go wrong with that. You should still shoot for getting a roller mill at some point but that one would be a great starter mill.
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Old 04-08-2006, 03:39 PM   #3
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I wish I'd seen this 2 weeks ago. I paid $50 for a Corona. I think I got a bigger grain hopper. I don't know how they can sell for $15 unless it's a Corona Knockoff.I didn't think there was that much of a Mark UP. I'm not that sold on a Corona, the plates wabble. I get everything from flour to what looks like uncrushed grain with the same settings. I'll try it a few more times and if I don't get better efficiency I'll junk it and buy one with rollers.

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I wish I'd seen this 2 weeks ago. I paid $50 for a Corona. I think I got a bigger grain hopper. I don't know how they can sell for $15 unless it's a Corona Knockoff.I didn't think there was that much of a Mark UP. I'm not that sold on a Corona, the plates wabble. I get everything from flour to what looks like uncrushed grain with the same settings. I'll try it a few more times and if I don't get better efficiency I'll junk it and buy one with rollers.
I just went ahead and bit the bullet and bought a Crankandstien roller mill and I am glad I did. I have run about 80-100 lbs of grain thru it since I bought it in Feb and I have been getting 78-90 % eff from my mash. Check them out they have all different price ranges. http://www.crankandstein.com/
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I'm running a corona right now, but I think I'm going to give myself a crankandstein for christmas. Probably the triple roller model. I think that will help my efficiency.

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