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Old 02-17-2010, 11:37 PM   #1
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Hi,

I need to be buy a mill. I'm having a hard time finding information for any information on mills (like some of the pitfalls associated with getting the lowest price ones).

I know the milling can effect efficiency.. does anyone have any comments before I buy one?

I would like to get this one:

http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...ankandstein-2s

Any help would be appreciated!

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Old 02-17-2010, 11:48 PM   #2
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get the 320ss it is worth every darn penny

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Old 02-18-2010, 12:59 AM   #3
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I have the Barley Crusher and am very happy with it, A very good mill for the money.
Randy the owner is a great guy too and stands behind his product.

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+1 for the Barley Crusher. I've got the one with the 7lb hopper and am very happy with it as well.

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+1 Barley Crusher, could not be happier.
of course, i can't think of a single reason i would not be just as happy with a crankandstein or monster mill.

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Hi,

I need to be buy a mill. I'm having a hard time finding information for any information on mills (like some of the pitfalls associated with getting the lowest price ones).

I know the milling can effect efficiency.. does anyone have any comments before I buy one?

I would like to get this one:

http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...ankandstein-2s

Any help would be appreciated!
I bought a monster mill lovin it!
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Hi,

I need to be buy a mill. I'm having a hard time finding information for any information on mills (like some of the pitfalls associated with getting the lowest price ones).

I know the milling can effect efficiency.. does anyone have any comments before I buy one?

I would like to get this one:

http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...ankandstein-2s

Any help would be appreciated!
A nice mill that should work very well...adjustment is a bit more involved than the more expensive models...but it should work very well when set...If you are handy w/ some mechanical apptitude, I would think the adjustment is easy.
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Old 02-18-2010, 01:24 AM   #8
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http://schmidling.com/maltmill.htm

I bought a Malt Mill at the LHBS, non-adjustable model and use the hand crank. Very sturdy, reliable and does a good crush.
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Old 02-18-2010, 05:47 AM   #9
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Wow that Malt Mill is expensive.

I think you can take off the handle, and then use a drill on the nub to crank it in a circular motion. I saw someone on a video do that.

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no good words for the cheap ass corona mill? im thinking of getting one

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