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Old 01-17-2013, 12:31 AM   #1
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Looks terrible to me...

What do you guys think?

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Old 01-17-2013, 12:42 AM   #2
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Definitely looks like a lot of uncracked kernels in there.

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Old 01-17-2013, 12:44 AM   #3
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Are these the "before" pictures.... ?

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Old 01-17-2013, 12:53 AM   #4
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Wtf am I going to do? I was going to do my first all grain this weekend. Don't have a mill...

Might have to order one!

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Old 01-17-2013, 12:57 AM   #5
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Wtf am I going to do? I was going to do my first all grain this weekend. Don't have a mill...

Might have to order one!
Smack the bag or roll it with a:

rolling pin
baseball bat
rubber mallet
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:03 AM   #6
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How about running it over with the truck?! I read on here that "crushed" grains from kits were bad, but give me a break. 50% are still intact. I'm pretty pissed...

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Old 01-17-2013, 01:43 AM   #7
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Rolling pin gets my vote.

For future reference, I've always been happy with the Brewmasters Warehouse crush. It gets about 70% for me, while my LHBS which has quite a nice crush gets me 72%.

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Old 01-17-2013, 01:45 AM   #8
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Wtf am I going to do? I was going to do my first all grain this weekend. Don't have a mill...

Might have to order one!
I suppose you wouldn't know where to find a beer bottle. They work fairly well to crush grain.
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:07 AM   #9
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Buy the mill, that way you can buy grain in bulk and not worry about someone else not crushing your grains well.

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