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Old 03-05-2013, 06:46 AM   #1
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Default Going all grain.

I plan on going all grain very soon. I already built a mlt and would like some advice on a corona mill I'm looking at.
http://www.amazon.com/shorter-counter-grinder-HEAVY-DUTY-adjustable/dp/B004Q7JQI0/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1362468709&sr=8-14&keywords=grain+mill
Would this one work or should i look at another one.

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Old 03-05-2013, 11:07 AM   #2
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Many on here use the corona mill and love it. Check out Revvys post about Ugly junk Corona mill

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Old 03-05-2013, 11:58 AM   #3
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i have the crankandstein 2a and love it. i would suggest getting a roller style over the corona, there a little more money but well worth it.

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i have the crankandstein 2a and love it. i would suggest getting a roller style over the corona, there a little more money but well worth it.
+1 on the crankandstein 2a.
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If you decide to get the Corona, search out the term "conditioning" as you can wet the grain a bit which will toughen the husks and that will help keep them from tearing into too small of pieces.

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Old 03-06-2013, 03:19 PM   #6
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The mill you are looking at should work. You may need to make a couple minor mods as shown in the ugly junk corona mill post but it can do the job. I considered a cornoa type mill but decided to go the route of a roller mill. I am happy I did. I went with the millars b2 mill on amazon for $100. It is built well and does a bang up job. A tad more than a cornoa mill but you get a roller mill that simply needs to be mounted to something to use.

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Get a barley crusher and don't look back.

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Old 03-07-2013, 09:46 PM   #8
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thanks for all the advice. went with the corona mill. I would get a roller but they are currently out of my price range. will look up more on conditioning looks very useful.

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Regardless of the mill you picked, you will really enjoy the switch to AG!

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Not sure if you already made the buy, but you can always just buy your grain milled to start. Obviously, lots of people like to have complete control over every stage of the process, but don't let the cost of a mill be an obstacle to going AG.

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