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Old 06-22-2012, 03:19 PM   #1
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Anyone have pictures of their monster mill projects to see what options I have for building some type of mill setup

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Old 06-22-2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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Here is a link to a photo album I have with a motorized grain mill setup. Its not the Monster brand name, but its a Crankandstein out of Atlanta.

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...5640233&type=3

If the link doesn't work, you can follow my facebook page to the photo albums.

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Old 06-22-2012, 03:26 PM   #3
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I built mine with a plexiglass shell so I could see what is happening inside. The Hopper is not pretty, but it works. I've since replaced it with metal and added a hook and eye latch to keep the mill on when not in use.









Double sided tape keeps the plexiglass on strong. And on the other side with the tightening screws I just drilled a hole in the plexiglass and tighten the set screws to hold it on. Works great.

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Old 06-22-2012, 03:40 PM   #4
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Built mine from some leftover wood from a cabinet project and an old washing machine motor. Used a door hinge to make the tensioning bracket. Works great, but will bind if I put the grain in before starting the motor. It's huge looking but only 1/4HP.


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Old 06-22-2012, 07:24 PM   #5
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Here is a link to a photo album I have with a motorized grain mill setup. Its not the Monster brand name, but its a Crankandstein out of Atlanta.

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...5640233&type=3

If the link doesn't work, you can follow my facebook page to the photo albums.
where did you get the motor/control box.. looks nice and slick!
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Old 06-22-2012, 08:58 PM   #6
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where did you get the motor/control box.. looks nice and slick!
I'm a maintenance supervisor at work and it was old stuff we were going to obsolete and throw out. You can pick up the stuff from Grainger. It's a 1/4 hp DC motor with a Dart drive.
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