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Old 04-14-2009, 07:32 PM   #1
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Default New and Improved Crankandstein 2A Grain Mill

So my grain mill was pretty much destroyed by UPS. I decided to utilize our machine shop at work and mill out some new parts on the Bridgeport.

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And here are the new parts:







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billet grain mill! cool!

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Old 04-14-2009, 07:54 PM   #5
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Yowza! Great work... I don't think you have to worry about baby-ing it any more!




(This message is in no way meant to demean or disparage babies. It is commonly known that there are many babies that can be handled without kid gloves (oops!) This message in no way is meant to demean or disparage children or "kids". It is commonly kown...)

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Hopefully we don't have any avid members that are in fact Babies... I only use babies to check if the water is up to mashing temps... They also work quite well to break up dough balls...

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Do want. Nice!

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Errr why didn't you just machine your own mill while you were at it?

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Hopefully we don't have any avid members that are in fact Babies... I only use babies to check if the water is up to mashing temps... They also work quite well to break up dough balls...
I find they also work in a pinch if you do not have rice hulls on hand
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Errr why didn't you just machine your own mill while you were at it?
I don't have the knurling setup for the rollers, and most of the mill was already made.
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