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Posted in thread: What is your go-to online store for bulk hops (pellet) purchase? on 05-02-2015 at 12:47 AM
Since your a local Nashvillian I would say check out is out of Greenbrier. He is mostly an
online shop but will meet ya to pickup. Just check thru the site then definitely email him to
ask for 1# pr...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-18-2015 at 01:41 PM
Might have to take you up on that EZCyclone.I will do some more digging and see what I can come
up with though. seem that they would work if I am reading the dimensions right. My center
points are 1....
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-18-2015 at 01:46 AM
I found sone gears that would probably work for $10 for both gears, but they are plastic I am
not positive they will hold up buy I think they will. Steel gears are around $15+ each. Coming
from an rc ...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-17-2015 at 06:32 PM
tried the o-ring option and it worked for about 3.5# of malt with a cordless 18v ryobi but it
struggled. Then switched to the d-handle drill from harbor freight. That had no problem running
it but it ...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-17-2015 at 03:19 PM
Well I notched the drive roller and got some o rings last night I need to try that option to
see if it works. I hate to try and get the rollers reknurled again. As for the gear option
anyone have thou...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-14-2015 at 07:04 PM
do you guys think of using 2 of them to drive both rollers? They are cheap enough to get
since gears are alot of money I just wonder if there would be an issue with the o ring having
enough grip to ...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-14-2015 at 02:30 PM
I have no access to a lathe. I have considered the gear option but haven't found a cheap set of
gears. To do the gears I would think to drill and tap the rollers and then use a small bolt to
hold the ...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-12-2015 at 03:06 PM
There are a few pics. The gap I believe is 0.035. As for rpm I use a drill. It was the big
harbor freight drill handle drill that has an rpm of 0-800. It's always ran on the slowest
speed. The mill ha...
Posted in thread: Home Built Grain Mill - From Scratch on 01-11-2015 at 11:05 PM
Looks good. Not sure how to put this , but I have a diy mill too but have trouble with it
grabbing grain and pulling through the rollers. Its setup kinda like your with the 4 separate
blocks with bear...
Posted in thread: Calling Aj or Martin on 11-29-2014 at 02:25 PM
Thanks for the insight guys about the water. The only probably I would have with using the tap
water and adding acid to it to get it right is the water profile does change throughout the
year and I do...