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Old 07-10-2006, 11:12 PM   #1
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I am looking into purchasing a grain mill. I am sure folks have some opinions on which one they like, etc. I appologize if this has been covered already. If it has, please point me in the right direction. Any thoughts or suggestions would be much appreciated.

 
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Old 07-10-2006, 11:33 PM   #2
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I have used the Phil mil for many years and have had good results with it. The reason I purchased it was that it was the most affordable of the roller mills.
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Old 07-10-2006, 11:43 PM   #3
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This is what I own and it works great. http://www.barleycrusher.com/

 
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Old 07-11-2006, 01:44 AM   #4
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I use the JSP (AKA Schmiddling) fixed gap roller mill and am very happy. I used to use a Corona mill, and was not happy.. I thought about getting an adjustable gap mill, but as I hardly ever use anything other than two row barley, I didn't see the point. It's definitely worth shopping around, as you can get some good deals occasionally.

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Old 07-11-2006, 10:21 PM   #5
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Roller mills are the best, I'm told.
I use a porkert (corona type) mill and am satisified, not knowing any other type anyway. My mill/grinder was the cheap way out for me and like I say, I'm satisified.
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Old 07-11-2006, 11:10 PM   #6
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I like the barley crusher. It 's about the cheapest of the roller mills. It's adjustible and comes fully equiped with a handle and grain bin. You don't have to buy an adaptor if you want to grind with an electric drill.

 
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Old 07-23-2006, 05:08 AM   #7
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I'm very happy with the assembled mill that I got from http://www.crankandstein.com/.

 
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Old 07-23-2006, 01:11 PM   #8
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I'm very happy with the assembled mill that I got from http://www.crankandstein.com/.
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I put this on my Xmass list and guess what santa brought. One of these. It is a solid mill that works great! Unfortunately the person who gave it to me bought the handle... I would pass on the handle.

 
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:59 PM   #9
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I also use the fixed-gap jsp maltmill and really like it. I got a smokin deal on it when my LHBS upgraded but I would have bought one anyway.
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Old 07-23-2006, 03:36 PM   #10
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I'll put my vote in for the Barley Crusher
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