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Old 07-27-2011, 02:44 AM   #1
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Is there a special type of tool people are using to measure the gap on a mill so that binding does not become an issue. This way both sides are even. I was thinkin if using a drill bit for thw distance needed. Has anybody came up with their own way?

 
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:47 AM   #2
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Credit Card = 0.030"
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:02 AM   #3
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I m guessing the smallest drill bit is still to big. Is the credit card the preferred size you use for your crush?

 
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:05 AM   #4
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You can pick up feeler gauges at most auto supply stores. They come in sets of varied thickness. You can also find them on Ebay often with a greater choice in sizes.
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:07 AM   #5
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I have heard the credit card works well. I have a phil mill with one roller and a crush plate so I just have it set to where I want it.

 
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:14 AM   #6
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I m guessing the smallest drill bit is still to big. Is the credit card the preferred size you use for your crush?
I have a barley crusher, set at 0.030 using a credit card. It provides a great crush with out shreding the hulls. I average 85% efficiency also.
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:24 AM   #7
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My 3 roller monster mill will be here tomorrow. Trying to figure out where to set it. I forgot about feeler gauges, good call.

 
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Old 07-27-2011, 03:41 AM   #8
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You can pick up feeler gauges at most auto supply stores. They come in sets of varied thickness. You can also find them on Ebay often with a greater choice in sizes.
+1 on the feeler gauge. Make sure you get the flip out kind not the spark plug wheel tapper kind.
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Old 07-30-2011, 06:31 PM   #9
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Went with the credit card spacing on my first mash and got a 96% efficieny. The monster mill 3 is a champ and very quick. Love it!

 
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