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Old 12-07-2011, 12:53 AM   #1
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Default Grain mill. who has the best bang for the buck.

I got a good deal and bought a couple bags of two row. Of course I can't use them because I don't have a mill. Like a lot of people money is tight. But I don't want the cheapest I want the one that is the best over all value. I don't live that far from grizzly and could buy a corona for $25 bucks from them.

1. A mill is going to last for years.
2.A mill that has a good warranty.
3.A mill that is going to do a good job.
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:19 AM   #2
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I love my corona I did like many on the " ugly corona station" and it works awesome and its cheap
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:43 AM   #3
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I paid $150 for my CrankAndStein 3-roller mill about 6 years ago and it is still going strong. I highly recommend it.
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:45 AM   #4
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I paid $150 for my CrankAndStein 3-roller mill about 6 years ago and it is still going strong. I highly recommend it.
That's awesome but I spent like 40 for my corona "setup" and it will last a life time and that's 110 to buy other stuff
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:50 AM   #5
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I love my Barley Crusher and it's lifetime warranty. It's ready to mill grain out of the box.

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That's awesome but I spent like 40 for my corona "setup" and it will last a life time and that's 110 to buy other stuff
Well, I started with a Corona and it only lasted 3 batches (milling 10# each) before it died a slow and miserable death. I wouldn't buy one again, but that is my opinion.
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I got my Barley Crusher on sale for 80 bucks. Well worth it.
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One more for the barley crusher. I put it on my Christmas list a few years ago and Mom bought it! I'm loved.
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Very happy with my corona. Paid for itself very quickly.
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Well, I started with a Corona and it only lasted 3 batches (milling 10# each) before it died a slow and miserable death. I wouldn't buy one again, but that is my opinion.
Maybe you should have bought the $25 one instead of the $20 one.
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