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Old 01-16-2012, 04:19 PM   #1
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Does anyone know of a good cheap grain mill?

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:23 PM   #2
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This Victoria (Corona) Grain Mill with high hopper has been working fine for me, but if you can splurge get a double roller one. I picked mine up at my LHBS for about $50.

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:25 PM   #3
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Many of us use the corona style mill (the same one that CHarlie Papazian gets 87% efficiency with) that can range anywhere from 15-40 dollars, and can be easily tweaked. We have a big thread on it here. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-u...station-90849/

Another option is the modded 20 dollar pasta machine from Michael's Arts and Crafts, plenty of folks are getting great efficiencies with them as well. There is a great thread about that here as well. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/usin...l-grain-75784/
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:25 PM   #4
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If you want cheap and you aren't running 10gallon grain bills through it the corona can suit you otherwise yeah you are looking around at least 150$ (someone correct me if I'm wrong)

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:32 PM   #5
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Many of us use the corona style mill (the same one that CHarlie Papazian gets 87% efficiency with) that can range anywhere from 15-40 dollars, and can be easily tweaked. We have a big thread on it here. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-u...station-90849/

Another option is the modded 20 dollar pasta machine from Michael's Arts and Crafts, plenty of folks are getting great efficiencies with them as well. There is a great thread about that here as well. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/usin...l-grain-75784/
Looks like I over paid Ohh well, I support local so that its there when I need it I guess.

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:42 PM   #6
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If you want cheap and you aren't running 10gallon grain bills through it the corona can suit you otherwise yeah you are looking around at least 150$ (someone correct me if I'm wrong)
I run 12 gallon grain bills through my Corona mill. I do use a heavy-duty drill to power it, though.

 
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I run 12 gallon grain bills through my Corona mill. I do use a heavy-duty drill to power it, though.
Yeah, I've run 20 pound grainbills through mine with a drill. The grainbill size doesn't really matter, no more than any other grainmill.
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