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Old 10-19-2012, 03:36 AM   #1
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I just received my 2MM monster mill in the mail today and finished setting it up.

I set the gap to .039 (the feeler gauge moved the rollers with a little resistance, hope thats correct) and did 4 lbs of 2-row to clean off the rollers.





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Old 10-19-2012, 03:48 AM   #2
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I just received my 2MM monster mill in the mail today and finished setting it up.

I set the gap to .039 (the feeler gauge moved the rollers with a little resistance, hope thats correct) and did 4 lbs of 2-row to clean off the rollers.
It's all in what you want. Looks a bit loose in the pix, but hard to tell without a handfull. Mine is set at 0.034 which means nothing. Lauter and efficiency tells the tale.


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Old 10-19-2012, 03:50 AM   #3
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Looks like you still have some grains that made it through whole... I would tighten it up a bit.
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Old 10-19-2012, 04:04 AM   #4
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Yep +1. When I crush I see lots of flour and maybe half a husk at best. I have a BC @ .035
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Alright, I try 036 and give that a go.
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Old 10-19-2012, 04:28 AM   #6
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Here is the crush in my hand.

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That crush looks great there now.
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That's a fair amount of flour, but that's not much of a concern if the sparge works fine. I also get a good bit of flour and it's never been a problem for me.

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Yeah, and I should have clarified, that was a handful of the .039 gap crush. I have a domed false bottom in my MLT (the fly guy one.) I should be fine on the batch sparge.
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I get a fair bit of flour from the monster mills at my LHBS, I don't think I've ever noticed an uncrushed grain however, so thats good. I sparge easy with a bazooka tube and copper manifold and never have an issue. Great efficiency too!


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