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Old 07-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #1
May 2011
Stoughton, WI
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I know it's a talked about subject. I'm interested in those that have gone to a three roller mill, wondering WHY YOU think it's better, after you've had a chance to use it?

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Old 07-20-2013, 02:26 PM   #2
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Apr 2010
Fairfax, Virginia
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I honestly don't have a lot of experience comparing two vs. three roller mills since I jumped right into a three roller. My suspicion is that they're largely equal in performance when tuned in. It does take quite a bit of force to get my crankenstein going, so I can't run it off of any standard drill without burning the thing up.

Point being, I suspect I would be just as happy with a two roller as I am with a three roller.

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Old 07-20-2013, 02:37 PM   #3
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Ditto. If i had to do it again i'd go 2-roller, one of those with the geared rollers.

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Old 07-20-2013, 02:56 PM   #4
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I like my 3 roller, it gives the grain an extra step in processing. If you've seen the commercial mills they have lots of rollers. If I were shopping for a mill, I'd get a two roller MM2 2.0. But the MM3 1.5 will most likely out live me. As the other poster said, 3rollers are hard on drills, I burned-up a set of brushes before I motorized it.

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