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Old 04-14-2008, 11:56 PM   #1
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Default Finally finished my grain mill

Well, except for a hopper...


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Old 04-15-2008, 12:49 AM   #2
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BTW, rollers made by Yuri, sold to the_bird, then sold to me. Saved me the trouble. Was going to make my own but, knurling tool was broken.


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Your belt looks really loose. You might want to mount that motor on a hinged platform so you can adjust the tension.
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Actually I'm putting slots in the table. The mounting bolts go through the table and into cleats that move with the motor.

With that being said, it pulled the grain through with no discernible slipping. Although it was a rather small amount of grain.
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Looks good! I kinda feel like I have to turn in my man-card for not being able to build a suitable housing for the rollers, but without access to machine tools.... let's just say that it's tough to do fine machining work with a hand drill!

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Only 2 legs? Is it sturdy? Also, will you shield the arbor/belt?

I think I'm going to have to go ahead and give you some props.
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Actually, the legs are just stuck under the platform. Not even attached. They're just there for a trial run. I will probably put another bucket under that end.

Considering a guard. Maybe after I lose a few fingers or other dangling appendages.


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What would you build the gaurd out of?
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Thinking about a box made out of the same birch plywood as the base.


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