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Old 10-12-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
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My Mom purchased a flour mill recently so I figured I'd try it for brewing. It's a burr-type mill, which I think is the same as the corona mills (at least similar).

I brewed with the crush pictured below and got 75% efficiency and it drained perfectly. I'm pleased!



Here's the mill:


 
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:56 PM   #2
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how long did it take you to crush everything? Small little sucker isn't she
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:58 PM   #3
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Yeah, you're right, it took almost 30 mins. But that's about how long it takes to heat strike water on my stove, so it worked out fine.

 
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Old 10-12-2008, 09:00 PM   #4
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Glad you made it work - fiddling with the grind is the big hassle - once set, it's good to go. Been brewing with a hand-crank Polish corona-type for 15 years. While a proper roller mill would be a nice thing, it's not a high priority, and is only going to happen on the overly backlogged DIY method, since this does work.
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:21 PM   #5
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Hello all,
I have been looking for awhile for a grain crusher.
best deal to date is this by:

Kegco KM11GM-3R Grain Mill with 11 lb Hopper and 3 Rollers.
at $140 is best yet. I hope its still there when I get teh $$$ to gather!
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:24 PM   #6
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Hello all,
I have been looking for awhile for a grain crusher.
best deal to date is this by:

Kegco KM11GM-3R Grain Mill with 11 lb Hopper and 3 Rollers.
at $140 is best yet. I hope its still there when I get teh $$$ to gather!
Slim49
Can you post the site?
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:50 PM   #7
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http://www.beveragefactory.com/homeb...rain-mill.html

 
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