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Old 11-30-2012, 09:22 PM   #1271
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I'm going to have to try this. I've been worried about too much flour, however I'm getting too many batches in the 50ish percentage range.

Thanks for the update.
As long as you have some amount of pieces that are large enough to accumulate and form a filter bed, it's fine. Might have to vorlauf a little more but IDK, mine runs clear after a few quarts at most.


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Old 11-30-2012, 09:24 PM   #1272
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As long as you have some amount of pieces that are large enough to accumulate and form a filter bed, it's fine. Might have to vorlauf a little more but IDK, mine runs clear after a few quarts at most.
Thanks. I also have tons of extra rice hulls and can use them if needed.



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Old 12-06-2012, 02:48 AM   #1273
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Could you guys evaluate yet another crush?

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Old 12-06-2012, 02:56 AM   #1274
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The pic may be screwing me up but I think I see a few whole kernels I would go a touch finer IMO
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:24 AM   #1275
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I think you're right. This looks a lot like my more recent crushes and I've been getting in the 50s-60s


I see what looks like at least 4 or 5 whole
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Thanks guys, I tightened it up and kept cranking. Looks better to me! The key was that one side of mine was creating much finer particles, I put an additional washer on that side (one on the left, two on the right)
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I agree with the other posters- the pic provided shows a crush that has too many big chunks in it, with what looks like a few whole grains. For my mill, I just followed the advice of 'wilserbrewer': tighten until you're scared, then tighten a bit more. I did that, and my OGs fell right into line.
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Could you guys evaluate yet another crush?

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tighten that baby down! Don't fear the flour!
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:42 PM   #1279
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Here is my setup. I get some grain sneaking out of the top of the shroud, and some dust, so I will likely add some sort of metal shroud that covers the entire top of the grinding plates.

Also getting some uncrushed grains, so will tighten down and see how that works.

$14.95 for the mill (local Mexican supermarket)
$4.50 for the wood (Home Depot)
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$4 for the downspout (Home Depot)
$3 for the driver (Home Depot)

$27.45 total. Not bad for a mill.

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Old 12-06-2012, 06:58 PM   #1280
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Angus, that's way to pretty to be considered 'Ugly Junk'...


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