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Old 01-05-2009, 05:18 PM   #1
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Hello fellow brewmonkeys,

Just got the Barley Crusher from the man in brown..W00T!1!

Did any of you fellow owners leave the weird O-ring on the roller, or can you just ditch it. It doesn't seem to have a purpose.

Thanx in advance.
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:19 PM   #2
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Hello fellow brewmonkeys,

Just got the Barley Crusher from the man in brown..W00T!1!

Did any of you fellow owners leave the weird O-ring on the roller, or can you just ditch it. It doesn't seem to have a purpose.

Thanx in advance.
ditch it...it's just to allow the passive roller to spin when there isn't any grain in the mill. All for show, no go.

 
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:22 PM   #3
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What I thought.

I'm still amazed at over a year since joining how freaking fast new threads get replied to here. Outstanding.
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:33 PM   #4
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Totally ditch it. I left it on and I believe it locked up my mill and ended up dumping a good 1/2lb or so of grains on the garage floor.

 
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:36 PM   #5
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I've run around 200lbs of grains through mine with it still attached as I didn't see any reason to remove it. Like the others said, it ensures the passive roller will spin when the drive roller moves.

If it's not broken why fix it?

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Old 01-05-2009, 05:39 PM   #6
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+1 remove it... mine fell off (ripped) and became part of my mash on the second batch.

Didn't cause a problem, obviously, but...
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