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CereousBrewer

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I was at a local antique store and noticed a table top grist mill in the corner. It appears to have a conical roller that can be adusted to allow for different grinds. It's made like a tank, can be disassembled, and is in good working order.

Any idea if this would work for a grain mill?

Thanks in advance for your reply!
 
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It had a sticker price of $65, but can probably pick it up for $50. It was converted to operate with a motor, which is included but probably 75 years old. Still works, though!

It's all cast iron with a small hopper which could be easily increased in size.

I think I need to make a trip to the antique store...
 

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Great, they got Revvy flaunting his "junk" again...:)
 

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You will have to see how much adjustability you can get with the adjustment screw....it says on the ebay site;

ON BACK OF MILL IS ADJUSTING LEVER AND SCREW FOR FINE AND COURSE GRINDING
But since it's a corn and grain mill....just a different style than the corona type...I really don't see why not.

You may have to do like I did originally and do some googling about how to tweak it for brewing.
 
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