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koolkuna

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SHOW ME YOUR GRAIN MILL
Looking at some great ideas of mounting a grain mill. I got one for Xmas with a board. I was thinking of keeping it simple. Mill / Board /Bucket / Handle or motor / Drill drive
So guys show me what's the best setup. Remember I want to keep it simple Maybe I could just rest the mill on top of the bucket and crank away
any pictures would be appreciated
 

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Here's mine...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Rl-la1_6bo
 

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TheWiggman said:
Here's mine made from the common Malt Muncher found on eBay and from various suppliers -



Uses a used grain bag to catch the grain, I've been really happy with it and it takes up little space.
Thread on the build here: http://aussiehomebrewer.com/topic/83647-malt-muncher-brew-stand/
Nice! But hand cranked? Damn, you're keen! I use a cordless drill, makes very quick work of it.
 

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Mines here. Mash master with a big w stockpot catcher. Super happy with the whole set up. I just run it with my cordless drill.
 

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I used Bridges idea for the hopper. It hold about 4kg of grain. Works great. Comes appart easily if needed. I havnt had a stone in the mill yet but i reckon having to empty a huge hopper could get messy.
 

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Heres Mine, simple to make, holds 6kg of Grain
 

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Massive overkill but sits nicely over the mash basket and takes about 20 mins to mill 9kg grain. Gives me time to do other stuff instead of manning a drill.

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moonhead said:
Nice! But hand cranked? Damn, you're keen! I use a cordless drill, makes very quick work of it.
I'm more impressed by your bench tops and tool organisation.
 

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Very interesting setups It has given me plenty of options to think about. Could I just rest the mill board onto a bucket and mill away with the handle or do I need to clamp it down onto something solid??
 

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Love the wigman setup pity I can't weld. Looks great simple and effective. Pity you can't buy something similar
 

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This pic is from a while ago and i have upgraded to a MD motor. The frame etc is on scales. I pour base malts straight in the hopper which can hold pretty much a full bag.

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koolkuna said:
Very interesting setups It has given me plenty of options to think about. Could I just rest the mill board onto a bucket and mill away with the handle or do I need to clamp it down onto something solid??
I use a drill but I just sit mine on top of a 20litre bucket. Sits there alright I find.
 

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Interesting how many using cordless drills.. what speed you running at? Id be be worried they would need too higher a speed which would be shredding the husk and creating too much flour. Im running a high torque drill and keep it as slow as possible. Not worried about grind time as i leave it running while doing other prep, pref grind quality over grind speed
 

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Yeah I was also thinking about the bearings on your mill over heating or wearing out. Is there a reason why it comes with a handle??
 

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My 'custom' set up, although I've replaced the motor to one that runs half the speed now. Munches through 5kg in a few minutes...

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