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#1 Mash

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 07:23 PM

Guys and Gals, I'm in the need of a grain mill. My staple grain is corn, and I've tried the cheap crank burr mill, driven by drill, but it gave up the ghost. I also bought a barley / malt grinder but it will not crack the corn. So what do you use
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Thanks for your advice.

#2 ViolentBlue

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 08:26 PM

Hammermill is the only thing that will handle corn in the volume you need.

#3 BWFiggins

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 11:46 PM

I am having great luck with steam-rolled corn, and only need 180-degree mash water. No milling needed!

To mill small grains, I always recommend the Apollo Machine Works' Econo-Mill, made in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, which also claims to be perfect for corn.

#4 Phil

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 07:52 AM

I have a Apollo Machine Works' Econo-Mill for sale if your interested. Send me a PM for info.

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#5 Rob

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 07:58 AM

Hammermill is the only thing that will handle corn in the volume you need.


A roller mill will work just fine for corn. Maker's Mark uses a roller mill, and I'm guessing the volume Mash is working with does not surpass their volume. We use a roskamp with 2 sets of rolls.