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  1. It's a 7.5 HP 3 phase motor. This particular model k is a 9x12. Just based on a quick google search, it looks like it should do 5,000 pounds per hour with the rolls set closely together.
  2. Price reduced to $4k OBO. This mill is worth close to double the asking price...just need to get it out of the way as our warehouse it full! Please feel free to email adam dot stumpf at stumpysspirits dot com for more info.
  3. Mill was installed in a feed mill in 1999 but only ran for about a year before shutting down and being put in storage. Let me see if I can grab a couple pics of it today.
  4. I have a used Roskamp Model K single pair roller mill that is in great condition. Mill has a magnetic scalper to protect the rolls and a 7.5HP 3 phase motor. Corrugations are in good shape. It came as part of an equipment lot that I purchased and I do not need it. $4,000 OBO. FOB Columbia, IL
  5. After blending everything, try some powdered bentonite to settle (ideally in a small conical) and then rack off the top of the sediment after a week or so. Filter what you rack off through a 1 micron depth filter prior to sending through your final filter on the bottling line.
  6. What kind of roller mill do you have? I might be interested in trading. We are looking to make a switch from hammer to roller. Our hammer mill will do that kind of capacity without a problem. I have a boatload of screens for it as well. Only reason for us switching is that we mash some recipes without enzymes and I worry a bit about heat when we mill our malt. If interested, please feel free to shoot me an email to adam dot stumpf at StumpysSpirits dot com
  7. We run the "beer" pH meter from Hannah Instruments. Has worked awesome. A bit on the pricey side but works well.
  8. Definitely looks like an infection. Brewstilla was spot on...most likely lacto from your malt, depending at what temp you added it. If you were over 160F for your malt addition, it's probably a sanitation somewhere else in your system...mash pump, hoses, mash cooler piping, etc. Will probably taste fine but you'll probably find a lower yield with more heads and tails.
  9. The operations I'm referencing have their everyday production teams utilizing Hoochware...no fancy compliance position whatsoever. Again, not bashing WS, whatsoever; just saying there are other options that are scaleable.
  10. Hi Matt, We picked up an old automated olive oil bottling line that had been idle a couple years. Converted it over to bar-top and 28mm tamper proof and it's running like a champ! I believe it was initially put together by Criveller California. Sorry, I don't have much experience with any other out-of-the-box lines. Cheers! Adam
  11. I'm not certain that's the case. I know of PROMINENT distilleries in KY that probably run more volume in a month than all of us on this thread combined do in a year that are very happy with software options other than WS. Just saying that it's not the end all, be all if you want to run serious volume.
  12. +1 for Hoochware. We've been with them for several years now and love it. Does absolutely everything we need it to and is intuitive to use.
  13. If you're talking about fuel-grade ethanol, a simple redistillation won't take care of it. Talk to the folks at Still Dragon. They are putting together a system that will turn fuel-grade ethanol into USP beverage quality.
  14. interested for a pending project. Have any drawing/spec sheets you can send to adam.stumpf@stumpysspirits.com ? Thanks!
  15. We use automation and temp control on mashing, fermenting, column still, and pot still. Best money we've spent in the distillery for productivity and consistency.
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