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Old 02-08-2018, 08:27 PM
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Default Help with Motorized Mill and Stand Build

Hey Guys,

So I am trying to build a mobile motorized mill stand and I was hoping to get your help and expertise.

Here is an example of what I am trying to do:
https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/t...d-mill.186036/


1. I currently have this mill and the hopper that came with it (I would like to get a lot bigger hopper on it):
http://www.crankandstein.net/index.p...products_id=25


2. Here is the All American Ale Works Motor I am going to buy:It is a 240 RPM Motor
https://allamericanaleworks.com/prod...plers-package/


3. Once I buy it (it is available in March) I need help wiring it. Is anyone an electrician or knows how to do this? I'll pay you for your help. I also might need help building the stand.

Here is what the owner of the motor said: "As for wiring, you are correct. You will need to purchase some cord, a switch, and junction box. You should also install connectors on the ends of the wire being connected in the junction box".
***There are a lot more instructions so I can send that to whoever can help me

Thanks in advance for your help!

-Stuart
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:15 PM
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I would be willing to help build the stand and wire the mill up to electricity. I have all the tools to make the stand. Do you have the dimensions for the stand you want?
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:49 PM
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Julian,

I'm not sure about the dimensions of the stand, but I know I want it on casters for easy mobility and tall enough to fit a typical trash can under to collect the grain.

Do you know the best way to put a bigger hopper on the mill?

Here is the mill again when you scroll down: http://www.crankandstein.net/

I'll PM you my contact info.

Thanks!

-Stuart
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Old 02-09-2018, 10:50 PM
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Thats awfully expensive. a regular motor with a 1" and 10" sheeves and belt is a normal process. You can come see what i did and i have plenty of steel to help build a frame
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Old 02-12-2018, 11:04 AM
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I am in the middle of teaching my self to stick weld by building a grain mill stand as well. I'll post a couple pictures. That does seem awfully expensive for a motor.
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