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What's the best way to grind up seeds, pellets etc? I've been using a blender but I've found it takes a long time to turn it into a fine powder and even then, there's still some particles in it. Also, because of the time it takes, you can smell the motor burning out lol. Any suggestions? :D thanks

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If not the blender then some form of crushing device , a smaller version of a millstonea s you would make flour,

I've been having a look around and came across a coffee grinder.. maybe that might work? No luck on millstones though lol

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There will be an optimum amount of particles to add to the mixer at a time - trial and error I'm afraid

 

Sieve the powder out as you go, i.e. grind some sieve it put the big bits back in the blender (or discard), then top up - this will reduce the load on the blender - you will always get some bits that are very difficult to grind to a powder.

 

Depending on how small the particles you want are, it may be worth getting a spice grinder - the type which are quite small so you will be able to do a bit at a time.

 

It will be a long job.

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I use a coffee grinder but, as Ian says, it is a long job.

 

The coffee grinder is designed for even less prolonged use than a blender and can only be used for 30 seconds ish at a time, then left for 30 seconds etc. and within about 10 minutes the motor is very hot and you have to leave it for 30 minutes or so.

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I buy powered hemp and tigers and krill from Baitworks:-)

 

You can also get hemp n halibut pellet groundbait from tackle shops, think Sonar do it

Pretty sure Dynamite do it as well , in fact by the time you've paid for the blender/grinder , electric , time & aggravation i thibk i'd rather buy the groundbait or just use the particles :)

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I'm not a Particle fisherman , not in the sense that we know it anyway , so im going to ask a genuine but Noddy question here .

 

Why would anyone want to go to the trouble of buying prepping and cooking a shed load of Particles only to want to grind it into dust ?

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There not cheap...but worth the money....I can do a 20kg sack of pigeon conditioner in about 30mins.....and one of these for doing maize and pellets...

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/FEED-MILL-GRINDER-FOR-WHEAT-BEANS-CORN-GRAIN-OATS-CRUSHER-300-kg-220-240V-/321187910142?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4ac84a91fe

 

 

 

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J92 what you need mate is a brewers grain mill/grinder.

Hand powered like an old meat grinder but adjustable so you can have any coarseness you like.

 

Works like a charm! :wink:

Thanks man I've just had a look on ebay and I can get one for about £30.

 

Ok mate but question still stands . Why ?

I fancy having a go at making a basemix mate

 

There not cheap...but worth the money....I can do a 20kg sack of pigeon conditioner in about 30mins.....and one of these for doing maize and pellets...

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/FEED-MILL-GRINDER-FOR-WHEAT-BEANS-CORN-GRAIN-OATS-CRUSHER-300-kg-220-240V-/321187910142?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4ac84a91fe

 

 

 

 Thanks mate I'll keep that in mind

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