The modular Family Grain Mill system includes an excellent flaker that can be hand or motor operated. Unfortunately it's been nearly 10 months, but I hope it will help you or others anyway. However, the Fidibus 21 price is not reliable as this model is no longer made. And also, thanks for sharing this post at the Homestead Barn Hop! I did find a "Hawo’s Mill 1 Grain Mill" available, which is fairly expensive for me. Likewise I’m intrigued ( I didn’t like that brand name bread either), but I wonder if you (and I if I purchase this beautiful Komo) would need to grind the beans separate in a processor or coffee grinder or something? The Family Grain Mill is a modular system that allows quick-change choices of motor or hand drive units, and processing heads that include a flour mill, grain flaker, meat grinder and food processor. Quality stone burr mills are made in every size from small to very large, with output speeds to match. April, I did a bit more searching, and found another site that carries it – I haven’t dealt with them, but their price is less than Amazon’s price and shipping is free as well: http://www.grainmillshop.com/KoMo-Fidibus-Classic. I would be making quite a life change for my family in moving forward on this purchase, but the arguments are very convincing. She poured the whole pre-measured mix into her mill (a different brand name) and also grinds it to use in her muffin mixes and pancake batters from time to time. KoMo also builds combination mills that include electric grain mills with electric or hand crank flakers; you can see all of our flakers and grinder/flaker combos here. Hope to see you again next week! I placed my order late in the afternoon and had exactly what I ordered in my mailbox less than 48 hours later. Jaime – I have now read the reviews at Amazon and another site that talked extensively about the “21” model. firstname.lastname@example.org Our most popular small commercial grinder is the KoMo XL Plus grain mill, and another commercial grain mill to consider is the Meadows 8” stone burr mill which features natural North Carolina granite burrs. "I'm thankful there are still places with good customer service. I am really happy to have found your website…that is an added bonus to having read your review of the mill! Wow! Absolutely. KoMo PK1 Grain Mill, available on Amazon The dual-function FidiFloc has a hopper that holds just under 2 pounds for the grinder, while the flaker holds 0.65 pounds of grain – both of which are housed in a single cabinet, although the flaker can be removed for convenience. How important is milling speed? Get it here. Pleasant Hill Grain, Nebraska USA. I noticed it’s not there right now, either; maybe it’s out of stock right now? Mockmill grain mills also offer ceramic-corundum burrs, and feature cabinets made entirely of Arboblend. It’s just so so so GORGEOUS! I don’t seem to have problems with my mill jamming if the hopper is filled before grinding. The overview below will provide helpful perspective on different mill designs and their suitability to achieve your aims. Most home grain mill users are mainly interested in making whole grain bread with excellent rise and texture, and every one of our grain mills will produce an ideal grind for bread flour from a wide variety of grains. Few steel burr mills can grind to an ultra fine texture, but the Country Living mill is an exception to that rule as its large precision-cast stainless steel burrs can grind grain (even hard white rice) exceptionally fine. Welcome! This grain mill overview page addresses common grain milling questions, like: How finely should a mill grind? Log in or register to post comments; Printer-friendly version; SheGar. Thanks for the review. The mill sold by Amazon is called the Wolfgang Tribest Mill; it is the same mill as the Komo Fidibus Classic, but marketed to the United States. I have heard various reasons for it, but would like to have your intake on it. Laura, I haven’t had a problem with that. Thank you for your patience and outstanding customer service.” – Chuck Hall, CA. Like stone burr mills, steel burr mills turn at relatively slow RPMs, are fairly quiet, and have a wide range of adjustability that starts with cracked grain, runs through cereal and meal texture, and all the way to very fine flour. I did contact the You’re the Cure company — they answered the phone directly. All of the steel burr grain mills in this section feature long life, replaceable grinding burrs for years and years of peak performance. Required fields are marked *. I recently ground field (dent) corn into cornmeal on the coarse setting, and it worked beautifully. Have a glorious day in the Lord! KoMo makes two of our most popular flakers, the hand-operated KoMo FlicFloc and the electric FlocMan flaker. I really do like the thought of keeping this beautiful mill on my counter as there is no doubt in my mind that if I choose to start milling — the mill has to stay on the counter for convenience sake seeing how little use my food processor gets just behind the cabinet door! I’m really interested in making this investment… this is THE ONE for you, right? . I've been mentioned on Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, GoBankingRates, The Penny Hoarder, and more. I am so glad I had some time to read through many of your posts tonight. It seems so small and unobtrusive too. Thanks so much for the post and the videos!! Most often used to make fresh oatmeal from oat groats (oats with the hull removed), flakers create a flake that’s thicker and chewier than the paper-thin flakes available in grocery stores. Oh, Kendra, I hope it’s once-in-a-lifetime, too. The discussion on this page relates mainly to home-use grain mills. We keep 2 tons of wheat, a hand mill, and a few pounds of C in the bomb shelter. A word to the wise: Because resupply of many product lines remains daunting, and processing times may grow again in coming weeks, there’s never been a year like this to do your Christmas shopping and other year-end buying very early! — Sue Belair, WI. I absolutely love this mill too. There are a number of poorly-designed mills on the market that require such a high turning effort that they really aren’t of any practical use. I’m going to seriously consider getting a mill and this one will have to be given some serious consideration. All Rights Reserved. However, I do purchase Ezekiel wraps. When it worked it did very well and I have always been happy with it. Thanks Jaime — I will contact You’re the Cure. Last year, I shared a post here titled “Why Grind Your Own Grain?” and briefly discussed the grain mill we were using at the time, as well as the one we were hoping to purchase. Now that we’ve used our Komo mill for several months, I wanted to share a brief review and update you regarding our purchase. Grinding hard white wheat in my Komo Fidibus Classic Grain Mill. Please visit our website for our contact information. Hopper fill capacity was figured using hard white wheat. Yes, I was referring to what I’d purchased from the health food store: http://www.foodforlife.com/our-products/sprouted-grain/ezekiel-49, Bread Beckers is a wonderful site; I’m sure if she (Sue?) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Intl: (866) 467-6123, Customer Service We saved a looooonnnggggg time for it! Jan 13 2020 - 10:30am. Let me know if you have any questions during your time of “saving”, lol We had to save before buying it, too! IMPORTANT: COVID-19 UPDATEToday we're shipping orders for in-stock items placed October 22. It’s awesome; I agree. That mill is just lovely! Have fun grinding! The Wonder Junior mill also crosses burr-composition categories by coming standard with both stone and steel burrs. The flour seems be fine for bread making. Your email address will not be published. — Kimberly D. Little, GA. I’m curious, do you do Ezekiel bread? with a comparison but I can tell you I looooove my KomoMio! Komo Grain Mill Review I love that it’s beautiful enough to leave out on my counter (so convenient!) Dear mr. Black, by pure chance we found this article online and your comment about your issue. I watched a dual review of the Nutri-Mill and the Wonder Mill and they sifted out wheat bran from each mill’s results. We are on vancouver island, campbell river, canada. Blessings, sweet friend! "I have never before received such prompt service when ordering any item from a company. The warranty, on the surface, is pretty 'meh' at 3 years vs something like a Komo (which are not available here in the US currently, “My wife and I do a lot of online ordering and we have seldom dealt with a merchant as conscientious and professional as your organization. Ahhh….. decisions, decisions. The other link I sent is really close in price, though. You people are the best." Helping you achieve your culinary dreams. If you have … Rate is measured in ounces per minute. The Hawos Grain Mill 1 (see right) cost around $600, the Komo Fidibus 21 about $300. We enjoy both on occasion but I don’t know if the milling of popcorn should sway my decision. Even empty the motor will stop after about 30 seconds.I have owned this model since the early 80's, so it is not about warranty. Nevertheless, grinding hard grain into fine flour takes a fair amount of power, and many of our customers like to have a motorizing option for their hand crank mill, both for ease of use and for the higher output speed that a motor provides. If you have questions not answered here or would just like to discuss your particular needs, our knowledgeable customer service representatives would love to talk with you. Maybe you have discovered this by now, but I have never had problems loading the hopper before turning on the mill. If you’re shopping for an electric mill, consider how important speed really is to you before you give this factor a lot of weight. Sat: 8:30AM - 3:00PM, CST, Pleasant Hill Grain I’m not seeing your mill listed on the Your the Cure website you indicated – only the commercial sized one. I am thinking of getting a mill, (I imagine like many others have recently) and not much is available. Is this one really that much better? xoxo. http://www.sharskitchen.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=SK&Product_Code=130-7602, http://www.grainmillshop.com/KoMo-Fidibus-Classic, http://www.foodforlife.com/our-products/sprouted-grain/ezekiel-49, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001DZ6TGA/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=3omm3b-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145&creative=399349&creativeASIN=B001DZ6TGA, “Lord I Am Tired and Weary” – A Prayer For Mental Strength, 35 Powerful Prayer Points For Protection [With PDF], 5 Prayers For Faith and Hope That Will Calm Your Heart Right Now, German-made and top quality craftsmanship, easy to turn the hopper and change the fineness of the grind, ground flour comes out fairly cool, retaining nutrients, convenient and easy to use — just flip the switch, I thought it would be quieter than it is, although it is still quieter than my previous mill, the mill should be switched on before you add the grain to the hopper, or it tends to jam. The. Electric operation of the Wonder Junior Deluxe requires purchase of accessory equipment. I dislike things on my counter top but this seems far more palatable than white plastic. I am in the saving process for buying this mill! I would still contact You’re the Cure before making your purchase, though; they were a bit less, and wonderful to deal with. KoMo’s exciting new Mio line offers the same internal milling design and your choice of colorful trim options, with some components made of revolutionary new Arboblend biopolymer.