- Nov 6, 2010
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I still love my Barley Crusher and the big hopper is great. I use a variable speed drill as a motor drive.
zymurgist05 said:My BC came yesterday. The instructions recommend that the mill not be powered by a motor. If the rpms are 500 or less, what would be the problem with motorizing vs. using a hand drill?
I have a couple of motors with rpms of 1725. If I put a 2 inch pulley on the motor and a 10 in pulley on the mill spindle, I calculated the rpm of the mill will be right around 500 rpms.