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Another yardsale find. 50

Still works but more for show.

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Andy wrote:
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> Another yardsale find. 50
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> Still works but more for show.


A coffee mill, or an Italian pencil sharpener.

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Andy wrote:
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> Still works but more for show.
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> Andy


Looks like a salt mill to me. Could also be a coffee mill as Sheldon
mentioned.

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Skyhooks said...

> Andy wrote:
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>> http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=642cl0l
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>> Another yardsale find. 50
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>> Still works but more for show.
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>
>> Andy

>
> Looks like a salt mill to me. Could also be a coffee mill as Sheldon
> mentioned.
>
> Sky



It's a vintage KYM Mokka coffee grinder (according to e-bay). It medium
grinds anything. I've put peppercorns through it with good results. Not
good for fresh herbs, dammit. <g>

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On May 6, 12:21 pm, Andy <q> wrote:
> Skyhooks said...
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> > Andy wrote:

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> >>http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=642cl0l

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> >> Another yardsale find. 50

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> >> Still works but more for show.

>
> >> Andy

>
> > Looks like a salt mill to me. Could also be a coffee mill as Sheldon
> > mentioned.

>
> > Sky

>
> It's a vintage KYM Mokka coffee grinder (according to e-bay). It medium
> grinds anything. I've put peppercorns through it with good results. Not
> good for fresh herbs, dammit. <g>
>
> Andy


That's what knives are for, silly!
maxine in ri



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>> Not good for fresh herbs, dammit. <g>
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>> Andy

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> That's what knives are for, silly!
> maxine in ri



Oh, a wise-gal, eh??

Why I oughtta...

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On Sun, 06 May 2007 12:52:11 -0500, Andy <q> wrote:

>maxine in ri said...
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>>> Not good for fresh herbs, dammit. <g>
>>>
>>> Andy

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>> That's what knives are for, silly!
>> maxine in ri

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>
>Oh, a wise-gal, eh??
>
>Why I oughtta...
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Hey.... Ya bum!

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> On Sun, 06 May 2007 12:52:11 -0500, Andy <q> wrote:
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>>maxine in ri said...
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>>>> Not good for fresh herbs, dammit. <g>
>>>>
>>>> Andy
>>>
>>> That's what knives are for, silly!
>>> maxine in ri

>>
>>
>>Oh, a wise-gal, eh??
>>
>>Why I oughtta...
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> Hey.... Ya bum!



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Andy wrote:
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> Another yardsale find. 50
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> Still works but more for show.
>
> Andy



If it's as small as it looks int he photo, it's probably a pepper grinder.

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On 2007-05-06, Andy <q> wrote:

> It's a vintage KYM Mokka coffee grinder....


Yep. It's of the type known as a "knee mill". The concave sides are
to help hold the grinder between your knees while grinding. I have a
German Zassenhaus knee mill (coffee) I use for espresso. That KYM mill
also has conical grinding burrs, the best for coffee.

nb


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> On 2007-05-06, Andy <q> wrote:
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>> It's a vintage KYM Mokka coffee grinder....

>
> Yep. It's of the type known as a "knee mill". The concave sides are
> to help hold the grinder between your knees while grinding. I have a
> German Zassenhaus knee mill (coffee) I use for espresso. That KYM mill
> also has conical grinding burrs, the best for coffee.
>
> nb



notbob,

My KYM is a very straight sided box. I can hold it with one hand from any
side on the table and crank it with the other.

Andy
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