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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Please help, chocolate not looking as good as it should."
" Off the bat, I can say that honey may cause issues. Honey contains water, and water and chocolate dont mix. It can cause the chocolate to seize..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"Powell and Jones:  Tim  You are correct in that HDPE can take 110C or more, however one of it's less useful properties is its high thermal..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"so, I *think* I have a mystery solved.  At least for the seizing wheels anyway.  The way that the axle became coated as shown in the pics, the..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"I'll try the cb lubing the shaft and see if that helps.   The batches I do are typically 100oz batches. (6.25lbs/2.8kg) The 12 hour mark was there..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"Something to note though, I've tested and shown that just the act of refining (no added heat in a room temp of 72F) gets the chocolate up to 146F...."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"And yes, the expoxies are the only things that have an issue with the heat. Based on what I've been able to find ; which I'll admit is not much so..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"Yes, the wheels will move slightly from side to side down the axle shaft when clean. They spin freely, and no vertical(up and down) movement when..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"Here's the pics of the seized assembly at each step of cleaning. "
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
"To reiterate: when I got the machines in October. I unpackaged them, ran them under hot water and mild soap and used a scrubbing brush. That was to..."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Premier Wonder Grinder Help"
" Ok, because of the 2am cleanup finishing around 3am, a little slow at getting the pics up.  However, the lube appears to be cb with granite dust...."
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
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@timwilde • 7 years ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What the Chocolate Industry Needs is A $100 Bar of Chocolate"
" I'm just going by the blurb that was in the description. Quote: But these ‘diamonds of cacao’ – prized for fine-flavor – are vanishing … their..."
 
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