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Dec 10, 2008 04:34 AM

Penzey's New Peppermill

Has anyone bought one of the new peppermill's from Penzeys? I have a Magnum peppermill that I love; however, the grinding mechanism quit working properly because I was using the larger Extra Bold Indian Black Peppercorns from Penzeys. The new Penzeys peppermill is supposedly made to handle the larger peppercorns, and I wonder if anyone has tried it yet. By the way, I contacted the Unicorn company, and it took a couple of e-mails but they finally sent me a new grinding mechanism for my Magnum; however, it's plastic instead of the original stainless steel.

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  1. I'd carp about the plastic - I think that's what they use for their salt mills..

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    1. re: grant.cook

      Yes, exactly. The pepper mills have steel mechanisms, the salt mills white nylon. They've sent you the wrong thing.

    2. My brother has both the old style and the new style and he told me that the older one is the better. It grinds finer than the newer one.