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Penzey's New Peppermill

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dhandley Dec 10, 2008 04:34 AM

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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    grant.cook Dec 10, 2008 04:57 AM

    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
      srgoodman Dec 12, 2008 12:50 PM

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

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      Grillncook Dec 11, 2008 12:28 AM

      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.

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