Grain Mill Care

Below are a few suggestions for the proper way to take care of your mill.  Please always keep a copy of the owners manual on hand for proper maintenance and care.

If you do not have one, you may purchase a copy from our online store.

         · Keep your grain mill dry.

         · Keep your Grain mill clean, particularly all moving parts and grinding wheels.It only takes a few minutes of your time to

         · Don't try to repair a damaged damaged mill yourself. Send it to us and we will repair it for you.



         If you find the metal has a blue, grey or black color, it is a sign of oxidation and a potential precursor of rust.

         Stainless steel, which is what Retsel uses on most moving parts, does not discolor easily. If you do notice a change in the color of the metal, clean it off with a steel bruch and                 apply a light coat of oil to it’s surface. Discoloration is common to non-stainless steel. But regular cleaning of steel grinding wheels will keep the metal from rusting.