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Old 01-13-2014, 08:27 PM   #1
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Good pepper grinder?

I'd love some tips on choosing a good pepper grinder. I have an old Bodum electric salt and pepper dual grinder that I hate and am going to get rid of. All I need is a good solid pepper mill. It doesn't have to look gorgeous because it will sit on my kitchen cart, not on my dining table. Which one do you like and why?

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Old 01-13-2014, 10:17 PM   #2
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Good question, KG. I've never been real thrilled with any of my pepper grinders either, though the one I have now is better than the others I've had. The name on the bottom says Wm. Bounds Ltd, it's clear acrylic with metal grinding mechanism.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:26 PM   #3
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Good question, KG. I've never been real thrilled with any of my pepper grinders either, though the one I have now is better than the others I've had. The name on the bottom says Wm. Bounds Ltd, it's clear acrylic with metal grinding mechanism.

I've heard that the best ones have ceramic mechanisms like the Kyocera. Looking forward to seeing what people post!
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I'm also in the market for one. I was in the new local kitchen store the other day and saw one that was copper, it was almost MINE! A great pepper grinder is definitely something that I'm going to treat myself to soon.
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I'm also in the market for one. I was in the new local kitchen store the other day and saw one that was copper, it was almost MINE! A great pepper grinder is definitely something that I'm going to treat myself to soon.

They really seem to range in price. I'm hoping to find a nice one for under $20.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:39 PM   #6
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I have this one: Unicorn Mills Magnum Plus Pepper Grinder

America's Test Kitchen repeatedly rates it best.
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I have this one: Unicorn Mills Magnum Plus Pepper Grinder

America's Test Kitchen repeatedly rates it best.

Wow it's super pricey. It must be amazing!
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Wow it's super pricey. It must be amazing!
I have the plus, which is taller and holds more peppercorns. There is also a smaller version.

They both hold a LOT of pepper and grinds a lot of pepper very quickly.
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I have the plus, which is taller and holds more peppercorns. There is also a smaller version. It holds a LOT of pepper and grinds a lot of pepper very quickly.

Is the only difference the amount of storage for peppercorns?
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:09 AM   #10
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I've given up on pepper mills. I now use the spice grinder.
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