Hand Grain Mills / Hand Wheat Grinders




Let our first rate hand mills be your emergency
safety net to grind whatever you have

Emergency Preparedness

One of biggest fears in our world today is that of a natural disaster or catastrophe. People all over the world are doing more and more to be prepared for any kind of setback. Thanks to the high nutrition and long life of whole grains, they can be put in storage as an emergency backup. With that long life, people want to be able to grind them into flours and cracked grains for varied uses. A good quality hand grain mill provides exactly that. Because we only offer high quality products, our best hand mills will be ready for hard use even ten years from now when you pull them off the shelf.

Grind Anything in Any Way

One of the main reasons people buy hand grain mills is because of its grinding capabilities. Hand mills can grind any grain! With the option of adding stainless steel burrs instead of stone grinding heads, even "oily" grains and seeds and nuts can be ground. A big favorite among hand mill users is using it to grind flax seed and nuts. Flax seed is a very popular seed, known for its amazing nutritive properties. You can even grind nuts for making nut butters like peanut butter. Just use the stainless steel burrs.

Here is a list of just some of the grains, beans and nuts you can grind with hand grain mills:

  • Wheat (Hard and Soft)
  • Buckwheat
  • Rye
  • Oats
  • Millet
  • Popcorn Kernels
  • Dried Field Corn
  • Triticale
  • Rice
  • Sorghum (Milo)
  • Split Peas
  • Chick Peas
  • Soybeans
  • Dried Pinto Beans
  • Dried Mung Beans
  • Dried Green Beans
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Nuts (all types)
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Flax Seed
  • Coffee Beans
  • Peanuts

Not only can you grind anything but you can grind them at any level of coarseness. With a hand mill you can change the spacing between milling heads to change the coarseness. From fine flour to cracked grains, you decide level.

Now you know how a hand mill can benefit you and your family, but how do you choose a good hand mill? Check out our comparison below to see exactly which model will benefit you the most. If you think you still have questions check out our article about Hand mills vs. Electric Mills or return to our grain mills page and check out our comparison tables. If you still have any questions and aren't to sure give us a call at 1-866-478-2530 and let our experts help you out.

Grain Mill

Wonder Junior Hand Grain Mill
Wonder Junior
UniArk Grain Mill
Retsel Uni-Ark
Our Rating Best Buy Great Mill, Expensive Medium Price, Low Quality Medium-low Price, Fair Quality Low Price, Non-Durable
Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime 2 years
Hopper Capacity 4 cups 4 cups 2 cups 2 cups 1 cup
Clean-Up Easy Easy Easy Easy Poor
Weight 10 lbs. 20 lbs. 9 lbs. 9 lbs. 5 lbs.
Grinding Speed 1 1/4 cup / minute 3/4 cup / minute 1/3 cup / minute 1/3 cup / minute 1/4 cup / minute
Coarseness Variations Fine flour to cracked cereals Fine flour to cracked cereals Fine flour to cracked cereals Fine flour to cracked cereals Medium flour to cracked cereals
Ease of Turning Wheel Very Good Excellent Good Good Fair
Can be Motorized Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Nut Butter Quality Great None Fair Poor None
Clamping Power Best (double clamp) No, Must be Bolted Fair Poor Weak
Outer Finish Quality Best Very Good Poor Fair Fair
Stone Quality Best (thickest) No Stones Good Good No Stones
Burr Quality Best Large, Good Poor Poor Small, Poor