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farmerlon
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Anyone here use a Corn Sheller?

I grew heirloom Floriana Red Flint corn this year, ground it for cornmeal, and made Buttermilk Cornbread. Oh my goodness... taste so good (if I may say so myself), it would make you want to slap your grandma! :lol:

I've got to try to grow a bunch more of that corn next year. That has me thinking about getting a Corn Sheller to speed up the process. There are quite a few used and antique shellers available on EBAY, and even some new units on the market that are reasonably priced...
[url=https://www.pleasanthillgrain.com/corn_sheller_hand_operated_crank_manual_antique_walnut_stationary.aspx]Antique corn sheller[/url]
[url=https://www.premier1supplies.com/detail.php?prod_id=32644&source=gmerch]Another corn sheller[/url]
[url=https://www.lehmans.com/store/USA_Made___Tools_and_Farm___Farming___Our_Good_Corn_Sheller___8319#8319]Still another corn sheller[/url]

Anyone here have any personal experience with Corn Shellers?

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farmerlon
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Hey Marlingardener,
Thanks for the info, and for taking the time to contact your neighbor.

I will use a grain mill (that I already have) to do the grinding, to turn the corn kernels into cornmeal. The sheller is just to remove the kernels from the cob. The "shelling" can be very tedious and time consuming, and makes for some sore hands and fingers, if it's done manually.
I will definitely pick up a mechanical sheller of some sort.

Thanks for the good tips.

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