Over the years I have written accolades about Durston Rolling Mills
on this forum. While the Indian made ones seem cheap and attractive,
it’s important to evaluate where you will be spending your time, and
more important what happens when something goes wrong.
What is the $250 Indian rolling worth when something doesn’t work.
Who do you call? What is your time worth in dealing with the problem?
One eager student at Metalwerx compressed a piece of metal with such
force that the handle on the our mill became damaged. I only had to
make one call to Matthew Durston, enclosed some photos which I sent
via email, and he talked me through the repair. He is in England and
stayed up until 10pm to help us for an upcoming class. Who does that
kind of service?
Yes, a Durston Rolling Mill is expensive, but in the long run, I
still have my very first combination Durston mill purchased from Rio
Grande in 1995. It has survived the torture and stress of thousands
of students and still is working perfectly. What is that worth to