Every so often, you may find that it is a little more difficult to process your cocoa beans than you recall. Have a look at the cutter wheel. Are they sound? Are the teeth all intact or worn down or bent over? We have found, that with a lot of use, these do need to be replaced. We are now offering them. The cutter wheels in the pictures are a new one and one after about 300 lbs of beans.
The screen holder now comes with a finger guard. You may find it helpful to remove part of the grid if you are using the Champion for winnowing as the nibs can back up.