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How to Open to refill a Reusable Acrylic Pepper & Salt Mill

Hello. This is about opening an acrylic pepper and salt mill or pepper grinder so that you may refill this kitchen utensil. One will usually find that the chrome knob on top of the pepper mill is used to open the pepper mill can be too difficult to open, because one cannot grip the chrome knob on top of the pepper mill to open. I am going to offer three different options for opening a pepper mill:
1) Use a pair of work gloves with specialize dripping material on finger tips. Hold top bulb while turning chrome knob counter clockwise.
2) A small nut wrench with cellophane tape on chrome knob to above marring chrome knob.
3) Get a wrench and a towel. Fit folded towel in jaws of wrench and place towel and open wrench on chrome knob and turn counter clockwise. Practice on a pine dowel to know appropriate pressure to use to avoid marring the chrome knob. If you can replace the chrome smooth knob with a grip friendly knob, if possible.

Finally, do not over tighten knob just finger tight.

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On most pepper mills, some part of the upper half usually unscrews, and the 'top' and 'bottom' can be separated. The bottom part will have a 'reservoir' in which the peppercorns should be placed, to eventually be ground.

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I found the following webpage on your grinder: www.shoptrudeau.com/v/vspfiles/images/instructions/0716840.pdf
Just in case the link doesn't work, it looks like the top (salt) part just pulls off the bottom, pepper grinder part. With the top off, there's a hole to pour the peppercorns into.

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Stupid question but how do you refill the pepper grinder of the Octo Combo? I don't consider this an appliance since it doesn't use electricity or batteries but couldn't figure out another category for what is essentially a salt shaker and pepper mill.

Hi, from the photos I see on the web, it looks like you hold the salt chamber and then unscrew the nut on the top of the unit. I would say that you need to then pour out the salt into a small container, and then grasp the bottom (pepper chamber) and pull up on the salt chamber to separate it from the bottom chamber. Fill the pepper chamber and then replace the salt chamber and fill with salt, replace salt cover and then replace nut. I hope this helps.

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